Helen Newberry

Helen is a qualified coach in running and fitness and competing member of Bristol & West AC club and specialises in mid distance running.

Helen founded Staple Hill Runners Group in 2013 recognised and awarded by South Gloucestershire Council for its contribution to the community.

Her vison is to ensure that running and running fitness accessible to all and sees running as a positive way to make someone feel wellbeing both individually and collectively as a group. She says it is rewarding to see people achieve their goals and if I can help them get there it's even better.

Running gives so much more than just the physical benefits, the mental and social aspects can change people's lives and this is something that is unique to the sport and makes it so special.

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