Welcome to Rebel Runners ~ Medway!

As our name suggests, we are a running club based in the Medway area of Kent in the South East of England.

Formed in 2014, we are now one of the largest and best known clubs in the area, renowned for our friendly and supportive nature.


What Rebel Runners~Medway offers:

  • affiliation to UK Athletics as part of our membership. This grants you discounts on UKA recognised races, and other member benefits.

  • For members and non members we have a free 8-9 week, coach led, ‘Couch to 5k’ programme that will get you fit enough to be able run 5 kilometres (3 miles) without stopping.

  • 8 week coach led, 5k to 10k programme getting you ready for a 10k race once you have graduated from 5k.

  • several pages to help support your running activities, dietary needs and advice on any injuries

  • access to the Rebel Ballot for a London Marathon place in 2019*




    *VLM ballot entry criteria:

    1) You must be a fully paid member of Rebel Runners Medway as of ‪the 31st March 2018.

    2) You must email me at rebelvlmballot@gmail.com with your “Confirmation of Ballot Entry into the public VMLM draw” from the Virgin Money London Marathon team.
    (Entry for 2019 will be open for several days soon after the London Marathon 2018 has been completed. Please watch this page for further details.)

    3) You must gain 20 ‘Rebel Points’ between 1st April 2018 and 31st October 2018.

    Your 20 points can be made up of the following:

    -Any team runs (these include Mondays, Wednesdays and the coach led track sessions on Thursdays)

    -A maximum of 5 races, (all races count but proof of race completion will be required, eg a screenshot of results table with your name highlighted sent to rebelvlmballot@gmail.com)

    -A maximum of 5 parkruns,

    -A maximum of 5 volunteer duties at parkrun,

    4) You will make contact with me should you gain entry via the public VMLM ballot or gain a charity place as soon as possible to remove yourself from the Rebel ballot. (Email, text or fb message please)

    5) If your name is drawn at the Rebel Runners Medway Virgin Money London Marathon ballot you agree to the following:

    -You will pay for your entry into the race by the end of December 2018

    -You will pay for Rebel Runners Medway membership for the year 2019-2020 by the end of December 2018

    -You will wear Rebel colours during the race

    6) Ballot winners will be unable to enter the draw for following 3 years.