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Running is great fun and can give you a fantastic sense of
freedom whilst keeping you fit and active.
So whether you're new to running, are returning to exercise or
want to run more frequently, here's your guide to what's available
Ready 2 Run Beginners' Running Group
Are you looking for a helping hand to get you running? Medway
Sport is launching a new beginners' running group on the Medway
Sign up for our 10-week progressive training programme and
receive personalised coaching and support in a small, friendly
training group. Monday evenings 6.15pm to 7pm.
The first 10-week scheme launched Monday, 9 January 2017.
Participation is free for Premier members. For non members the fee
is £5 per session or £40 for the 10-week course. Participants also
get discounted entry to the Floodlit Track Race Series.
For more information and to sign up for the next Ready 2 Run
group email email@example.com.
We are also looking to hold a junior
version of this session to find out more email as above.
Floodlit Track Race Series
Following the success of our Summer 5K Series, Medway Sport is
launching a new Floodlit Track Race Series at Medway Park.
The Wednesday evening races run fortnightly through
February, March and April 2017 and alternate between 5k
and 5 miles.
All races are licensed by Run Britain and are fully chip timed,
with runners placed in heats with runners of a similar ability.
First heats will begin at 6.30pm. Prizes will be available for the
overall series winners.
To register for a race, please use our online booking
Entry fee: Non members and non attached £10
per race. Premier Gym, attached club runners and Ready 2
Run Group Members
£8 per race.
For for any other enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also require your expected finish time - please complete this
form (word document) and return (deadline for entries
is the day before each event. Limited on-the-night sign ups are
Medway Festival of Sport 10k - Sunday, 4 June 2017
The fifth annual 10k event will be held
again this summer on Sunday, 4 June at Medway Park. Entries
are now open online
The race will, once again, be looking to attract runners of all
abilities, from experienced athletes to those new to running.
Road closures will be in place to enable a track start and
finish at Medway Park.
Medal and Finish Line goodies to all finishers, plus
prizes/awards for leading runners in all age categories and
Take a look at a copy of the course map course map.
The Medway 10k is organised in partnership
Work and the charity partner, the
Friends of Wisdom Hospice. The 2017 Medway 10k will again be
looking to help raise money for the designated charity - Wisdom
Hospice - and runners are encouraged to help raise sponsorship.
Over 500 runners took part in the fourth
annual Medway 10k on Sunday, 12 June.
The event was won by Medway and Maidstone
athlete Ben Tyler in a time of 33:39. He finished just four seconds
ahead of fellow M&M AC athlete Tom Collins. Medway and
Maidstone took seven of the top 10 places.
The first female home was Rebel Runner Lisa Bacon in a time of
44:00. View the
Medway Sport is proud to have teamed up with parkrun to
bring the hugely popular free 5km-timed run to the Great Lines
Heritage Park in Gillingham.
The Medway parkrun is open to runners, joggers and walkers of
all abilities with a focus on recreational running.
It takes place at 9am every Saturday on the Great Lines
Heritage Park, starting close to the Brompton Road pedestrian
entrance to the park.
It is free to enter. To pre-register and for more
information visit the
A weekly junior parkrun for budding runners
aged four to 14-years-old has now launched at The
Strand, Gillingham. The 2k fun run starts at 9.30am every Sunday
and is free to enter. For more details and to register visit the
Social running groups in Medway
There are a number of social running groups that operate every
week across Medway, offering support and company on your weekly
If you would like to add your group to this list email email@example.com
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Medway Festival of Sport 5k Summer
Sport will once again stage summer evening
races across Medway as part of their Summer of Sport 2017
They are chip timed events showcasing the
diversity and availability of running routes and sites across
Medway. The runs are for runners of all standards
including beginners. Points are earned at each race towards an
overall series title.
Dates for venues and entry details will be available from Spring
Overall 2016 results
Overall Series Results courtesy of Just Timing:
Individual Race results
Running Events in Medway
Race for Life Gillingham 5k Sunday 21 May 2017
£10.00 Boys (6-12) | £10.00 Girls (6-15) |
£14.99 Women (16-17) | £14.99 Women (18+)
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This
is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run.
Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
The Oliver Fisher 10km Run The
4th annual Oliver Fisher 10km run takes place at Capstone Country
Park on Sunday 17th September. Find more information and sign up
visit nice works website.