BvH Beginners’ Running Course 🏃🏃🏃

We’re excited to announce that registration for our Beginners’ Course 2024 is now open.

The BvH Beginners’ Running Course 2024 starts on Monday 3rd June, and will run for 7 weeks until the 18th July.

If you’ve had very little or no running experience but would like to try it in a friendly, safe and supportive outdoor environment, then our Beginners’ Running Course is perfect for you.

There will be two coached sessions per week on Monday evenings starting at 7pm and Thursday evenings starting at 7:30pm. All sessions will be led by fully qualified coaches and supported by our friendly and experienced runners. 

The aim of the course is to help you reach running a 5K distance. However, the sessions will be adapted according to abilities and progress. 

On Thursday 18th July, after the final session, you’ll have the opportunity to run your chosen distance and earn a coveted BvH medal.

There is an option to join a ‘Transition Group’ to continue to progress from 5k to 10k after the completion of the course (usually beginning in September).

The price for the course is £22.00.  If you decide to join the club after completing the course, your course fee will be deducted from the membership cost.

Sign up here!

If you have any questions, please contact us at the link below or message us via our Bournville Harriers Beginners’ Facebook page, where you can also keep up to date with all the latest news.


Lots of our members are graduates of the Beginners’ Course; read some of their stories here.



Bournville Harriers, Rowheath Pavilion, Heath Road, Bournville Birmingham B30 1HH

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