Ashington Hirst Running Club are holding a 'Run With A Club Night’ on Tuesday 7 January.

The event is open to all and is free to attend.  Activities commence at 6.15pm and the Club will have all their usual activities including a run/walk, run groups, effort sessions and 'Technical Tuesday'.

The running club have 20 coaches and run leaders on hand. The night includes warm up, the run or session, cool down and stretching. It should demonstrate that all abilities can come to the Club!

Activities take place at the Bothal Primary Upper School, on High Market (NE63 8NE), in AshingtonThe school’s facilities provide an excellent base with a playing field, running track and gym for fitness classes.  

The Club’s regular weekly sessions are as follows:

Tuesday at 6.30pm - Run & Run/Walk Groups or Effort Session

Participants on a Tuesday evening can run or run/walk, slower run (10.30-12.30-minute miles) or a faster run. You can choose which group you feel comfortable with and as you progress you can move into another group as and when you feel ready. The run/walk is approximately 2 miles, slower run 3 miles and the faster run is 3-4 miles. There are also two groups for effort sessions, all focusing on speed work for 5 and 10 km races. All effort sessions vary but are developed to improve speed, ability and endurance.

Thursday at 6.45pm - Run & Run/Walk Groups / Hill Training or Endurance Run

The Thursday evening offers participants a run and run/walk as above, also with the options of hill training and speed endurance.  

Friday at 7.00pm – Run Group

The Friday Run Group offers either a 4 or 6 mile run, which can be slow or fast.  

The Running Club also have Pilates for runners, a monthly time trial, relays races and many social and charity events too.

 For more information please visit the Club’s website at