Running World Masters Indoor Champion to host FREE coaching sessions on Zwift

First session is on 21 July, still some time to get your Zwift RunPod

(Image credit: James Thie/Zwift)

Despite the fact that many commercial gyms will reopen soon, probably a lot of people have already bought their treadmills and have been enjoying their session on Zwift. If you want learn how to get better at running and also have a Zwift Run Pod, we have good news for you: leading GB coach and the current World Masters indoor Champion in the 1500m, James Thie will be hosting a series of 'mile improvement' sessions on Zwift.

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Taking place every Tuesday for three weeks on Zwift's virtual running track, the sessions are designed to improve your one-mile-time , or 1609 metres if you like to measure your distances in the metric system. And it's not just for seasoned running pros either: all types of runners can benefit from the sessions, no matter ability or favourite distance.

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As for the schedule, the first session is on 21 July, followed by the second session on 28 July and finally, the last one on 4 August. All sessions are set to start at 3 pm BST and will last for 45 minutes. During the workouts, Thie will lead runners through a series of interval efforts to help you get the most out of your treadmill sessions.

Apart from a treadmill, you might also want to get a pair of decent running shoes and a heart rate monitor or running watch.

More information about the event could be found here.

Matt Kollat
Section Editor | Active

Matt Kollat is a journalist and content creator who works for and its magazine counterpart as an Active Editor. His areas of expertise include wearables, drones, fitness equipment, nutrition and outdoor gear. He joined T3 in 2019. His byline appears in several publications, including Techradar and Fit&Well, and more. Matt also collaborated with other content creators (e.g. Garage Gym Reviews) and judged many awards, such as the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance's ESSNawards. When he isn't working out, running or cycling, you'll find him roaming the countryside and trying out new podcasting and content creation equipment.