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 June 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
30 June 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
7 July 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
14 July 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
21 July 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
28 July 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
4 August 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
11 August 2018 09:00 - 11:00 Available
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

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Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Storybook trail

Fri 22 Jun 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.

Embroiderers Guild and the Guild of Spinners Dyers and Weavers exhibition

Fri 22 Jun 2018
12:00-17:00
A fascinating exhibition from local branches of the Embroiderers' Guild, responding to the history and landscape of Chirk Castle.

Running for beginners

Sat 23 Jun 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!

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 24 Jun 2018
08:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle's estate for free.

Guided estate walks

Sun 24 Jun 2018
11:00-12:30
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Nordic Walking

Tue 26 Jun 2018
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.