Looking to run 5km, but not sure where to start?

This €80 plan will help you run a 5 km distance in either 5 or 8 weeks… just decide which plan suits you best! Your plan can be tailored to work with heart rate, but this is optional. This means all you need is a pair of runners, and away you go.

Who is this training programme for?

This training programme is perfect for someone who is starting out running, and are not sure where to start. My aim is to provide you with some structure to help you to run 5km in 5 or 8 weeks.

This programme is also ideal for someone who is trying to get back into running.

run 5km programme overview

Programme Overview

  • Initial Consultation
  • 2 demonstration videos
    • Run technique drills
    • Mobility and core exercises, specific to running
  • A weekly plan for 5 or 8 weeks to get you to your 5km running goal
  • Training Peaks login with daily sessions uploaded. This means you can easily see your sessions on your phone through their app.
  • Final catch up to discuss your progress, and your future goals

A typical week…

  • 3 runs
  • 1-2 walks
  • Mobility/core work

Initial Consultation

This plan includes an initial consultation with me, Martin Kirwan. Find out more about me, and my journey into the fitness world here.

This consultation will allow me to understand your level of fitness, your goals, discuss heart rate options, and set up your heart rate zones, if that is the best route for you to go.

This makes this programme unique to you, and will help you reach your goal.

How much is this training programme?

The Focus on Fitness Run 5km training programmes are €80. Our programmes are tailored to your fitness levels, which I will get more of an understanding during our 1-2-1 online consultation.

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If you are looking to increase your fitness levels and reach your goals, Martin is the man for you.

David Connolly

The best thing about working with Martin is that he clearly remembers what it was like to start from scratch and because of this he understands what you are going through and is there to support you through it all.

Brian Jacob

I know without a doubt that I would not have achieved a fraction of what I have without Martin’s support and guidance.

Katie Ryan

I have been told at the track that we run so well together it appears like we are one person running.

Amanda Crotty

I heard of Martin through a friend and cannot speak highly enough of the motivation, encouragement and self-belief he has instilled in me.

Tony Hughes

Through Martins personal involvement in my training, observing and tweaking elements as the year went on, my 2015 season consisted of me consistently knocking 7-8 minutes and sometimes more.

Seamus Wall

Whats special about training with Martin is that regardless of how many people he is training he has a massively individual approach and takes into account each persons level of fitness/performance, goals, challenges and balancing training with everyday life.

Kate Nolan

What Focus on Fitness offers is a ‘unique’ package, tailored to individual needs, combining Experience, Knowledge, Commitment, Time and above all Patience!

Siobhán Kennedy

For anyone looking to improve their Running, Cycling or just to get direction and focus in training I have no doubt that with Martin’s help you can achieve your goal.

Ger Nolan

I would recommend anybody to try focus on fitness it’s changed me for the better in so many ways.

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I am absolutely delighted to have completed my first Half Ironman, the biggest event I have ever done!

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