• Coming back from injury… in the heat!

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

      Our Half Marathon Ambassador Philippa is on her way back from an ankle injury, here’s her catch-up blog! “My training for this half marathon hasn’t exactly gone to plan so far as I sprained my ankle at the start of June and so missed 4 weeks running starting back at the start on July. […]

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    Volunteers needed! We need YOU!


    Our volunteers are essential in making sure that race day is a huge success. YOU can be part of our small army of helpers, ensuring that runners and spectators alike have a great experience in Worcester. You don’t need any special skills, just be RELIABLE, FLEXIBLE and have lots of ENTHUSIASM! There are a whole […]

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    Start Me Up for Worcester returns for 2018


    START ME UP FOR WORCESTER is back for 2018! The #SMUFW FREE training sessions are open to all, whether you’re a new runner looking to gain confidence ahead of your first ever event, or a seasoned pro chasing a PB. The SMUFW training runs are led by experienced coaches and leaders and are open to […]

  • What do you do when you’re unwell?

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

      Chris has not had the best start to being an EOTN Ambassador, he’s been poorly! Here’s his blog about staying sane while you’re ill. “Since I found out that I was selected as an EOTN Ambassador for the Worcester City Run 10k I’ve only managed to run twice. I should say that I do […]

  • Here’s Philippa!

    Training Blog

      Name: Philippa Lord Social media link: Instagram – @titanium_pip 10K or Half Marathon: Half marathon Reason for running: Because I can! Interesting fact: I took up running after breaking my back in 3 places in Dec 2015. I have titanium rods and screws through all the lumbar region of my spine I love running in Worcester because: It’s my home […]

  • “I run so I can eat cake!”

    Training Blog

    Meet Chris, one of the 10K Events of the North Ambassadors for 2018! Name: Chris Pettifer Social media links: Twitter @cpettifer Instagram: cpettifer 10K or Half Marathon: 10K Reason for running: So I can eat cake; to help with my mental health (particularly in the Winter, I suffer from SAD); for the challenge of running […]

  • It’s Bernice!

    Training Blog

      Here’s the lovely Bernice, one of our 10K event ambassadors! Name: Bernice Kent    Social media links: Twitter- @bernijadekent and Instagram: @berniranthemara   10K or Half Marathon: 10k   Reason for running: Initially was to get fit and lose weight after having my little boy but has become an important part of my weekly routine – […]

  • Meet Dan!

    Training Blog

    Here’s the first profile of our Events of the North Ambassadors. Meet Dan, one of the Half Marathon #EOTNAmbassadors Give him a follow and see his journey to the 2018 Worcester City Run. Name: Daniel Cogswell Social Media Links: Instagram; the_mararthon_dan, Twitter; @TheMararthonDan 10K or Half Marathon: Half Marathon Reason For Running: To better myself, […]

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