About Bristol Trail Runners

BTR are an adventure running club suitable for all abilities, well known as a great place to make likeminded friends, push yourself, and develop your trail running skills. We are always having an adventure on the trails, with over 20 club runs organised on the every month.

Founded in 2019 by Ultrarunner and Endurance Coach Joe Wenman, the club has thrived with over five-hundred runners joining us at one point or another. 


The club organises a grand collection of trail running events. Local club runs, further afield club runs, webinars, coached training sessions, running camps and more. Members take advantage of attending all of these events while also receiving discounts on almost any product or service related to running. 

Joining a running club is a great way to socialise, keep fit and better your running skills as part of Bristols adventure running community. Anyone is welcome to join BTR. Hit the button below or scroll down to read more about the club.



Member Benefits

In our opinion, the biggest benefits of being a BTR member are making friends, socialising, and enjoying the trails as part of a team and community. 

As a member, you are welcome to attend any of our club runs and coached training sessions. Watch your fitness and performance improve as we run in some of the most beautiful areas in the South West (and beyond!).

BTR members also enjoy discounts from our partners:


  • Precision Hydration (15%)

  • Run Coaching with Joe Wenman (10%)

  • Sports Massage (20%)

  • VALA Energy (15%)

  • Cotswold Outdoor (15%)

  • Runners Need (15%)

  • Snow + Rock (15%)


Club Events

With over 20 exciting club runs every month, you will be able to fully participate as a member of Bristol Trail Runners.


We do not have a fixed schedule and some runs change time, location and day each week. This is how we keep everything even more adventurous! Generally, you can expect the following to be available every week:

  • 5k and 10k runs on Mondays or Thursdays at 7am or 6pm in locations such as Leigh Woods, Ashton Court, Clifton Downs, Trym Valley, Stoke Park and more. 

  • Coached fitness class every Tuesday at 7am or 6pm at Clifton Downs.

  • 16k run every Wednesday at 6pm through Frome Valley. 

  • Coached track session every Friday at 6.30pm at Yate Outdoor Fitness Centre.

  • Various weekend long runs in locations like the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor, Mendips, Quantocks, Wye Valley and more.

We also organise 3-4 running camps every year in locations like the Lake District, Dartmoor and Snowdonia.


Trail Running Courses

We organise some awesome trail running courses for complete beginners, intermediates or more advanced runners. 

We are currently midway through a set of courses, and the next set is due to start in May/June.

Find out more about our courses >>