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Ascension Running Community #RunAndTalk

A weekly, free, community social 5km run with a focus on promoting good mental health and wellbeing through running together. Anyone age 16+ and able to comfortably run 5km is welcome to join us.   

This activity supports the England Athletics #RunAndTalk campaign which is supported by Mental Health Charity, MIND.

We also have other running activities aimed at beginner runners and those who are returning to running, or not quite ready yet for 5km as well as an activity for girls age 12-16 linked with This Girl Can.

Please contact us at so that we can direct you to the most suitable activity.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Contact Position
Run Leader
02380 559074

Where to go

Ascension Church
1 Thorold Road
Bitterne Park
SO18 1HZ
Children's Centre Areas
Bitterne Bitterne Park

There is plenty of parking near the church along Thorold Road, and a small car park to the rear of the church accessed from Thorold Road.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday evenings, 7pm.
Time of day

Other Details


There is no charge for this activity but we ask participants to please register with RunTogether and then sign up to our runs beforehand. Please contact us before coming for the first time and we'll explain what you need to do!

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