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Welcome to the home of RunTogether.

RunTogether provides fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone: whatever your ability or time availability. We believe running / jogging is more fun and easier to become part of your lifestyle when shared with others. Try one of our group runs to find out for yourself. #BetterTogether #RunTogether

COVID-19 guidance update

We are aware the UK Government has revised its guidance for COVID-19 following the spread of Omicron. At this stage, this revised guidance does not impact generally on grassroots athletics and running. Should this change, we will provide further details on our website and via our social media channels at the earliest opportunity.

In the meantime, we would urge registered members, athletes and all participants in the sport to follow the UK Government’s revised guidance currently in place.

New partnership with Forestry England

Whether you're trying to escape the hustle and bustle of city streets and sweaty gyms, or are looking for somewhere more rugged to challenge yourself, Forestry England’s waymarked running trails are the perfect place to find your rhythm.

From 1km to 10km route lengths, their running trails have been designed with both beginners and seasoned runners in mind. They provide an opportunity to run on safe, off-road, traffic-free trails in beautiful forest locations.

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Stride The Extra Mile for Bill Bradley

Members of Lickey End and the Bromsgrove running community ran, walked, jogged and cycled for twelve hours, to raise money and remember their RunTogether friend and group member Bill Bradley.

Bill, a Lickey End member, sadly lost his fight against cancer December 2020. A year on, Dylan Gould - a coach at Lickey End Striders - organised a run for Primrose Hospice, in Bromsgrove, the hospice where Bill stayed during his illness. The run took place on 21 December 2021 which was a very poignant date as it was Bill’s birthday.

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Latest blog: Set yourself some goals and get ready for an amazing 2022

Whether it’s signing up for a Couch to 5k programme, joining a RunTogether running group or targeting your first parkrun, goal setting can play a big role in that process.

When you take on a new challenge like running 5k or joining a RunTogether group it pays to understand exactly what goal setting is all about and how it can help you achieve the things you have targeted – be that your first 5k, a personal best in the spring, or finishing that elusive long loop that everyone else seems to be able to complete.


#RunAndTalk applications open throughout January 2022

Our #RunAndTalk programme has been created with the aim of improving mental health through running in England.

Supported by Mind, the mental health charity, we want to get people talking about mental health, sharing their experiences and removing stigma, provide support and guidance to raise awareness of mental health problems and support people experiencing mental health problems to be physically active through running.

RunTogether groups can apply throughout January to join #RunAndTalk and appoint Mental Health Champions to support mental health through running


Upcoming webinars

Eating disorders in athletics and running - how to spot the signs and know what to do.

15 February (5:30-6:30pm). Learn from expert Martha Williams, Clinical Advice Coordinator at BEAT, the UK’s eating disorder charity. The webinar will cover signs and symptoms, and what support is available.

Physiological training implications for the female endurance athlete and the Menopause

29 January 2022 (10am). Join Dr Jessica Mee online on where she talks through the physiological training implications for the female athlete and the Menopause.


Q&A: Changing Attitudes with Aston Chasers RunTogether member Alison Colquhoun

Alison Colquhoun answers our questions about how she went from disliking running, to joining RunTogether, to never missing a training run, even when she's away from home.

(Alison on right, pictured before Doncaster 10k)

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Verwood Runners - from RunTogether group to England Athletics affiliated running club

England Athletics South West RunTogether Group of the Year award in 2020 Verwood Runners have gone from strength to strength and have since become an England Athletics affiliated club, with over 200 registered members.

Verwood Runners originates from a group previously known as Verwood Running Buddies (VRB) which was formed in 2014. With a growing member base and 2 successful C25k programmes in the Spring and Summer of 2017, it was decided that VRB would change the name of the club to Verwood Runners asnd work towards affiliation.


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Our Journey to 2022 campaign celebrates the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer.
It will champion athletics and running as the country prepares to host a huge summer of sport.
It will also help shine a spotlight on the people, clubs, groups and communities who keep athletics and running going all year round. Click to find out more.

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