Welcome to Newcastle Frontrunners
The Northeast’s only lesbian, gay, bi, trans and gay-friendly running club!
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We have sessions for all abilities on Monday and Wednesday evenings, Sunday mornings, plus other events throughout each month. LGBT or just gay-friendly, all are welcome so come join us.
Our qualified coaches and run leaders can assist you to improve your running ability or develop personalised training plans if you have a specific goal in mind. If you’re new to running, check out our Couch to 5k programme.
We know not everyone wants to race, but for those that do we have a packed calendar of races and events locally and across the UK. Plus we organise our popular LGBT 5k too.
We’re a very friendly bunch, with an active social calendar. There’s usually a catch up after each session, plus regular meet ups and trips away.
Newcastle Frontrunners is a running club catering to the north-east of England, and based in Newcastle upon Tyne. We are part of the International Frontrunners network, a family of running clubs which are inclusive and welcome all sections of the community, with an emphasis on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities. We provide training and activities whether you want to just lose a few pounds, improve your general health, or run the London Marathon. We also have a very active social calendar, and we eat a lot of cake.
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By Patrice and Jo What an amazing LGBT5K Running Festival we had this year. It was certainly a very special event in many ways. Instead of our usual event on the Town Moor, we ventured into the virtual world. We ended up with just over 700 entrants from all corners of the UK and indeed […]
It’s been a long wait, but today (July 1st) we are re-starting official training in groups. Initially in groups of 4 including a qualified Run Leader (LiRF), our Rainbow Groups defined by pace will meet at different locations and run different routes, but we will be training with others at last. We have taken advice […]
Virtual LGBT5k Festival of Running Following Northern Pride’s announcement that there will be a Northern Pride Online on July 18th, and demand from our followers, we are super excited to announce that we will hold a Newcastle Frontrunners virtual LGBT 5K Festival of Running on Pride weekend (July 17th to 19th). Obviously, everything is hugely different this year and we all need to […]