Yes absolutely, everyday new runners join the groups, many walk part of the route to get used to it.
People run at totally their own pace, there’s no start claxon, no timing chip, no Kip Choge pacers! It’s up to you, whatever your mood and feet are feeling like!
No, we don’t insist you run a group at all, totally up to you. Everyone fires off together but then people run at their own pace, this just means your feeling on the day determines your gas pedal.
16 to run on your own, anyone under 16 must have a parent of guardian with them.
What ever canine or feline creature takes your fancy that day is fine, as long as it’s on a good lead!
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Yes, the route will loop back to the start point, and they’ll always be someone there to welcome you back in with a smile.