Add More Fun To Your Run: London’s Best Running Clubs

Boring, old-fashioned running groups are a thing of the past, and their replacements more closely resemble some of London’s most sought after clubs.

Made up of trendy, fun and inspiring people, they do more than run as they come together to explore the streets of London.

Whether you run for fun or you’re training for a race, forget the gym and join a running club instead. Here are our top picks:

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Nike Running Club

Leaving from Nike stores all over London, the Nike running clubs are some of the largest and most well known. It’s as easy as joining the Facebook group and turning up for the next run, the Covent Garden and Oxford Street stores even do women only runs on certain evenings. With the backing of such a well-known brand you’re guaranteed some great runs.


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Adidas 26ers

Inspired by the London marathon, this running group is open to all and is a great way to get in some serious training. Leaving from the marathon store in Bishopsgate you can make use of free changing rooms, showers, lockers and other helpful perks to aid your run, including free use of Boost trainers on any run. With training catering to beginners and the elite this long-standing club is something you’ll want to be a part of.


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Run Dem Crew

Although they may be full for the year, you’ll want to keep Run Dem Crew in mind come February when they open again to new members. This group prides itself on being a family first, and makes great efforts to go above and beyond your average run club. With different groups catering to every level and a focus on mentoring younger runners they’re a perfect balance of cool, creative and challenging.


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Neighbourhood Bootcamp

What is better than an amazing healthy breakfast after a run? Not much. These running bootcamps meet in Hyde Park, Clapham Common and Battersea Park and finish with a breakfast and some of our favourite health joints around London. Led by professional athletes you’ll get all the tips you need during your after-run meal and a training programme to really help you succeed.