A language learning and running club for curious minds and active hearts...

 

Are you ready to improve your command of the English language and get in shape at the same time? Join Peter Sabath, a native speaker from Washington, D.C. now living in Pécs, Hungary, for weekly study seminars and interval training sessions in and around this beautiful city. Read & Run Fitness, your hub for language learning in motion! 

 

…where body and mind meet as one.

study

In small groups of 6-12 participants, engage in weekly seminars on countless topics under the sun, from classic and contemporary novels and poetry to nonfiction texts, current events, art films, newspaper articles, and socio-cultural studies.

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Fitness

After meeting in nature during good weather or local coffee shops and community centers during bad weather, participants go on cityscape, trail, and indoor track "free" runs, integrating high-intensity interval training, core work, and plyometrics.

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Pete Sabath, Director of Read & Run Fitness, pictured with his four children, Sebestyen, Odessa, Levente, and Balazs.

Pete Sabath, Director of Read & Run Fitness, pictured with his four children, Sebestyen, Odessa, Levente, and Balazs.

DIRECTOR

Peter is an English language lecturer in The Foreign Language Center at The University of Pécs. Before recently moving back to Hungary, Pete taught English literature and language in Budapest, Zalaegerszeg, the United States, and Africa for 15 years. Next to teaching, Pete enjoys traveling and spending time with his Hungarian wife and four children, running and staying fit, reading and philosophizing about life, and making music.

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Your brain will work better when you give it a pair of running shoes and take it out for a run around town on a regular basis.

Your brain will work better when you give it a pair of running shoes and take it out for a run around town on a regular basis.

Research

Why Read & Run Fitness? Why reading, thinking, running, and exercising back to back? Research clearly supports the idea that high intensity physical and aerobic activities stimulate mental acuity and thus language learning of any kind. At Read & Run Fitness, we believe that stronger bodies and hearts lead to stronger minds. Check out the research on this topic to learn more about linking your body and mind!

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