RUNNING: Join the new Ladies Running Group beginners course for fitness, friendship and fun

Now in its 11th year, over 1,000 Rugby ladies have already completed the 0 to 5k challenge

Friday, 10th January 2020, 6:46 am

If you are looking for a new fitness challenge for 2020, why not try the Ladies Running Group’s latest beginners course?

Whether you’ve never run before, or want to try again after taking some time out, the group will support everyone all the way to 5k.

Rugby & Northampton Athletic Club’s Ladies Running Group’s latest 0-5k beginners course starts on Saturday, February 1 at Rugby Athletics Track, next to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Centre.

Pausing for a photo-call during their jingle jog

The 16-week course comprises three weekly sessions - Saturday mornings at 10.15am, plus Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm and costs just £30 for all 48 sessions.

In addition, for ladies who can already run for 10 minutes, their nine-week Back to Running course, costing just £20 , starts Saturday, March 14. All sessions are with qualified and experienced female coaches.

Now in its 11th year, the Ladies Running Group’s reputation has been built on helping ladies achieve their running goals in a fun, supportive and friendly environment.

Over 1,000 Rugby ladies have completed their courses and many have gone on to run beyond 5K , to 10K, half, full and ultra marathons.


The group has over 200 regular members and caters for women of all ages and abilities, shapes and sizes, complete novices to intermediate runners.

This is what some of the existing members have to say: “This group has made a massive difference to my life. I have lost weight, am fitter and have made lots of lovely friends”

“You often think running groups will be really serious and competitive but this group is so welcoming, friendly and supportive. It’s amazing what you can achieve with a little belief.”

If you can already run 5k and are looking for company, motivation or simply to run with like-minded people, there are groups suitable for all abilities.

To register visit and follow the registration links on the Events page. Or for more information please email: [email protected]