Run Together has been created by England Athletics to provide fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone in England.

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

There are currently 7 Parkruns and 1 Junior Parkrun in Cumbria: 


Carlisle Juniors




Fell Foot



Whinlatter Forest

Black Combe


Couch to 5K is a running plan for beginners and  has been designed to get you off the couch and running injust 9 weeks.

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Running in your area

There are 49 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.

Search for information about your nearest Run England beginner running group

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