Running for Mental and Physical Health
Bath Mind are partnering with Hannah the Runner to deliver mixed ability running sessions for individuals looking to experience the benefits of running on mental health and wellbeing, whilst supporting you to meet new people and spend time outdoors.
How Can I Get Involved?
Mixed Ability Group – Fridays
Fridays at 1.30pm
Meeting in front of Cassia Cafe, Sovereign Point, Elizabeth Park, Bath Riverside BA2 3GJ
If you have any questions or would like some more information on the group, please contact Hannah via email [email protected] or phone 07505 252642.
See below some FAQs about the running group:
What are the benefits of running?
Running is scientifically proven to:
- Help you deal with stress
- Calm your mind and reduce anxiety
- Boost concentration, productivity and creativity
- Combat depression
- Improve sleep
Who are the Hannah the Runner Team?
“We’re a Bath-based running group with a passion for improving mental wellbeing through physical activity. We all have England Athletics running coaching qualifications and Sport England and Mind Mental Health Awareness training.”
Where do the runs start from?
Access to Cassia Café
All runs will start from Cassia Café, Sovereign Place, Elizabeth Park, Bath Riverside BA2 3GJ.
On foot or by bike: Access from Upper Bristol Road over the Destructor Bridge between Argos and the recycling centre and from Lower Bristol Road either between the Kia garage and Belvoir Castle pub or from Pines Way at the Sainsbury’s petrol station. There are bike racks at our meeting point.
By bus: The closest stops are Brougham Hayes on Lower Bristol Road (buses 5, U5 and 20) or Comfortable Place on Upper Bristol Road (buses X39/39, 19, 19A, 4, A4).
By car: You can drive in from Upper Bristol Road over the Destructor Bridge between Argos and the recycling centre or from Lower Bristol Road between the Kia garage and Belvoir Castle pub. Drive out onto Upper Bristol Road only. There is free parking outside Cassia for up to 3 hours.
How do I sign up?
To sign up for the Friday mixed ability group, please follow this link to Hannah the Runner’s sign up page.