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Starting out from venues across Wigan Borough, our group runs are suitable for adults (ages 16+) of all fitness levels and abilities... so grab your running shoes and join us!

What we offer

  • Couch to 5k - designed to get you up off the couch and running 5k within 10 weeks, with the support of our qualified run leaders. Ideal for complete beginners or those who are out of practice, you’ll gradually build your stamina and confidence over the course of the programme and be surprised by what you can achieve!
  • 5k+ - already comfortable running 5k? Reach your next goal with our 5k+! Sessions will vary each week, structured to improve your all-round running fitness
  • Run Your Way - a supportive and fun way for new runners to find their feet. There's no pressure to run for a specific distance or time and you'll have the support of experienced run leaders to guide you along the way.

Do I need to book?

To avoid disappointment, we advise runners to book in advance using our online booking portal - especially for our popular Couch to 5k sessions.

Once you log in to the portal you will need to use the ‘Select Site’ menu at the top of the screen to select the relevant starting point for your run. (Note: Runs beginning at venues other than our leisure centres are listed under ‘Community Venues’.)

Make sure to check the full timetable below for upcoming sessions before you book.

Things to know

  • Runs are open to ages 16 and over
  • All running sessions are FREE to Be Well members or just £2 per session for non-members
  • For runs beginning at Leisure Centres, payment can be made by card or cash Please bring cash to pay for any runs beginning at other community venues
  • Runs start and finish at the same point and car parking is available at all venues (some charges may apply)
  • New runners should arrive 15 minutes before the start of their first session to register
  • Make sure to wear running shoes and comfortable clothing suitable for weather. It's also a good idea to bring water
  • Sessions will generally go ahead in most weather conditions, unless we feel it is unsafe to do so (e.g. severe rain, storm, ice/snow, extreme heat).

Running sessions timetable


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