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.
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
COUCH TO 5K
our group for complete beginners. The January 2019 intake is now closed. We hope to have another one in the summer.
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.
our mid-paced group for those that can run 5k, for those aiming to improve their 5K time or those working up towards a 10K.
our fastest group for those that can already run 10K, for those looking to improve their 10K time or those working to longer distances.
our fully-trained, enthusiastic and patient Jog Leaders are there to help embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle through running.
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 an honesty box when you sign in.
Couch to 5K programmes are billed in 10 week blocks @ £30
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.