WALX Activity: Power of Poles 1 - Introduction

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WALX - Power of Poles Intro Course

Price: £16.50

Quick Info:

  • Distance: 2 Miles
  • Date: Thu 30th June
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Address: Rutland Cycling, Soar Valley Way, Braunstone Town, LE19 2AN, United Kingdom
  • W3W: studio.puzzle.fish
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WALX Leicester East

Walk Description:

This comprehensive course, suitable for all ages and fitness levels will help you understand how to select the right kind of poles and use them for health, fitness, fun and challenges.

Feel your whole body and core work with every step!

Burn more calories and feel lighter on your feet!

Walk further, faster and for longer, with less effort uphill and downhill!

Learn about different techniques, the key moves, pole types and how to size them!

Meet: Everards Meadows Car Park (off Soar Valley Way or B4114 Narborough Road South). Free Parking for up to 3 hours. Number plate recognition on entry. 

Pace: Steady, to suit the group. Walking poles are provided for you to use on this training course.

Terrain: This is a mixed terrain venue with paths of various different composition as well as undefined walkways across meadows. The towpath and some paths through Glen Parva Local Nature Reserve/Aylestone Holt Spinney could get muddy. The route may occasionally cross a stile.

Elevation: Negligible inclines.

The course will take place on grassed fields and public footpaths/tracks. Wear sturdy trainers or boots (the grass can be slippery if wet), and clothing suitable for the weather conditions.

Refreshments and toilets are available at Jenno's Coffee House. Please remember your mask if entering the Coffee House and adhere to their requirement for NHS Track and Trace.

When joining us we ask you to read and agree to these safety measures:

We aim to be respectful towards members of the public and reassure them of our safe practices. All equipment will be supplied and has been sanitised and quarantined according to Covid-19 recommendations. Please bring a small backpack or bum bag with water and a snack if required. Participants are required to register and complete an online health questionnaire in advance. If you feel unwell between booking and joining the class, we ask you to err on the side of caution and cancel your booking. You will be re-credited, and can rebook for a future date or a refund can be issued.

If you have any questions, please use the contact details to get in touch.