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JOGSCOTLAND WESTHILL

 

ABOUT JOGSCOTLAND WESTHILL

jogscotland Westhill has been running since 2002.  Originally set up as part of Aberdeenshire Council we became independent at the end of 2016. In February 2017 we voted to become a club under a club constitution.  Since going independent we've seen the number of runners increase year on year.

Our club exists to promote jogging and running within the Westhill area.  We cater for all levels of runner from beginners to marathoners and all levels in between.

 

jogscotland is Scotland’s recreational running network, and is part of scottishathletics.


It is made up of hundreds of jogging groups located right across Scotland, meeting in sports centres, community halls, parks and businesses, and jogging on their local paths, pavements and trails. The emphasis at every jogscotland group is on enjoying exercise and supporting one another in a friendly atmosphere. Groups are led by qualified Jog Leaders (mostly volunteers), who guide and inspire their members.

 

OUR GROUPS

we run groups that are able to accommodate almost any runner, from a complete beginner to an experienced runner who wants to run is a supportive and friendly setting

Women's Race

COUCH TO 5K

our group for complete beginners. Starting on Monday 21st February for 10 weeks until Thursday 28th April. Meeting at Westhill Swimming pool, at 6.30pm. Costing £35, which must be paid on the first night, either in cash or by cheque payable to JogScotland Westhill. Places limited to the first 25 to sign up. Our friendly, supportive and encouraging trained leaders & helpers will guide and motivate you throughout. To sign up or find out more email: jogscotlandwesthill@gmail.com.

Night Running

GREEN GROUP

our slowest group for those that can run a short distance (up to 5k) or those that are returning to running after some time off.

Marathon Participants

YELLOW GROUP

our group for those that can run 6.5k, for those aiming to improve their 5K time or those working up towards a 10K.

Group Running

RED GROUP

our mid-paces group for those that can run 7k with average pace of 6.30 min/km.

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PURPLE GROUP


our group that usually runs 7.5km with an average pace of 6mins per km.

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BLUE GROUP

our fastest paced group running on average 8km, with average pace of 5.30 mins per km.

 

OUR JOGLEADERS

our fully-trained, enthusiastic and patient Jog Leaders are there to help embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle through running.

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LESLIE MURISON

CHARLES DAWSON

STELLA CAMPELL

STEVE WILSON

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ALEXEI LASSINSKI

DONNA WATSON

DAVID COUTTS

ALISON HENDERSON

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STEVE SMITH

KIM RICHMOND

LES LINKLATER

AILSA WEBSTER

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Your first session is free, thereafter we ask for a donation of £1 per session.  This is collected via payments to our bank account. We are planning to introduce a new booking/payment system in Feb 2022.

Couch to 5K programmes run in 10 week blocks and cost £35, which is payable on the first night. This can be paid in cash (please bring exact money) or by cheque payable to JogScotland Westhill.

WHAT KIND OF TRAINING DO THE JOG LEADERS HAVE?

All our Jog Leaders have completed a full day course with both classroom and practical sessions, covering everything you need to know, from the warm up to the cool down.

WHAT AGE DO YOU NEED TO BE?

Runners need to be at least 18 years old.

WHAT KIT DO YOU NEED

You can jog in whatever you’re comfortable in. We recommend well-fitted trainers, and sports bras for women, but other than that, whatever makes you comfortable goes. We recommend high visibility clothing be worn when jogging, especially during the winter, and any other times of low light.

HOW DO I BOOK A PLACE?

More details to follow shortly.

 
 

WHEN WE RUN

Monday and Thursday 6.30pm
Meeting at top carpark of Westhill Academy
Hays Way
Westhill

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