Athletics and running in Islington

London Heathside Athletics Club offers athletics at Finsbury Park Athletics Track, N4 1EE, including for young people.

Run Together in Islington offers runs starting from:

  • Highbury Leisure Centre, Highbury Crescent, N5 1RR
  • the Clock Tower in Caledonian Park, N7 9PL
  • the ARSENAL letters near to Arsenal Emirates stadium, Drayton Park, N7 7AJ, and a beep test challenge at this location

St John's Gardens, EC1M 5UH offers free running and fitness activities. See the leaflet to the right, St John's Gardens Activities.

Couch to 5k is a popular and effective NHS programme to get into running.

Running in or around a park is a great way to run. Islington has over 100 parks and open spaces. Find the one that is best for you by downloading the map to the right, Parks in Islington, or find parks in Islington.

Four parks have marked routes for running and walking:

Organisations in Islington that offer running:

The map shows where athletics and running and all sport and physical activity is on offer in Islington. 

England Athletics is the national governing body for athletics and running.

Sport and physical activity has full information about all the sport and physical activity on offer in Islington.

If you have a question about the content on this page, contact John Thorne:; 020 7527 7096.

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