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
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

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 24 Oct 2017
10:00-12:00
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Pumpkin Carving

Tue 24 Oct 2017
10:00-16:00
For some fiendish Hallowe'en fun pop along to Chirk Castle from Monday 23 to Tuesday 31 October and try your hand at pumpkin carving.

Conservation Exhibition

Tue 24 Oct 2017
12:00-16:00
Keeping Chirk Castle looking great is a year round challenge. This exhibition focuses on the work our Conservation team do through the year, and the challenges they face looking after a 700 year old building.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 28 Oct 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!

Autumn Veteran Tree Walk

Sat 28 Oct 2017
13:00-16:00
Join our Head Ranger for a special guided walk around parts of Chirk's 480 acre estate to discover our very special collection of veteran trees.

Fungal foray, with Debbie Evans

Sun 29 Oct 2017
10:00-13:00
Join grassland fungi expert Debbie Evans to explore Chirk Castle's estate and take a look at some of the 19 fascinating species of grassland fungi you can see.