Welcome to Run York    aand  

We are local running groups specialising in helping beginners get started and progress in running.  It doesn't matter if you have never run, already jog/run or are coming back to running after time off, we are here to ensure you get the right advice, support and motivation.

Our groups comprise all ages and abilities and are really friendly.  You start and progress at your own rate, not what someone else thinks you should do and, once you are running, we make no demand or obligation on how you progress.  But we do make you aware of your options and opportunities.

The groups are led by qualified UK Athletics Coaches and Run Leaders who are all volunteers, doing it because they love running.  We have extensive contacts with local professionals and specialist running shops to ensure you get very best assistance, information and help.

Run York is part of  Run England,  a national network of running groups

We want you to enjoy running.  If you have a personal goal to achieve then let us know.  Group members have started as absolute beginners, done the Race for Life, the Jane Tomlinson Appeal 10k and progressed to half and full marathon.

Come along, give us a try and have a chat to people in the groups.  They are our best recommendation!

Contact Richard Smith 07846 189103 or email runyork@sky.com

Monday 6.30pm The Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ

Tuesday 6.30pm East Parade, Heworth

Thursday 7.00pm Millennium Bridge on the corner of Rowntree Park

'fit by nature' is a beginner running group aimed at mums who have just dropped their children off at school.  If you would like to get into exercising, or might not have done much recently, then group leader Melanie offers lots of encouragement and support from jog/walk to around 3km. Meet at York Steiner School, Fulford Cross YO10 4PB at 9am Tuesday mornings.  For further information contact Melanie on 07930 366077 melaniejelkan@hotmail.com

'Heworth Harriers',organised and led by Lynne is a beginner and improver run group meeting at Heworth Tennis Club, East Parade at 6.30pm every Tuesday.  Very supportive and friendly to get you started and progress.  For more information contact Lynne on 07791118624 or lynneackroyd@yahoo.co.uk                                                                                                                                     



A busy November for Run York and Sweat Equity members in Dalby Forest and at the Scarborough 10k in perfect running conditions










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