Beginner's Running Groups in Cheltenham

Our next Beginners Intake is Starting Soon.


You can experience a free week with us from the 11th of May!

Complete the form and book your events on the next page.

Everyone Can Run

Learning to Run can be a Soul Destroying Process...

The burning lungs, the aching legs, your head telling you to stop!

Run too fast and this experience is guaranteed...

Our beginner's running programme will teach you how to enjoy running and see constant improvements in your ability.

We'll start you out with short jog periods and walking to ensure you experience success from session one. You'll gradually spend more time jogging and less time walking.

Before you know it you'll be joining one of our non-stop groups and running your way to a happier and healthier life.

The benefits of running range from:

  •  weight loss through burned calories and increased metabolism

  • effective stress release, improvemoods and self esteem ​

  • less huffing and puffing as you walk up the stairs

  • improved posture and with good coaching can actually lead to less back pain and other ailments. 

We'll support your journey with educational videos, coaching advice, inspirational stories and a bunch of new friends who want you to succeed.


Truly a Great Club to be a Part of

I started January 2017 with my son, its the best thing we did. I am very grateful to Conor and the members for all their help and support. Truly a great club to be a part of.

Tina Sawle

I ran Gloucester 10k by November, never thought that would be possible before!

I joined CRC in April 2017, and it was the best decision...Was not a runner at all previously, but with amazing community and support I ran Gloucester 10k by November, never thought that would be possible before!

Katie Crisnall

Trepidation Be Gone

I started with some trepidation as a couch potato in Jan 2017 and by the end of March I had done my first Park Run (5km).

I continued running throughout 2017 as a stress buster and the club coach, Conor Graham, helped me with my technique and stamina.

Now at the beginning of 2018 I am working towards my first Half Marathon. Completely unbelievable and I would have given up a long time ago without Cheltenham Running Club.

Highly recommended.

Andy Sawers

Couch to 5k Success

Learning about pacing and intervals has completely changed the way I run. I know it is important to run the best way for me and to not compare my journey to anyone else's. I would like to thank Conor and the members of the club for their continued support, I couldn't do this without you!!

Emily Woods Couch to 5k and Straight to Half Marathon

All club runs have been great, even that first club run

Fantastic running club. All club runs have been great, even that first one, when I arrived I realised how supportive and friendly it was. Looking forward to another year of club runs, excellent coaching and future club social events!

Pippa Dixon

“Time's Running Out.”