Run Wales

Friday Focus – Denbigh Run for Fun

We often shout out about how running groups offer more than just a place to get fit, start running or even improve our running. So we are really pleased to share this film from this video from Denbigh Harriers and their Run for Fun social running group who have just completed their 10 week couch […]

Run Wales Virtual Xmas Run 2021

We’re so excited to launch our 2021 Xmas run, a chance to celebrate all the fantastic social running groups and spread some Xmas cheer! Run any distance of your choice during 10th – 12th December and tag us in your festive poses. We’ve also got some on the spot extra prizes for the fancy dress […]

Friday Focus – Look out for our festive fun!

Keep an eye on our social media accounts on Monday 22nd November as we’ll be launching a fun event that everyone can get involved in this Xmas. There’s a special offer for Clwb Run Wales members too, our gift to our fabulous group. Here’s a sneaky peak!

Friday Focus – Setting up a group

Here at Run Wales we know how amazing our social running groups are and the fantastic support, friendship and stories that are shared about the people involved. If you’re thinking of setting up a group, or need some help and guidance to get started then we’ve got a host of resources. Have a look at […]

Friday Focus – Just Run Penybont beginners share their stories

If you’ve recently joined a group and are struggling as the nights draw in to keep you motivation going. Or are still umming and ahhing about taking your First Steps to starting your running journey. Have a read of these fantastic testimonials from Just Run Penybont’s summer beginners group. JemmaI returned to running to improve […]

What have you been up to and what’s on this week?

Each week we’ll be sharing upcoming courses, workshops and events (please note this is for information only and you will need to check organisers website for full details). We’d also love to see your certificates, course photos and photos from any events or race you’ve taken part in. If you’re out with your social running […]

Friday Focus – Emma’s running and breast cancer journey

This month is breast cancer awareness month and we want to say a huge diolch to Emma for sharing her story and hope it prompts you to do your checks and inspires you to keep exercising for mind, body and soul. ‘Alright so breast cancer is a bitch! At 48 I was diagnosed with double […]

Friday Focus – National Work Life Week

This week is National Work Life Week, an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on well-being at work and work-life balance. So we want to know if your employers encourage health and well-being in the workplace. Do you have a lunch time walk or run group? Additionally how do you manage your work […]

Friday Focus – Welcome to Josie

We’re extremely pleased to introduce Josie Rhisiart as the newest member of our Run Leader Champion programme. You may remember Josie as last year’s winner of Run Wales Inspirational Leader of the Year award, an accolade she truly deserves for all the work she does on Anglesey. She’s the leader of Môn Milers Social Running […]

Run Leader Development Pathway Launch

Run Wales and Welsh Athletics are excited to announce the launch of the new Run Leader Development Pathway! The pathway has been shaped to visualise a potential Run Leader journey, inclusive of the UKA off-track qualifications. The brand-new workshop components of the pathway have been shaped to provide relevant, and progressive, development opportunities for our […]