Meet at Perdiswell Leisure Centre on Sundays for a start time of 8:15am or 9am for longer runs (meet 5-10 minutes earlier for briefing). These runs are mainly aimed at those training for marathons and half marathons. With multiple distances marked out anywhere from 8 to 20 miles depending on what races are coming up. Even if you’re not training for a race, they are a great way of increasing your mileage and endurance while running with company.
Members meet every Sunday for the official start times of 8:15am or 9am. Spring marathon training is where you’ll see the biggest groups head out, but there are always runs on a Sunday. Check the table below for details of the routes planned and join the club Facebook group to ask any questions. Some may head out earlier than the official starts.
Note: Always ensure you familiarise yourself with the routes as markers can go missing and there are not always runners at every pace.
Even if it’s occasionally, come and help support. Join the Sunday Run Volunteers Facebook group and pop your name on the roster.
Stuart had been with the club since its start as ‘Worcester Joggers’, supporting hundreds of members over the years with his Sunday morning marathon training, leading groups on club nights and convincing many into running their first marathon; himself completing his 100th marathon at Snowdonia in October 2012.
Stuart Wild sadly passed away on Friday, 1st March 2013 while out walking with his wife Sian Wild. Stuart was a true inspiration and will be sadly missed by all of us.
After Stuart Wild passed away, the Sunday long runs were co-ordinated by Phil Miles, who marked out the routes with his signature colourful windmills and balloons as well as leaving out water and sweets to keep runners going. Phil ran at the back to ensure no-one got left behind.
Phil stepped down from organising the Sunday runs and has now started the Worcestershire Trailblazers club, aimed at discovering and enjoying parts of the Worcestershire countryside that can only be explored by stepping off the beaten track.
Sunday club runs continue each Sunday with a rota of people to assist with marking out routes and leaving/collecting water and sweets.