Running Groups & Clubs
As the weeks tick by and race day approaches, joining a running group or club can really help keep you motivated and offer tips and knowledge as you prepare for the Bath Half. Running groups can also be a great way of meeting new friends and offer a safe running environment, especially when running on darker winter evenings.
We have put together a list of local groups and clubs in the Bath & Bristol area. If you want to let us know about other groups and clubs in your area then please get in touch via our Facebook and Twitter pages, and we can help spread the word about those too.
RUN ENGLAND GROUPS – ENGLAND ATHLETICS
Search the RunEngland site to find your local Run England group
START RUNNING (BATH)
Mark Ilott is a qualified UK Athletics Leader in Running Fitness and has recently started this mixed running group. He will be able to offer runners advice on correct running form, stretching, training techniques and tips of running the Bath Half Marathon based on previous experience of the race. More info
A new running group that meets at 10.30am on Sunday at the Sports Centre, for runs between 6 miles and 14 miles for people who are training for the Bath Half. More info
RADSTOCK RUNNING GROUP
Radstock Running Group have two training nights per week and cater for those wanting to train for 5k, 10k and half marathons. Beginners are welcome. More info
SWEATY BETTY RUNNING GROUP
Meeting on Monday’s at 6.30pm at the Sweaty Betty Shop in Bath. This women-only group, run by Helen Conner, will be working on their Bath Half training plan from November. More info
JOHN MOORE SPORTS RUNNING GROUP
Meeting on Thursday’s at 7.15pm at the John Moore Sports Shop. This group, also run by Helen Conner, includes intervals, fartlek, hills, speed and socials. More info
Kerry Sutton is a Bath based UK Athletic run coach who takes run groups of all abilities. Join her on a Wednesday evening for free coaching between 6.30 and 7.30pm meeting at Lambridge Rugby ground. These are a mix of focused running training and strength and conditioning. More info
PILATES FOR RUNNERS
The Osteopathy and Pilates Studio in Bath offer 121 Pilates for Runners sessions. For more information contact the Studio
COMBE DOWN RUNNERS
An informal running group has just started in Combe Down. The group is for runners of all abilities and members have just opened a Facebook group to discuss routes, training plans and arrange group runs. They would be happy to welcome new members.
JUSTJOG RUNNING GROUP
JustJog women’s running clubs in Brislington and Frenchay aim to bring women together and help them reap the benefits of walking/jogging/running. The clubs achieve what they set out to do and bring women of all ages, backgrounds and abilities together in a social, fun environment which helps to improve women’s lives on all levels. More info
ENGLAND ATHLETICS CLUBS
Use England Athletics Club Finder to find your local athletic club
TEAM BATH ATHLETIC CLUB
TeamBath AC is an England Athletics affiliated club. It aims to have five different paced groups on the roads (winter) and off-road (summer) – including a beginner group. The groups are all supervised by experienced group leaders who know the routes, will help to maintain the correct pace and provide safety cover in case of accidents. More info
SOMER ATHLETIC CLUB
Somer AC is a multi-disciplined England Athletics affiliated club where anyone can train and compete for anything from track and field to cross-country, road racing and triathlon. More info
Interested in a free listing for your own training group or club ? Let us know using our on-line contact form.