Couch to 5k challenge smashed by Padiham schoolchildren

The pupils from St Leonard's Primary School in Padiham after completing the Couch to 5k challenge.
The pupils from St Leonard's Primary School in Padiham after completing the Couch to 5k challenge.
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Their time at primary school is ending on a high for these students after they completed a running challenge.

Every child from year six at St Leonard's Primary School in Padiham finished the Couch to 5k challenge.

A mobile app, which contains training plans that gradually progress toward a 3.1 mile run over nine weeks, every child in year six finished the challenge with times ranging from 24 to 28 minutes.

And considering that a few of the children struggled to run for a minute in the first week, everyone agreed it was an amazing achievement they should be proud of.