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
1 July 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
8 July 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
15 July 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
22 July 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
29 July 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
5 August 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
12 August 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
19 August 2017 09:00 - 11:00 Available
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

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Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Moth Morning, with Ranger James

Sat 01 Jul 2017
07:00-08:00
A great opportunity to get closer to the many species of moth that call the Chirk Castle estate home, and find out about the conservation challenges we face in looking after them.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 01 Jul 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!

Scything experience, as part of National Meadows Day

Sat 01 Jul 2017
09:30-11:30
Join us for this traditional meadow mowing experience, and bring out your inner Poldark, on National Meadows Day.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 04 Jul 2017
10:00-12:00
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 04 Jul 2017
20:30-22:00
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.

Chirk Half Marathon

Sun 09 Jul 2017
10:00-14:00
A Magnificent Half Marathon taking place in Chirk and the beautiful grounds of Chirk Castle.