"No Quaker left behind"
Something For Everyone!
Quakers Running Club has developed a reputation as being one of the friendliest running clubs in the North-East of England.
We are very happy to welcome individuals of all abilities into the sport – we all have to start somewhere.
Whether you just want to start running for fitness, or are about to do your first 10k race or 25th Marathon, we can help you achieve your goals.
Latest Press Reports
The last running week of the decade saw just a handful of Quakers racing, while most went out on the big day itself. Boxing Day had seen Philippa Rayner head down to Otley for the Chevin Chase, finishing the 7 mile hilly multi-terrain route in 1:25:21. The last...
The week before Christmas saw just one Quaker out racing while others stayed local for an anniversary celebration. The sole airing of the black and white vest was up at Chopwell Woods near Consett where Susan Rigg completed the 10 mile trail route around the forest in...
A fairly quiet week saw a few Quakers heading north for the region’s biggest cross country fixture. The grounds of Alnwick Castle were the venue for the North East Cross Country Championships. In the women’s race, which covered 8K over two laps, Hannah Plaschkes...
Training & Club Sessions
Our training sessions are held at and around the club’s base at Abbey Playing Fields on Abbey Road in the west end of Darlington. The sessions are held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30pm until 8:00pm and are open to all; check out our training schedule.
Latest Race Reports
BY DAVE THOMPSON Before If you have not heard of the Long Distance Walkers Association (LDWA) before a smidgen of background information.Basically it does what it says on the tin 43 geographical groups across the country promote and organise long distance walks. Their...
BY MICHAEL JOYEUX The 2018 British Masters International Cross Country event took place in Swansea, Wales this year. It is held on a rotation across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland. Teams of runners in both genders are picked in each age...
BY LISA JENKINS Ormesby Hall’s FREE monthly 10k trail run takes place on the fourth Sunday of every month. Registration is at 8.30am in the tea room, which is accessed from the garden and the run starts at 9am. Race numbers are issued on your first run and then you...
“Fancy giving us a go?”
We welcome new faces with open arms!
If you are not a member and are coming to one of our training sessions, we ask that you fill in the following form so that we have a record of you and contact details should anything untoward occur.
Paper copies of the form are available from the coach on duty on the night.