One of the many benefits of running is that you can go out entirely on your own initiative for free, but there are good reasons for running with others including; company and social, security, being part of a community, discounted entry in races/shops, introduction to new routes, tips for improving your training/racing, plus many running clubs are allocated places in sell-out events such as the London Marathon.
Two easy ways to find a club:
Whether it's improving your fitness, losing weight or just enjoying the social side of the club, the Roadents are the club for you - there's a beginners group, an intermediate group and the main group. Club nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays at different venues.
Ripon Runners welcomes runners of all abilities from 16 years old and newcomers are welcome to try it a few times before joining up. There's a mixture of slow and fast runners and it's a great way of meeting other runners who will become friends.
A free, volunteer-led Run England running group who meet at the Boathouse in Handsworth Park, Birmingham. We welcome beginner runners with our Run Leaders on hand to provide support and advice and we also help you train for distance goals and enter running events.
The Natterjack Fast Forward Running Group meet every Monday evening at the Liverpool Natterjack Store on North John Street. It's completely free to free to join and we welcome all levels of runner from beginner to marathon trainers. We’re a friendly bunch and offer loads of support and advice.
Runs of all distances for all standards of runner, including fun runs, trail runs, half marathons, ultra marathons and everything in between.
Expert advice on all aspects of running from our team of world-class experts. Putting together a training plan, buying new running shoes, getting into ultra-running: whatever your skill level you'll find something useful in here.
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