Taster session: beginners running club at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

Join this new beginners running club free taster session to gently build up your strength and stamina with the help of our England Athletics trained run leaders.

  • Booking essential

Want to start running but you're a bit nervous about getting going? This brand new running club could be the perfect place for you to make the leap. Nobody will be left behind so you're free to go at your own pace while working with the run leader to help improve your running.

These are taster sessions to try out the club free of charge. The sessions will run weekly until Wednesday 25th March and Thursday 26th March respectively.


Event ticket prices
  • All £0.00
    Morning running club

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Over 16s only
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Visitor centre if you sign up to the morning class. West Gate entrance if you sign up to the evening class.
What to bring and wear
Running trainers. A head torch for the evening run. Layers to keep you warm and a drink.
The pathways are tarmac. No traffic.
The abbey floodlights will be on for the Thursday evening running class. These sessions are outside normal visiting hours so there will be no visitors in the grounds.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
8 January 2020 09:00 - 10:00 Available
9 January 2020 18:00 - 19:00 Available

Contact Info

Estate Office
Call 01765 643160

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