Information & How To Join

We are a small running club located in Highworth, a small town near Swindon in Wiltshire. To view maps of where we meet and race starting places scroll down. This page contains details of who to contact, where and when events and training sessions are held, and the costs of these activities.

When Our Sessions & Events Are

We have regular training sessions and events. Current training days and times are as follows and maps to starting locations can be found below. More details of all sessions can be found in the current newsletter.

Beginners Session – Every Wednesday @ 6pm starting from Vorda Playgroup
Advanced Session – Every Wednesday @ 7pm starting from Vorda Playgroup


Other upcoming events are as follows (If you want to know more detail just lick best medical baby thermometer to view):

21st Sept 2008 Highworth Triathlon The Rec T.B.A.
18th Jan 2009 Highworth Half Marathon Silver Threads T.B.A.
19th Apr 2009 Highworth 5 mile Warneford T.B.A.

Cycling Group

Wendy occasionally organises a gentle social bike ride for one hour on Tuesday evenings at around 6:30pm. If you fancy joining please feel free to e-mail Wendy and check if anything is happening this week.

Also, a small group occasionally goes for a gentle 30 miles on a Saturday morning at around 9am. Contact Wendy as above for details.

Where We Are

Our main training sessions start from Vorda Playgroup. The Highworth 5 mile starts from Highworth’s Warneford School and the Highworth invitation only half marathon starts from the Silver Threads Hall. All of these places can be located on the maps available HERE.


Highworth Running Club has a one off yearly membership fee of just £15 payable by all members who attend any training sessions within that year.

Any events (other than regular training sessions) carry an extra fee which will be payable prior to the event and will be communicated to all members.

How To Join

To join you will also need to fill in a membership form and bring it to your first event or session. This is available on the ‘Downloads’ page. Then either just come to one of our sessions or contact Peter O’Brien one of the following ways:

Tel: 01793 763 556
E-mail: [email protected]


If there is anything not covered here or you would like any further information please feel free to contact us through one the people mentioned above. Thanks.