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
29 June 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
6 July 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
13 July 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
20 July 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
27 July 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
3 August 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
10 August 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
17 August 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
24 August 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
31 August 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
7 September 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
14 September 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
21 September 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
28 September 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
5 October 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
12 October 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
19 October 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
26 October 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
2 November 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
9 November 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available

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Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 25 Jun 2019
21:00-22:30
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.

Running for beginners

Sat 29 Jun 2019
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!

Nordic Walking (Tues)

Tue 02 Jul 2019
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

National Meadows weekend 2019

Sat 06 Jul 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us for a weekend celebrating traditional wildflower and hay meadows, as part of National Meadow Day 2019, and discover the important role they have in our ecosystem, and try some traditional techniques.

Have-a-go archery, with the Wrexham Bowmen

Sat 13 Jul 2019
11:00-16:00
Fancy yourself as a bit of a Robin Hood? Come and have a go at Chirk Castle with the Wrexham Bowmen archery club - all ages and abilities welcome!

Civil War Weekend - with the Honourable Artillery Company

Sat 20 Jul 2019
13:00-14:30
Help us to welcome the Pikemen & Musketeers of the Honourable Artillery Company to celebrate our Civil War story with parade and musket firing. Also meet Brian Godwin, National Trust firearms advisor, and discover our special collection of muskets.