November 2017 Newsletter

 Boom! here is November! we truly are sliding through 2017 shouting wahoo!

Our Wednesday GlowWorm sessions are all about giggle power and getting a few miles munched under the cover of dark. Check out our Monday and Thursday sessions too!

We have a special event on the 11th November which is our Virtual Poppy Nordic walk. You must register for your virtual medal and t-shirt. We shall be Nordic walking a poppy shape of 11km (ish) as our remembrance dedication.

Our Reading Half Marathon training now starts with the 16 week program that will get you through Christmas and the winter bug season. We train you up slowly to be strong and resilient! Again, just sign up for your place and then book on to our walks to keep yourself focused. Additional home training is recommended too. If you are curious and would like to learn more, then please do contact Janine. We will be adding in some additional walks, The Challenge Series, specifically for the people we are supporting on not just Reading Half Marathon but a variety of other events. Set your health goals and enjoy reaching an amazing target!

Keep up to date with our group news and promotions on Facebook – its your page to catch up on your stories and photos enjoyed on your walks plus health tips, delicious recipes and inspirational achievement stories. Do engage and interact with us and share with your friends and family.

Learn to Nordic Walk

This is the schedule for our FREE taster sessions and beginner classes for the remainder of 2017. There are no beginner classes or tasters during December.
This is the schedule for our FREE taster sessions and beginner classes for the remainder of 2017. There are no beginner classes or tasters during December.

Monday 6th November, 11.15am FREE Taster session, Prospect Park

Wednesday 8th November 1.30pm 2 week beginner course, Prospect Park

Monday 13th November 11.15am 3 week beginner course, Prospect Park

Saturday 11th November 1pm, FREE taster session, Prospect Park

Saturday 18th November, 1pm, Fast Track beginner course, Prospect Park

To book on please visit the Online Diary and for the up to date information.

Just check the website for the up to date information.

To book on please visit the Online Diary and for the up to date information.

Nordic Walking Schedule

You have your Freedom Passport so now let’s get you involved with our walks across Berkshire.
Please note the walk guide. If in doubt just speak to Janine or Maria.

October Weekly Program
There are now 16 regular walks you can enjoy.
For up to date details check the website.

We have four new Gentle Paces groups: 
Monday, Finchampstead (different location each week)
Tuesday, Caversham/Pangbourne (different location each week)
Thursday, Finchampstead (different location each week)
Thursday, Tilehurst Fox and Hounds

Monday –
Any Kickstart Monday – Prospect Park 10am
Any Sulham Circulars (90 mins) – Sulham Woods 1.30pm
Gentle Finchampstead (different location each week) 1.30
Any Urban Poling Circulars – Prospect Park 6pm
Any Winter Nordic Walkout – Prospect park 7pm-8.30pm

Tuesday – various locations
Easy 10am 90minute Circular Walks
Gentle 11.45 60 minute Circular walks

Wednesday –
Any Thatcham Nordic walking for fitness and smiles 10.30am
Moderate walk Caversham Canters  – Caversham Rowing Club 6.30pm

Thursday –
Moderate walk Step Up and Stride Out Linear Park 10.00am
Gentle Finchampstead (different location each week) 1.30
Gentle Janine’s Gentle Pacers – Tilehurst Fox and Hounds 4.45
Moderate Walk  *Tilehurst Fox and Hounds Quiz n Chips Nordic walk night* 90 minutes urban poling circulars this is our new style sociable evening where we will challenge you and then you can relax with us after in the pub, or not.

Friday –
Any Explore Berkshire Adventure Walks from different locations 10.00am – 12.00pm

Saturday – a different meeting point each week
Any 60 minute Early Bird Canal stride out 8am
Moderate walk  90 minute Cardio Canal stride outs 9.15pm

Why not try some of our workout classes back to back! Perfect way to train up for a challenge or get Ski fit for the winter!

Become a Premier Member and do any number of these regular walks for just £10 per week. Just sign up for our monthly direct debit. Convenient and total quality YOU TIME.

Dates for the Diary

We have a few fun challenges and events through 2017. Please do save them in your diary and get involved. 

Virtual Poppy Challenge WalkSaturday 11th November 9.15am start

Santa Fun RunSunday 3rd December (independent booking in)

Christmas Cocktails masterclass – 9th December 5.30pm for a 6pm start (added to Facebook, payment in advance will be required)

Christmas walk and pub lunch – 16th December 10am start (added to Facebook, payment in advance will be required.)

Bucks Fizz and Bacon Butty New Year walk – 30th December 8.30am from Fox and Hound.

From November our new Premier members will receive these goodies;
a versatile buff and technical club t-shirt, worth £20
Sign up to be a direct debit member today and enjoy as many of our regular scheduled walks as you like. Plus discounts on other walks.
We make sure we give you value for money and encourage you to stay on track for your health goals.
Also, you are entitled to a free walk to another NWUK group who are also delivery partners.

You can also buy our tshirts and buffs.
Tshirts are small, medium and large £12 (generous size and long)
Purple buffs are £8 (if popular will add more colours)
Email your order: