Training

Training Advice

Training for the Vitality Westminster Mile is a brilliant way to help you look and feel great and lead a healthier and more active lifestyle.

A mile race is a great distance for novices and seasoned runners alike. To help you to reach your target, whether you simply want to get round or you’re aiming to set a new personal best, we recommend that you follow a training schedule, which will allow you to increase your fitness levels at a sensible and effective rate.

The sooner you can get into the habit of regular exercise, the sooner you will start to enjoy the benefits. If you have not done any exercise for a while, however, consult your doctor before you start training.

  • Getting started
    Every beginner’s running programme starts with walking, and you will have to walk before you can run...
  • Getting ready to run
    Prepare for the start of every session by following these simple ways to ease effortlessly into a run...
  • What to do in race week
    Here are some tips on what to do in the days ahead of the race to ensure you enjoy every minute of the event...
  • Staying motivated
    The next time you struggle to get out of the door, use these motivation tips to inspire you to pull on your trainers and get going – you won’t regret it…!