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. Junior parkrun is a series of 2k runs for children aged between 4 and 14. Parkruns are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. Before you go along, register and get your barcode.

There are currently 11 Parkruns and 3 Junior Parkruns in Cumbria: 

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

When Does Running Get Easier for Beginners?

Running remains one of the best and fastest ways to burn calories—you can get a lot of fat-burning rewards as well as cardiovascular, muscular, tendon and bone-building benefits from running consistently >>More

Running in your area

There are 41 opportunities listed on the Activity Finder. To view local opportunities please select your local area.

Search for information about your nearest Run England beginner running group

Keep up to date

Subscribe to our e-newsletter and get Active Cumbria updates straight to your inbox.