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
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
16 November 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
23 November 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
30 November 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
7 December 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
14 December 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
21 December 2019 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 (Tues)

Tue 20 Aug 2019
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Climb a huge hill - 50 Things family activity

Tue 20 Aug 2019
11:00-12:00
Climb a (relatively) huge hill on this guided family walk, with plenty of stops and activities along the way...

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 20 Aug 2019
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.

Washday Wednesdays - living history

Wed 21 Aug 2019
11:00-15:00
Chirk Castle's historic laundries come back to life through July and August...

Potions and posies - medieval medicine activities

Thu 22 Aug 2019
11:00-15:00
Learn all about medieval medicines, and have a go at crafting one of your own.

Running for beginners

Sat 24 Aug 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!