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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.


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
6 June 2021
Charlotte Harriet start of HHalf
Half at Knebworth House * Yuko Marathon
30 May 2021
Andrew Patterson
81 run virtually for the Mid Week League!
23 May 2021
Endurance Ultra
Adrian’s Classic Quarter
17 May 2021
group C
Fingers Crossed, Racing Is Back
9 May 2021
FVS Four at Bovingdon Ken Jude Ann Tryssesoone Jim Brown and Yuko Gordon
Almost At The Bristol Channel