Running in St Andrews
Why should I take up running?
Active travel not only lowers your carbon footprint but can be invigorating for the mind, body and soul.
Running can be part of a daily commute, a trip to the shops or as a leisure time activity. You can do it as little or as often as you like and with minimal equipment or costs. The freedom this allows is one of its many benefits.
How can I get started?
If this hasn’t yet inspired you to pop on your trainers and bounce outside, there are multiple websites explaining the many benefits running (blog) bring. Just click on the hyperlinks to find out more! New to running? Here are some running tips from the National Health Service (NHS) to get you started.
Want to set a goal? You could try out the Couch to 5k.
Local Route Inspiration
New to the area? Want to explore? Here are a few running routes to get you started.
Check out the St Andrews Interactive Walking and Cycling Map.
Jog or run over the Fife Coastal Path.
A selection of running routes in and around St Andrews. Another good site is here.