Running for beginners

Give your fitness a boost in the beautiful surroundings of the Chirk Castle estate. A great opportunity to get started with running and meet other people, and who knows? You might be taking part in one of our 10km runs before you know it!

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Weekly on Saturdays throughout the year, the Beginner Running Club is a great way to boost your fitness and confidence and meet new people.

Please be aware there are limited places for each session. Please email carl.green@nationaltrust.org.uk to book.

In partnership with Sport Wales we have developed a series of social runs led by accredited, friendly volunteers.

Run duration is around an hour. This group is aimed at beginners - under 18s to be accompanied by an adult.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01691 777 701
Booking not necessary, but please email to let us know you're coming.
Suitability
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet in the car park at 9:00am.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable clothing and trainers or running shoes you will be comfortable running in.
Accessibility
This activity is aimed at beginners and those just starting running, however may not be suitable for those with mobility problems. Please contact us if you are unsure.
Other
There are limited places available for each session. Please email carl.green@nationaltrust.org.uk to book you place.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
18 August 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
25 August 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
1 September 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
8 September 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
15 September 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
22 September 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
29 September 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
6 October 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
13 October 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
20 October 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
27 October 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
3 November 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
10 November 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
17 November 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
24 November 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
1 December 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
8 December 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
15 December 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
22 December 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Carl Green
Email
carl.green@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01691 777 701

Upcoming events

Nordic Walking

Tue 14 Aug 2018
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Storybook trail

Tue 14 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
Can you help the bold Knight Princess to rescue the frog prince? Follow our trail, find the animals in their homes and see if you can help.

Buzzing about bees

Tue 14 Aug 2018
11:00-15:00
To celebrate becoming a certified bee friendly site we’re going wild for bees this summer at Chirk Castle!

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 14 Aug 2018
20:30-22:00
SOLD OUT. The perfect opportunity to come and meet Chirk Castle's bat population. Guided by our Ranger Team learn about the bats' habitat, food and the conservation challenges we face.

Create a clay creature

Wed 15 Aug 2018
11:00-15:00
Forage for natural materials and combine them with air-hardening clay to create your own mini clay creature!

Marvellous mini-beasts

Thu 16 Aug 2018
11:00-11:45
Join us to explore the miniature world of marvellous mini beasts! Booking essential.