Explore our running breaks
Ready for a running adventure? Get your trainers on, get warmed up and experience the great outdoors.
Running through fields, along tracks and pounding the trails in the city, on the coast or in the countryside on a running holiday, opens the way to some of the most charming locations in England and Wales. Suited to all levels, you will get to explore scenery in a completely different way on many different routes.
Stay in a YHA hostel. Our historic and unique properties are perfectly positioned in the best locations for running holidays, where you will meet friendly people and come back quality accommodation, practical facilities, and yummy food. We'll always make sure you have an exciting adventure.
View some of our popular running blog posts
Top five running tips for beginners
Running tips for beginners... Thinking of taking up running as part of your daily exercise? We’re here to help the thought of running feel less daunting with our top 5 running tips to get you started. Get yourself a good pair of trainers The first on our 'running...
How to start trail running
In the first of a new series, we’ll be looking at ways to get into different outdoor sports, from canoeing to climbing. We’re going to start with one of the easiest and most fun sports to get involved with: how to start trail running. Memories of those gruelling,...
Lake District running guide
With breath taking views, fresh countryside air and so much room to roam, the Lake District offers some of the UK’s most beautiful running routes in our Lake District running guide. Aside from the physical benefits of running,...
Accommodation options for your running break
Try YHA shared rooms for a true hostel experience
Enjoy personal space in a private room
Camping & Cabins
Get closer to nature with YHA Camping & Cabins
Hire the whole place for your group