BU Runners

Why Join BU Runners?

A great way to boost your fitness and improve your stamina!

A sociable, welcoming group of both new and experienced runners!

We offer a great variety of runs such as group ParkRun, campus runs, uphill, on the beach, and sometimes in new places like the New Forest! 

What We Do

Check our Weekly Timetable to see the following;

  • 2 Casual runs every week
    • Free of charge
    • Held at Talbot or Lansdowne Campus
  • 1 Weekly Social
    • Changing every week from a social involving alcohol to one not involving any (e.g. board games)
  • Participating in the Weekly ParkRun
    • Held every Saturday Morning (9am) at Kings Park Athletics Stadium
    • Join us every week to run and represent the society
    • Join us for tea and breakfast afterwards! A great way to debrief your week!
  • 1 Intermediate run every month
    • This is for those who are comfortable with doing 5KM, or more, but would like a group to run with
  • 1 Location-based run every month
    • In the past we’ve gone to running routes in Purbeck, the New Forest and Poole
    • If you know a great place to run, please let us know via email or a message through our socials

What You Can Expect

  • Short runs designed to be fun and rewarding
  • A relaxed group of welcoming members
  • Not to worry about your running ability as you can walk all campus runs
    • We want our "runs" to feel easy so we may add in games each session such as relays

More Info:

We keep it fresh with a new timetable of runs every week! Like our Facebook page to stay updated and check our Instagram for pictures of our runs!

Come hang out with us at our weekly socials! We plan on doing outdoor meetups as well as pub and boardgame nights!

Have an idea for a run? Every 2 weeks we hold a virtual club meeting to provide a great platform for our members to get involved with planning our activities!


Meet the Committee

President:  Tom Moolenaar

Secatary: Daniel King

Treasurer: Joe Barfoot


Key Events

Freshers Fair - Saturday 25th - 11am -> 3pm - Located at Talbot Campus (Student Centre)