Beginners Coached Running Group

"You might just surprise yourself and find you can run!"

Alison M., fitandhappy runner

Ever wanted to kickstart your running again? 

Or maybe you've never done much running and don't know where to start?

We've got just the thing for you.

It doesn't matter if you've never run before or think you hate it, Jemma will get you going in no time ūüôā

She's known to make even hill runs fun. Really.

We have weekly running sessions at the Meadows and at Ravelston Park, Blackhall.

The Blackhall Running Group takes place on Tuesdays at 1pm in Ravelston Park, Blackhall. Our next 5-week programme is for Intermediate runners and starts on Tuesday 23rd August.

You are welcome to join in any week.

Coach Jemma
Coach Jemma

The fitandhappy running groups at the Meadows work through a 5-week programme, one step at a time.

The Meadows Beginners Running Group takes place on Thursdays at 5.40pm. Our next 5-week programme starts on Thursday 18th August. Please note there will be a one week break on Thursday 1st September.

Our 5-week programme is perfect for beginners to 5k.

The Meadows Intermediate Running Group takes place on Saturdays at 8.45am. Our next 5-week programme starts on Saturday 20th August. Please note there will be a one week break on Saturday 3rd September.

Meet opposite Victor Hugo cafe, EH9 1LP.

Each class is 45 minutes, you'll progress throughout the weeks and will feel a real sense of achievement at the end.

Who knows, you might even sign up for a 5k or 10k event?? Nothing is impossible.

It'll be a small group and spaces will be allocated 'first come first served'.

Where we meet


The meeting place is just inside Ravelston Park on Craigcrook Road, close to Blackhall Primary & Nursery and Mary Erskine.


The meeting place is in the Meadows, opposite Victor Hugo Cafe on the corner of Melville Terrace and Livingston Place. Postcode: EH9 1LP.