Welcome to our running group

About our group

Welcome to the Rotherham Running Group – we are part of the Rotherham Harriers and Athletics Club.

We welcome new members, aged 18+ at any time of the year. Whether you’re a new runner and training for your first race or an experienced runner you are welcome to join us or try any of our training sessions for free  for a limited period. 

Temporary membership is for a period of four weeks or six sessions and is free of charge
It cannot be renewed and after expiry an application for full membership should be made if you wish to continue.  For full details please go to the membership section at Rotherham Harriers website at  http://www.rotherhamharriers.org/

Our main training evenings are Monday and Wednesday, and we meet at Herringthorpe Stadium at 6:15pm to start running at 6:30pm.

Our  group runs vary in length from 3 miles up to about 7 miles and are aimed at those who can run at about 10 -12 min mile. The groups are led by qualified run leaders, who will ensure that you are in a group that best fits with your running speed and your endurance.

The groups are the next step for those who have completed the "couch to 5K programme", and who want to continue running with a group and run further or faster, as their stamina and fitness improve.  For those who can run further and /or faster, then further groups exist at the club.

We run our Couch to 5k course about 3/4 times a year. It is aimed at people who are not fit but would like to be!   A quote from one of our participants ”… I never thought I would see it through but running in a group has been a massive eye-opener! To think I can run for 5k now without stopping is crazy after I struggled with 60/90 seconds in the first couple of weeks……”

Couch to 5K

This very popular programme lasts for 9 weeks and we meet every Monday and Wednesday at the Herringthorpe track at 5.45pm. At the end of nine weeks the aim is to be able to run for 30 minutes or a distance of 5k.   We charge a nominal fee of £2 per session.

Next Course  The next course will start on Monday 3rd February 2020 .  If you'd like to find out more about joining the progamme, please register your interest by emailing couchto5k@rotherhamharriers.org/ 

We welcome enquiries from anyone who would like to join us and you will be made very welcome in whatever group you join!

You can get further information by visiting the Rotherham Harriers website at


Contact Group

Contact details

Brenda King - Group Leader


Meet our Team

Our locations


Herringthorpe Stadium