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
25 January 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
1 February 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
8 February 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
15 February 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
22 February 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
29 February 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
7 March 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
14 March 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
21 March 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
28 March 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
4 April 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
11 April 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
18 April 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
25 April 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
2 May 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
9 May 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
16 May 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
23 May 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
30 May 2020 09:00 - 11:00 Available
6 June 2020 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

Running for beginners

Sat 25 Jan 2020
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!

Bushcraft taster sessions, with Woodland Classroom

Sat 25 Jan 2020
11:00-12:30
We welcome James from Woodland Classroom to the estate for some fun Bushcraft taster activities.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 26 Jan 2020
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 26 Jan 2020
11:00-13:00
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Guided history tours

Mon 27 Jan 2020
11:00-15:00
Join history expert Huw for different tours of the castle exterior, to find out about Chirk Castle's fascinating 700 years of history.

Nordic Walking

Tue 28 Jan 2020
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.