It’s no secret that running has become Sydney’s newest fitness and social craze. Whether you’re a complete novice or a Strava Local Legend, the run clubs at Barangaroo, The Rocks and Darling Harbour are a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get your blood pumping, and meet new, like-minded people.

Date + Time: Every Monday, 7:15am-8:15am

Location: Village Green South, Darling Quarter

Price: FREE

Start your Monday on the right foot (literally) with Darling Harbour’s run club! Led by a friendly and experienced trainer, you will perform a series of drills and exercises built to improve your running technique and cardio fitness. If you prefer short-distance running, no stress! Your trainer will take you through a series of faster and shorter runs ranging from 200m to 600m, changing each week. After you’re done, visit Darling Harbour’s nearby cafes, including Cafe AlmaHaven Specialty Coffee or Kürtősh for a morning coffee and spot of breakfast.


The Run Club – The Rocks

Date + Time: Every Tuesday 7:15am

Location: First Fleet Park, The Rocks

Price: FREE


Open to those of all skill levels, The Run Club at The Rocks is the perfect way to get moving before a busy work day while admiring the beauty of The Rocks precinct. Presented in conjunction with Active Live, experienced trainers will take you through a series of exercises that’ll have you working up a sweat and getting those endorphins pumping! After your session, catch up with friends at Aslan Coffee Roasters or Black & White Espresso for the best coffees in town.


The Run Club – Barangaroo

Date + Time: Every Friday 7:15am-8:15am

Location: Hickson Park, Barangaroo

Price: FREE

End off the working week with Barangaroo’s brand-new Run Club! Each session will start off with a warm-up jog to a unique training location in the beautiful Barangaroo, where your experienced and friendly trainer will demonstrate exercises and drills to get your heart rate up and blood pumping. If you’re in the mood for a cheeky coffee and pastry afterwards, the folks at Bourke Street Bakery offer the freshest almond croissants in the game.

For more information, please visit the Darling Harbour run club website here, The Rocks run club website here, and the Barangaroo run club website here.