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
23 February 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
2 March 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
9 March 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
16 March 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
23 March 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
30 March 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
6 April 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
13 April 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
20 April 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
27 April 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
4 May 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
11 May 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
18 May 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
25 May 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
1 June 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
8 June 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
15 June 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
22 June 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
29 June 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available
6 July 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

Nordic Walking (Tues)

Tue 19 Feb 2019
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Snowdrops at Chirk Castle

Tue 19 Feb 2019
10:00-16:00
Chase away those winter blues with a beautiful walk around Chirk Castle's award winning gardens and Pleasure Ground Wood, and see a carpet of delicate snowdrops.

Winter woodland welly walk - February half-term activities

Tue 19 Feb 2019
11:00-11:30
Join us for a family friendly walk to explore our woodland in winter.

Climb a huge hill, a '50 things' walk - February half-term activities

Wed 20 Feb 2019
11:00-12:00
Are you ready for a challenge this half term?! Number 28 of the 50 things to do before you’re 11¾ is to climb a huge hill!

Marshmallow toasting - February half-term activities

Thu 21 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Warm up around the fire and toast some tasty marshmallows and make s’mores!

Nordic Walking (Thurs)

Thu 21 Feb 2019
13:00-16:00
Let the outdoors move you with weekly Nordic walking sessions led by the Erddig Nordic Walkers on the Chirk estate.