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Cheltenham's Inclusive Running and Walking Club


We can Help you Prevent Injury, Improve Fitness and make Friends, No Matter What Your Ability 

 

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At a properly convened General Meeting on Monday 7 February 2022, the adoption of the revised Constitution was approved by unanimous vote of all of the 50+ members present, both in the room and via Zoom.Therefore the change of name to Cheltenham Running and Walking Club is now official.We now have a range of new Continue reading…

Our New Logo Designs

This is the week when we have new people come and try gentle walking and jogging sessions with us in deciding whether they’d like to start our next Couch to 5k Programme on the 25th of October.  Walkers Week was a huge success despite the weather as over 60 new walkers came to try sessions Continue reading…

Welcome to Beginner’s Week!

The September Social in aid of Maggie’s Charity and bringing walking and running members together was a fantastic success.  We raised over £500 and the club is absolutely buzzing!  Click here to see some great images on our Facebook page… Walkers Week: 27 September – 3rd October We have over 30 new walkers coming to Continue reading…

Welcome to Walkers Week

New Member Intake Weeks Starting on the 27th of September Our final member intake of 2021 starts in just 2 weeks! Walkers Week 27 September to 3rd October: https://cheltenhamrunning.co.uk/walkers-week-interest/ Beginners Week 4-10th October: https://cheltenhamrunning.co.uk/beginners-week-interest/ Runners Week 11-18th October: https://cheltenhamrunning.co.uk/new-runner-intake/ Referral Rewards £10 credit for every friend who joins our Annual membership £20 credit if they join a the Continue reading…

Welcome to Week 15 of the 16 Week Cheltenham Running Club Programme!

Resources to Solve Your Sleep Problems and Boost Your Mental Health If you struggle with insomnia and other sleep issues, you may already be well aware of the impacts on your mental health. After a night of tossing and turning, you’re not likely to feel like yourself. Feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress may seem more Continue reading…

Solve Your Sleep Problems and Boost Your Mental Health

Richard has been inspiring club members since joining in 2015 and after a lengthy fight with cancer has now returned to club sessions.
Take a minute to read his story for a true picture of what a motivated individual can overcome with help and support.

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Richard Dixon’s Experience with Maggies plus Cheltenham Running and Walking Club

“One of the best decisions I've made after struggling with anxiety and depression”

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Joining the group was one of the best decisions I've made after struggling with anxiety and depression over the last couple years.

I've been so lucky through the walking group to meet people who I now regard as some of my closest friends who I couldn't be without. It's great to get out and meet new people. It's one thing I really look forward to every week after work!

I'm no longer ashamed or embarrassed about my red face after exercise which was a major stumbling block for me when exercising with others!

Mel Higgins

“Great for all ages and abilities”

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This walking group is great for all ages and abilities. It’s really well organised. I have met some really friendly people and also re-connected with an old friend I had lost touch with.

Tanya Robson

“So glad I joined”

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Following a move to Cheltenham 18 months ago, I wanted to make new friendships, get fitter and explore the local area.

The walking club ticks all these boxes, everyone is so friendly, I’m feeling fitter and I’ve found some new and interesting places to walk and talk!

So glad I joined. Jean

Jean Woodward

“New Member Success”

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I began running with CRC about 6 weeks ago and it has been one of the best things that i did. I have made some great friends and feel supported 100% by head coach Conor. The club is sociable and welcoming for new members.

Yasmin Dudley

“Couch to 5k Success”

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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

“Friendly People and a Good Atmosphere”

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Great club, supportive and inclusive. Very good for beginner runners. Friendly people and a good atmosphere on training sessions. Would recommend to all

Nicole Stent

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

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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

“Friendly club with a really proactive leadership”

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Great friendly club with a really proactive leadership, I would definitely recommend them to anyone either starting a fitness regime or wanting to continue at a higher level

Keith Billingon - Walker

“Off Road 10k Success”

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I joined CRC to find a structure to my running. I wanted to improve my 10k time, the first race, after starting training, I knocked 3 minutes off the old time and the second race was 2 minutes quicker again. All comes down to coaching with Conor.

Carole Stacey

“Great walking group”

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Great walking group with scope for all ages and levels of fitness, good communication and support from the organizers

Keith Billington - Walker and Walking Group Leader

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