Beginners running programme - Group 12

Join a friendly running group in the grounds of Penrhyn Castle. No matter what your ability or fitness level, you can enjoy walking, jogging & running, inspired by the beautiful views! Our lovely Run Leaders will support you every step of the way.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

We are running a Couch to 5km programme suitable for complete beginners or those who have not run in a long time.

Starting at 9.30am, the sessions will take place before the castle is open to the general public to ensure a quiet and relaxed atmosphere.

On the final week of the programme the group will complete the Penrhyn parkrun together on a Saturday morning.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01248 353084
Please email RunLeaderTeam@nationaltrust.org.uk to register interest and receive a form.
Suitability
Suitable for ages 12+ (12-15 year olds need to be accompanied by an adult)
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet outside the Visitor Centre in the main car park.
What to bring and wear
Please wear clothing you will be comfortable walking and running outside in. Beginners - Please wear running shoes if you have them, otherwise trainers or the most 'trainer-like' shoes you own.
Accessibility
This group is suitable for complete beginners. If you have any questions regarding accessibility please get in touch.
Other
The Castle café will be open from 10.30am, so you are welcome to join us and have a well earned hot or cold drink afterwards. This is a free group but donations to the National Trust are greatly appreciated. If you are a member of the National Trust please bring your membership card to scan at the start of the session. Programme dates (don't worry if you can't make them all): 1. Sun 12 May, 2. Sun 19 May, 3. Sun 26 May, 4. Sun 2 June, 5. Sun 9 June, 6. Sun 16 June, 7. Sun 23 June, 8. Sat 29 June. Penrhyn parkrun: Every Saturday morning a friendly community of local runners and joggers, some with prams and dogs on leads, gather to take part in Penrhyn parkrun - a free timed 5km run around the castle. On the final week of the programme, Week 8, the group will join the parkrun and complete it together. After this everyone in the group is warmly invited to continue attending the parkruns every Saturday. http://www.parkrun.org.uk/penrhyn/

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 May 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
2 June 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
9 June 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
16 June 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
23 June 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
29 June 2019 08:40 - 10:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
The Run Leader Team
Email
RunLeaderTeam@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01248 353084

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Sat 25 May 2019
10:30-16:00
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Children's Gardening Week

Sat 25 May 2019
10:30-17:00
A week of self-led gardening activities and family fun in the garden.

Beginners running programme - Group 12

Sun 26 May 2019
09:30-10:30
Join a friendly running group in the grounds of Penrhyn Castle. No matter what your ability or fitness level, you can enjoy walking, jogging & running, inspired by the beautiful views! Our lovely Run Leaders will support you every step of the way.

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Wed 29 May 2019
10:00-11:00
An outdoor workout for mums, expectant mums, dads, grandparents and carers on Wednesday mornings. Enjoy the stunning surroundings of Penrhyn Castle's grounds - all while baby sleeps in the buggy!

Speed Volunteering

Sat 01 Jun 2019
09:00-16:00
You may have heard about Speed Dating, but have you ever heard about Speed Volunteering? Join us as we celebrate Volunteers' Week with a series of quick fire volunteering taster sessions.

Father's Day High Tea

Sun 16 Jun 2019
14:00-15:00
Looking for something different to do this Father's Day? Why not treat dad with an unique afternoon tea in the spectacular surroundings of the Grand Hall at Penrhyn Castle.