Your local running groups

To register your interest, find out more info, or to sign up, please contact the relevant run leader using the details below:

Local running clubs:

All groups are supported by qualified run leaders who create a safe and friendly environment for people to meet regularly!

Barlestone St Giles Running Club

  • Location: Barlestone, meet at Barlestone St Giles Football Club
  • When: Mondays 7-8 p.m.
  • Details: Offering beginner and advanced sessions and a junior section (Junior Saints)
  • Facebook page: Barlestone St Giles Running Club,
  • Email Tony at:

Desford Striders

  • Location: Desford, meet at Sport in Desford
  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.45-7.45 p.m.
  • Details: Offering complete beginner and advanced sessions, opportunities to compete in road and cross-country races, currently at over 200 members of all ages and abilities
  • Website:
  • Facebook pages: Desford Striders,
  • Contact Sarah at:

Market Bosworth 1485 Runners

  • Location: Market Bosworth, various locations
  • When: Contact David Lawrie on their Facebook page
  • Details: Aimed at local people who want to take part in social running with those of the same ability to improve their fitness. Offering 2 groups: Novice/Intermediate – designed to increase your confidence and get you moving, can be walked, jogged or a combination of the two. Intermediate/advanced - for those who have some jogging/running experience
  • Currently also seeking run leaders (information coming soon on Hinckley and Bosworth FB page).
  • Facebook: Market Bosworth 1485 Run Together,

Hinckley Running Club

  • Location: Hinckley, various locations (Tuesday), meet at the mead (Thursday)
  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Details: Provides a focus for regular running including access to the Leicestershire league races and a cross-country series. Tuesday evenings include speed work, hill sessions, long reps, timed runs. Thursday evenings offer longer runs between 6-8 miles. Also offer a run and talk scheme from trained mental health ambassadors and a HRC womble group involving regular litter picks. There is separate membership for beginners and non-beginners
  • Website:
  • Facebook page: Hinckley Running Club,
  • Contact Elizabeth Aspden-Mansfield:

Solely beginner groups:

Hinckley and Barwell Beginners Running Group

  • Location: Hinckley, meet at Richmond Park AND/OR Barwell, meet at George Ward Centre
  • When: Hinckley session: Monday 9.15am, Barwell session: 6:30-7:30pm
  • Details: For people who want to take up jogging for the first time in a controlled environment, it's about enjoying running, getting out in the fresh air and being social
  • Facebook page: Hinckley & Barwell Beginners Runners Group,
  • Contact Denise on: 07914 889669