Inclusive running club offers lifeline to its members

Mike Bullock and his partner Susan, who set up Spider Runners in Fairfield

Mike Bullock and his partner Susan set up Spider Runners in August last year - Credit: Courtesy of Spider Runners

A community running group which welcomes members of all ages and abilities is changing people’s lives, and in some cases saving them.

Mike Bullock and his partner Susan set up Spider Runners in Fairfield in August last year and the group has since grown to more than 2,000 members.

Mike explained: “We spoke to different demographics who felt excluded from running clubs – different ethnicities, disabilities, older people, people with families who struggle to fit exercise into their lives.”

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