4th January: Group runs cancelled until further notice

Following the latest government announcement we must cancel all group runs with immediate effect until further notice. You are still allowed to exercise with one other person so do make use of the BPJ Running Buddies Facebook group if you want somebody to run with.

Please keep your eyes open here for any future updates. In the meantime, please keep running and stay safe.

Worcester’s friendly running club

Groups for all abilities from jog/walk to faster paced running groups. An England Athletics affiliated club, offering Couch to 5K groups for beginners, a range of social and running events and take part in many races and cross country leagues.

Spring (and running groups) around the corner

Spring (and running groups) around the corner

Following the government's 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England, we're cautiously optimistic on seeing the return of group runs next month. England Athletics have also released guidance on how clubs should interpret the rules at each stage. The plans are all...

Meet Stuart Parker – BPJ Male Welfare Officer

Meet Stuart Parker – BPJ Male Welfare Officer

Hello fellow runners, My name is Stu Parker and I just wanted to introduce myself to the Black Pear Joggers as I doubt many of you will know me as I only joined the club in January 2019. I chose this club after a few trial runs because of the friendly atmosphere . I’m...

Virtual road relay and magic mile challenges

Virtual road relay and magic mile challenges

Following the latest lockdown announcement, there are two events/challenges you can take part it over the next week or so, please keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for more in the upcoming weeks/months. 1) Virtual road relay England Athletics is hosting an...

Sunday long runs

Mileage schedule for the Sunday marathon training runs.

Champions league

Check out the upcoming league races and the latest results.

Club standards awards

Earn awards and set yourself targets. Keep motivated in your training.

Cross country

Good challenging, muddy fun and great team spirit.

When we meet

To start with the club, come along preferably on our main club nights on Mondays or Tuesdays in your running kit to chat to people about the best group to join. Just say you are new and you will be pointed in the right direction. You can come along for up to 3 sessions with no commitment to join. Then if you enjoy it, you can become a member.



Groups from 12:30 to 7:30 min/mile and jog/walk typically available.



Groups from 11:30 to 8:00 min/mile and efforts typically available.



Groups from 11:30 to 8 min/mile and jog/walk typically available.



Take part in a free, weekly timed 5K run. Choice of two in Worcester.



Longer runs ideal for half and full marathon training.

Upcoming Events

Important dates and popular events with the BPJs.

No events currently scheduled due to the lockdown.

Normal services will be resumed in due course.