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10 Week Beginners Programme 0-5k

Starting: Monday 20th March - 12th June (excluding bank holidays)

Time: 12:30-13:15 (perfect to fit in your lunch breaks!)

Location: Exhibition Park

Our 10 week BEGINNER group aims to get you on the road and progressing up to a distance of 5k (3mile). So if you’re new to running, recovering from injury or would simply like to pick up your fitness while socialising on your lunch break then this is the session for you!

Sessions will be starting from Monday 20th March from 12:30pm across 10 weeks. We’ll be meeting at Sport Central reception and our running routes will focus around Exhibition Park. Changing facilities including lockers and showers will also be available for you to use at Sport Central if you wish to use them and sessions will be run by our Active Newcastle run leader Jodi Kean.

  "you feel energised afterwards and feel like you have accomplished something else in your day. It's a nice break away from your desk where you can work out and feel better afterwards"

"I feel uplifted when I return to work and have more energy" 


Back to Netball

Day: Every Thursday

Time: 12:15-13:00

Location: Sport Central

‘Back to Netball’ is a gentle re-introduction to the sport for adult females of all ages.

Whether it’s about rediscovering sporting abilities you forgot you had, about getting active again or just meeting a group of like-minded ladies, this session caters for all abilities. Sessions take place at Sport Central every Thursday lunch time and are aimed at beginners so feel free to join in at any point!

"I hadnt played since I was 16 and having it in my lunch hour was perfect"

"I joined to keep fit and take part in something with members of my team"


5-a-side Football

Day: Every Friday

Time: 13:00-14:00

Location: Sport Central

Get out on your lunch break with a 5-a-side football session every Friday. Sessions are open to everyone of all abilities and are perfect for those just looking for a kick about and to get more active and have fun! Squads are selected one week in advance so you please register your interest first. Sessions are £3 and can be booked by clicking below.



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