Getting Limerick Active
Getting Limerick Active

Desk to 5km

Training Programme

Do you sit at a desk for long periods throughout the day?

Desk to 5km is a 6 week ‘Couch to 5km’ style beginner training programme aimed at anyone who would like to increase their physical activity levels to progress from walking/jogging 3km, to completing 5km at the end of the 6 weeks. Desk to 5km normally takes place in various locations every Spring in the lead up to the Great Limerick Run

2021 Desk to 5km will be in PODCAST FORMAT!!! 

Our team will guide & motivate you through the sessions as you listen to the ‘follow along’ Podcasts. Completing 3 sessions per week over 6 weeks- you will progress from ‘Desk to 5km’ following the training programme developed by Athletics Ireland. 

  • Support & Motivation throughout every session
  • Train as part of a wider group, but participate at your own pace in your own locality
  • Weekly podcast & training plan
  • Advice & Tips on Nutrition, Hydration, Stretching & Exercises to do at your desk
  • Information on other 5km/Events/Walking Routes & upcoming physical activity events across Limerick city & county
  • Links with parkrun, walking/jogging/running groups & athletics clubs in Limerick
  • Desk to 5km programmes can also be facilitated throughout with a specific group/company/organisation. In-house programmes are subject to staff availability & a minimal cost.



For more information contact Mairead: 061-333600 E-mail

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