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Running has become increasingly popular and offers a whole host of personal benefits includingTrainers and water improved personal fitness.

Running is also an exhilarating way to enjoy Eden's scenery and get out in the fresh air.  Whether you are a lone runner, beginner runner, social runner, club runner, town or off-road runner there is something for you.

Ready2Run Eden - Monday evenings 7pm at Penrith Rugby ClubReady 2 Run Eden

Ready2Run Eden was launched in 2016 and is open to everyone. Whether you're an absolute beginner or trying to get back after a long lay-off, this is the place to start.  Pop along to Penrith Rugby Club on Monday at 7pm - everyone is welcome.  

Penrith Parkrun - Every Saturday at 9am, Frenchfields Sports Centre,Penrith Parkrun Penrith

Penrith Parkrun takes place every Saturday morning and is open to everyone.  It is a free 5km run (but register first!) - you against the clock - and open to everyone.  The Parkruns are organised by volunteers and everyone runs for their own enjoyment. For more information visit the Penrith Parkrun website.

Running Events and Triathlons

Eden hosts many running related events including the Helvellyn Triathlon.  There is also the Haweswater Half Marathon, the Dalemain Trail 10k and Lakeland Trails held in Ullswater and Helvellyn for the more experienced runners.

Running Clubs

  • Eden Runners are based in Penrith and range from GB athletes to slow walk-runners and ages 18 to 80+ (plus a Juniors section). All runners are welcome, whether you are starting out, just coming back, looking for some company for a social run or targeting a new personal best.
  • Howgill Harriers  - meet in various locations, centred around Kirkby Stephen and Sedbergh.  Members of all ages and abilities are welcome.

  • One of the local Run Together Running Groups.