Parc Bryn Bach Running Club (Formerly Club 69) was formed in February 2008. The Club has a growing Membership with currently in excess of 250 Members. It is affiliated to Welsh Athletics with its primary focus being road running and cross country. Some Members also regularly compete in other running events such as trail, track and ultra-distances. Whilst the Club is competitive, regularly competing in various league events, it caters for runners of all abilities from complete beginners to established international runners.
The Club meets every Thursday at 6.20pm for a 6.30pm start at Parc Bryn Bach during the Summer and Tredegar Leisure Centre during the Winter for structured, road running training sessions. Coached track sessions are held on Mondays subject to weekend races.
First Strides Parc Bryn Bach Running Group
From beginners to those that already have some running fitness, our First Strides group provides the perfect base for those newer runners to progress. All sessions are led by Welsh Athletics qualified Leaders in Running with tailored sessions to suit various abilities.
First Strides meet every Tuesday at 6.20pm for a 6.30pm start at Parc Bryn Bach during the Summer and Tredegar Leisure Centre during the Winter.
Access the First Strides Facebook page here.
Couch to 5k
The Club hosts 2 waves of C25K programmes during the summer which is designed for complete beginners. Each series consists of a 9 week structured training plan which is led by Welsh Athletics qualified Leaders in Running.
Access the C25K Facebook page here.
Bryn Bach parkrun
The Club manages the weekly parkrun held at Parc Bryn Bach every Saturday morning starting at 9.00am regularly attracting well over 150 runners. Access the Parc Bryn Bach parkrun Facebook page here.
If you would like to support a parkrun, please contact us.
Held every Sunday at 9.00am and managed by Blaenau Gwent Athletics Club, our Club provides support by way of volunteers to cover marshalling and other duties. Access the Parc Bryn Bach Junior parkrun Facebook page here.
If you would like to support a Junior parkrun, please contact us.
The main Summer base for the Running Club, First Strides and C25K and the yearly base for parkrun is within the beautiful settings of Parc Bryn Bach on the outskirts of Tredegar close to the Brecon Beacons.
Parc Bryn Bach offers a wide range of outdoor activities including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and caving.
Visit the website for more information.