Whether you’re walking or running 2km, 5km or 10km, your challenge is by no means a small feat.

To ensure you feel prepared for the day, we’ve put together a training guide with all you need to know to get you fit-ready.

Inside you’ll find training programs, whether your a beginner or a seasoned walker/runner, suggested exercises for warm-up and cool-down and general dietary and fitness advice.

When you cross over that finish line, your sense of achievement will be huge, knowing that you’ve not only completed your walk/run, but that you’ve also helping to improve the health outcomes for people across Melbourne’s west.

Let us know how your training is going. Post your photos to Instagram and tag us @wh_walkwest.

WalkWest Training Guide (1.39MB)

Top Ten Training Tips (43KB)

Benefits of Walking (60KB)