Community

The Running Works Run Club

Run Club Group Photo

We hold weekly run club sessions from the store. The runs are free to join* and runners of all levels are welcome.**

There are plenty of lockers for runners to secure their belongings and also a customer shower if you need to freshen up before heading home or back to work.

Here’s how the current schedule looks:

Mondays / 1pm / Beginners Group*** / The Running Works

Tuesdays / 7.30pm / Track Session / Mile End Stadium

Wednesdays / 1pm / Structured Speed Work Session / The Running Works

Thursdays / 1pm / Group Run / The Running Works

To keep up to date with the latest run club news and schedule, join our Facebook group

If you have any questions about run club then please do not hesitate to call the store on 020 7036 2326.

*Tuesday track sessions are free to take part in, however there is a small fee to pay to enter the stadium and use the facilities.

**For group runs we recommend that you can run non-stop for 30 minutes, regardless of pace.

***You must pre-register to attend the beginner sessions as they run in eight-week cycles.

Charity

A Mile in Her Shoes


The Running Works is extremely proud to support A Mile in Her Shoes.

The London-based charity helps vulnerable women find empowerment through running. Their small team is made up entirely of volunteers who rely not only on monetary donations but also on the generosity of other runners who donate pre-loved kit and shoes to keep them going. They lead running groups and even sponsor entry into races.

If you have any spare / unwanted running kit lurking at home - you can now donate these to A Mile in Her Shoes at our store. We have a dedicated drop-box for donations and our team will make sure that the items go on to do good things.

What to donate

• Technical sportswear (tee shirts, capris, long tights, jackets)
• Sports bras (only unworn and still with tags attached)
• Running shoes in good condition

Please do not donate

• Non-technical sports clothing / everyday clothing
• Dirty items
• Race shirts
• Electronic goods
• Vests or shorts
• Worn underwear (bras, socks etc)

If you're unsure about the quality of your donations, the advice from A Mile in Her Shoes is to donate things you'd happily give to a friend, not the bin-man.

For more info on the great work this team does, for an idea of what type of thing they need or to find out about becoming a volunteer visit their website here.

Blog

Meet the team, product reviews and other news - you'll find it all on our blog. Click here to catch up with the latest articles.

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