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Fairlands Valley Spartans


Are you looking to start running?

Are you a more experienced runner looking to develop your running?

Are training for a marathon and need some guidance?

Maybe you just want to run socially in a group of like minded friendly people.

Then Fairlands Valley Spartans are the club for you.

We are a friendly running club based at Marriotts in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Running on road, off-road and track, the Spartans meet several times a week and cater for all levels of runner.

Check the new members page for details of what we offer, or email the membership secretary with any questions you may have or to book a trial session if you would like to try us out before joining.


Spartan Starters

Our Monday Starter session has been running for over 10 years and caters especially for those that have never run before and includes runners who have progressed to running 5k who wish to run in a social, friendly environment.


Tuesday Training

Our Tuesday interval session is suitable for all abilities and runners are placed in groups that cater according to ability from those who have never run before to those who are running faster than 40 minute 10ks.


Thursday Training

Our Thursday Session we provide a coach led 5 mile Steady run session that can be sociable or at speed depending on your aims, and a development session where we work on form and speed.

Saturday – Track

Saturday Track

On Saturday Morning there is a track session, again working on speed and form on the Ridlins all weather track. it is timed perfectly for those who like to run a parkrun first.

Sunday – Long Run

Spartans Training

For our Sunday Long Run we have three options of long distance runs depending on abilities.


Spartan Kit

Our distinctive stripy vests are known the world over and really stand out in a crowded race. If you require kit it can be ordered via the Kit Page.

We look forward to meeting you, please check the links above, email headcoach@fvspartans.org.uk , or see the About FVS Page for more details.


18 July 2021
Liz and Cathy pit stop
Three Firsts at Scorcio Drift Limits
11 July 2021
Spartans at Suffolk 2021
Do Your 10K * Challenge Coming
4 July 2021
Ware 10
Fly Team * Challenge Coming
27 June 2021
Judy King FVS first parkrunner
Find the Sunset * Challenge Coming * A Parkrun
20 June 2021
RTTK Spartans Cathy Craig 1288 Jackie Downes Neal Muggleton 1291 Hazel Smith 1286 Karen Ellis 1287 John Nelms 1290 and Sharon Crowley 1289 at start
Race to the King * MK24 * Hampshire Hoppit
13 June 2021
Heather Jones FVS celebrating new PB at St Albans Half Marathon
PB Heather in Hot St Albans Half * Adrian Does a Ton