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
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

Running for beginners

Sat 20 Oct 2018
09:00-11:00
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!

Fungal foray, with Debbie Evans

Sun 21 Oct 2018
10:00-13:00
SOLD OUT. Join grassland fungi expert Debbie Evans to explore Chirk Castle's estate and take a look at some of the 19 fascinating species of grassland fungi you can see. Booking essential.

Autumn half-term welly walks

Mon 22 Oct 2018
11:00-11:45
Put your wellies on and get out and about this October half-term. Explore the parkland with an interactive family-friendly walk.

Nordic Walking

Tue 23 Oct 2018
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Pumpkin Carving

Wed 24 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
For some fiendish Hallowe'en fun pop along to Chirk Castle from 24 to 31 October and try your hand at pumpkin carving.

Spooky storytelling, with Andy Harrop-Smith

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
Spooky Halloween stories with our favourite local storyteller Andy Harrop-Smith.