Christian Runners UK

JasonJason, the founder of Christian Runners, has been a committed Christian since the age of 16 as well as a dedicated runner from about the same time. He currently attends Cutsyke Christian Church, Castleford, where he is a lively, active member. He has completed over 20 marathons (14 being London marathons!) and taken part in hundreds of other track and triathlon events. As of June 2014 he also holds the record for running the most “Winter Tough Guy Events” (21 and counting). Jason is also a coach and the longest serving member of his local running club, The Rothwell Harriers.

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Shrewsbury parkrun Nativity Style!

Trinity Churches Shrewsbury joined in the Christmas Shrewsbury parkrun Nativity Style!

A group of about 40 of us aged from 2.5 to 60 years upwards got together dressed as the various characters from the nativity and ran the Shrewsbury parkrun. Not only that but we also sang Christmas Carols. It was a brilliant parkrun with so many getting in the Christmas spirit and other runners really appreciated our efforts.

Read more from the Shrewsbury parkrun event report.


The Genesis: The Idea

A guest post from Running Church – Shrewsbury…

Over the past few months I have been asking God for inspiration and a new way to share life with others and also share the good news of Jesus Christ. I love to see others encounter Jesus.

My passion for running has meant that in the past year I have made many new friends and been connected to hundreds of people all over the country through running. I love talking about running, reading about it, watching and well racing too! But I also love supporting others to do the same.

But actually why not share two of my passions? Running and Faith in Jesus. 
Why not take an active step to merge the two?

I think this is what God is calling me to do…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you all!

Need some motivation to keep those new year’s training resolutions going? Well, dates have been set for this year’s Church Runner events.

Also, an exciting new “Pray as you Go” initiative (courtesy of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Carshalton Beeches) will also be kicking off at the end of March. This poster has the details…
Church Runner Events Diary 2015


Virtual Mob Match (Sep 2014)

Running in Faith a Virtual mob match

Well this was the first ever national inter church ‘mob match’, so if you took part, that’s a little bit of history you were making!

In total there were 162 runners, across 27 parkruns running for 15 Christian running groups/churches – a massive turn out, nearly 50% bigger again than our biggest ever physical mob match. People certainly got into it and runners from Holy Trinity Wallington have already been asking me about the November mob match at Nonsuch parkrun.

Obviously none of this would be possible without parkrun – so a big thank you to them.

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