Beginners running programme - Group 13

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 29 Sep 2. Sun 6 Oct 3. Sun 13 Oct 4. Sun 20 Oct 5. Sun 27 Oct 6. Sun 3 Nov 7. Sun 10 Nov 8. Sat 16 Nov (parkrun) 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
20 October 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
27 October 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
3 November 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
10 November 2019 09:30 - 10:30 Available
16 November 2019 08:40 - 10:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Calan Gaeaf: Autumn garden trail

Sat 19 Oct 2019
10:30-16:00
This Autumn we’re celebrating the ‘Cynhaeaf’ (Harvest) by looking at how the garden prepares for the cold snap.

Halloween: The Ghosts of Penrhyn Castle

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Have you ever heard a creak or felt a chill on the back of your neck as you walked around the Castle? If you're feeling brave this Halloween join us as we explore the real ghost stories of Penrhyn Castle.

Beginners running programme - Group 13

Sun 20 Oct 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.

Christmas wreath making workshops

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-11:45
Start a new Christmas tradition this year with some traditional wreath making in the elegant surroundings of the Grand Hall.

Christmas weekends at Penrhyn Castle

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
Start your own tradition and celebrate the festivities with us this year. Join us for traditional games, festive greenery crafts, wreath making workshops, wassail punch and wintry walks.

Sunday dog walking sessions at Penrhyn Castle

Sun 24 Nov 2019
11:30-12:00
Bring your four-legged friend (or friends) for a Sunday stroll around the grounds at Penrhyn Castle.