Running for beginners 2017

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
26 August 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
2 September 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
9 September 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
16 September 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
23 September 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
30 September 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
7 October 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
14 October 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
21 October 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
28 October 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
4 November 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
11 November 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
18 November 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
25 November 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
2 December 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
9 December 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
16 December 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Falconry in the gardens

Sun 20 Aug 2017
11:00-15:00
Relive history at Chirk Castle with falconry in the picturesque gardens. Watch a flying display, and take the opportunity to get closer to these amazing birds.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 22 Aug 2017
10:00-12:00
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Muddy Art

Tue 22 Aug 2017
11:00-15:00
Get messy this summer and create some muddy art at Chirk Castle!

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 22 Aug 2017
20:30-22:00
ALL 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.

Mini-beast Safari

Thu 24 Aug 2017
11:00-15:00
Join us for on mini-beast hunt as we track down some of Chirk Castle's smallest residents.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 26 Aug 2017
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!