Mow Cop Runners was founded in May 2009 and is affiliated to England Athletics for Road, Fell and Cross Country running. The club has grown rapidly and now has over 40 members, mainly from Mow Cop, Scholar Green, Kidsgrove, Biddulph, Congleton, the northern Potteries and surrounding areas.
Every year we enter teams in the North Staffs Cross Country League and the British Fell & Hill Running Relay Championships. Members are active in many local and national races on all surfaces. Other members just run to keep fit or socially. We welcome all runners to the club whether slower beginners, more experienced or super fast!
Our main club run takes place on Tuesday evenings: 7.10pm for a 7.15pm start from the COMMUNITY HALL, next to St. Thomas's church, near the MOW COP INN. There are several groups from Beginners run/walking 2-3 miles, Intermediates running 4-5 miles steady and Advanced running 6-8.5 miles faster.
We run on the road in winter and off road in the summer. Please come along and give us a try.
The club would like to invite any new runners in the area to beginner sessions meeting at the COMMUNITY HALL, next to St. Thomas's church, on Tuesdays at 7:10pm for a 7:15pm start. We will help you to build your confidence and mileage over the next few weeks so please feel free to come along and give it a try! Please ask for Di Lapworth on arrival.