Our friendly, social running club for adults aims to promote jogging and running within the Westhill area. We have groups to cater for all levels of runner, from beginners to marathoners and everything in between.
We meet every Monday and Thursday at 6:30pm in the top car park of Westhill Academy, Hay's Way, Westhill AB32 6XZ
For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions section below.
Our supportive and friendly club has a range of groups to accommodate almost anyone, from a complete beginner to an experienced runner.
COUCH TO 5K
We run a Couch to 5K programme in Spring each year. Designed for complete beginners, our friendly, supportive and enthusiastic trained leaders & helpers will guide and motivate you throughout. Look out for details on our Facebook page.
Our gentlest paced group for those who can run a short distance (up to 5k) or those who are returning to running after some time off. Suitable for beginners.
Our group for those that can run 6-6.5k, those aiming to improve their 5K time or those working up towards a 10K.
Our mid-paced group for those that can run 7-8K with average pace of 6.30 min/km.
One of our faster groups, usually running 8-8.5K with an average pace of 6mins per km.
Our fastest paced group running approximately 9-10km, with average pace of 5.30 mins per km.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Each session costs £1, however you can attend one trial session for free. Payments are made through our booking app so there's no need to bring money with you.
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 KIT DO I NEED?
Comfort and safety are key! We recommend well-fitting trainers for all, and sports bras for women. Other than that, any comfortable clothing is fine. We also recommend high-visibility clothing be worn when jogging, especially during the winter and any other times of low light. Club t-shirts are available for members to buy at a subsidised cost.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
Runners must be at least 18 years old. There is no upper age limit.
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING DO THE JOG LEADERS HAVE?
Our Jog Leaders have completed a full day course delivered by Scottish Athletics. This includes classroom and practical work, covering all aspects of running a session, from the warm up to the cool down.
I CAN'T RUN VERY FAST. WILL I HOLD OTHERS BACK?
Not at all! We have a range of groups to suit different paces and no-one ever gets left behind at JogScotland. Your leader will tailor the session to suit all runners in their group.
HOW DO I JOIN?
Sign up to JogScotland for free and get a JS number
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or send us a message via our Facebook page.
OUR JOG LEADERS
Our fully-trained, enthusiastic and patient Jog Leaders are there to help embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle through running.
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.