Join the new FREE Get Bath Running Club on Strava. Upload and share your favourite runs and routes


NHS Couch to 5K – A FREE running plan for beginners

A FREE nine-week running plan for absolute beginners to take you from zero to 5km through a series of podcasts – downloadable or through their smartphone app

The programme is designed for beginners to gradually build up your running ability so you can eventually run 5km without stopping

The plan includes practical and motivational advice and tips to support you every step of the way, and has been tried and tested by 100s of thousands of new runners

Nearly a million people have downloaded the Couch to 5K app since March


The world’s largest running community for Mums. We’re changing how women feel about exercise, forever. Come join the Movement

Coaching, apparel, FREE weekly runs, find local buddies to run with

This Mum Runs is a mobile, social and in real life community for Mums everywhere – connected through running. We are a global community of more than 100,000 women that run for headspace, for time to ourselves, to meet other Mums, to feel healthier and happier. Our ethos is radically simple: focus on minutes moving and how running makes you feel (instead of distance or pace), and literally anyone can do it. There are lots of ways to get involved

This Mum Runs offer a FREE Run30 app, a simple programme based on minutes moving and we’ll be with you every step of the way to the ultimate goal – being able to run for 30 minutes non stop. There is session by session coaching, loads of video content and access to expert advice you can trust. It is the perfect programme for those of you who are just starting out or those getting back into running having lost your mojo. This app is all about building up running confidence. And it is now available FREE on both Android and via the Apple App Store, loads more mamas will be able to join us on this journey!

This Mum Runs also have groups in Keynsham and Peasedown, and around the Bristol area

We’re a community, a family and a force for good. We are empowering women around the world, and we’d love you to join us


No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating. This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes that there’s no “right” way to get active. However you jiggle, kick, lift, stretch, or sprint, it’s time to get moving how you damn please

There’s plenty of inspiration and support on offer from the This Girl Can community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


England Athletics RunTogether provides fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone: whatever your ability or time availability. We believe running / jogging is more fun and easier to become part of your lifestyle when shared with others. Try one of our group runs to find out for yourself


Team Bath AC have an amazing collection of circular winter running routes in and around the streets, footpaths and trails in the Bath area

These are downloadable and printable maps with long and short options for each route

Try a new route and share your experience with us at #getbathrunning


University of Bath triathlon coach Blair Cartmell has put together guides to some picturesque walking and running routes around campus and the surrounding areas to get you out, about and active.

The five routes cover a range of distances, from a quick 2.5km loop through the fields neighbouring campus to the 8km Skyline Route and a 10.3km run along the canal and up the hills to Claverton Down, taking in spectacular sights of Bath along the way.

Try a new route and share your experience with us at #getbathrunning


England Athletics will be offering a series of online Teacher Training workshops for Primary and Secondary school teachers over the coming months, and when safe and feasible to do so. They hope to also offer physical workshops for Schools and Teacher Training courses

England Athletics now offer workshops virtually and all the school resources are app based. This has allowed them to reach the teacher workforce better in these challenging times and provide more interact resources to help with their delivery