Running - training tips

Planning to run for Parkinson's UK? Have a read of our top training tips.

If you've signed up for a race, but aren't sure where to start with your training, we can help!

Once you've chosen your run let us know by completing our online registration form (via Active Network).

We'll then send you:

  • a running pack with lots of useful information and advice, both about training and fundraising
  • your Parkinson's UK running top

Our training zone

If you're new to running, trying a new distance or aiming for a new personal best, check out our new training zone.

Here you'll find:

  • training guides
  • route planners
  • pace calculators
  • personal trainers - designed to answer basic running questions

You'll also find the Q&A Place, where you can ask a team of experts about any specific injury, nutrition or training issues.

You'll need to log in with these details:

  • Username: qanda
  • Password: q123GGhv

Fundraising tips

Need support with fundraising to meet your sponsorship targets? Check out our fundraising tips.

Choose a running event

Are you ready to take on a running challenge? From fun runs to ultra marathons, we've got a race for you.

Running podcasts

Looking for some company on your training runs? Hang out with comedians Rob Deering and Paul Tonkinson as they talk about life and comedy - but mainly running. While running.