About Us

Reading Roadrunners is one of the largest clubs in the South of England and is open to members of all abilities. We participate in a range of individual and team events, on and off the road. Our club also incorporates a vibrant social element. This is something we endeavour to bring to every race, track session and out-run.

Our members benefit from a large range of UKA coaches, always on hand to advise and guide individual members to reach their goals and true potential. They take group sessions on club nights offering good structured training for beginners up to the more seasoned runner.

We meet at Palmer Park Stadium on a Wednesday at 6.30pm until 8pm and Friday at 6.30pm until 7.30pm.

We also meet at 6.30pm on a Thursday evening for a 5.5-6 mile social run & chat for an hour at a variety of locations in the Reading area.

And if you are a complete beginner, You may be a bit daunted about the thought of joining a running club if you have never been a member of one before. Don’t be: we have members with a wide range of ability, age and commitment. Whatever your standard of fitness, you’ll be more than welcome. You are bound to find someone in the club who is about the same standard as you.

When you join (or want to try out the club) you need to attend an induction session. You will be given a brief history about the club, learn the track rules, then have a 30-40 min fun session with one of our qualified coaches.

Induction sessions
Meet in Palmer Park reception café area at 6.20pm. On any of the following dates:

19th July
7th August

23rd August 


The club is very social. After training on a Wednesday we go over to The Palmer Tavern and we have some good social events throughout the year. 

Benefits of club membership

Discounts on races:

Reading Roadrunners is affiliated to the South of England Athletic Association, UK Athletics and England Athletics. Club members therefore do not pay the “unattached” levy when entering races organised under UKA rules.


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