Atherton running club praised in Parliament

Atherton MP Chris Green has praised Atherton running club in the House of Commons.

The MP recently joined members of the club on a run around Atherton as part of his training ahead of next month’s London Marathon, which he is running for Bolton Hospice.

Speaking during Business Questions, Chris praised the running club for providing a “fun and motivating environment” for getting and staying healthy, and called for a debate on the value of running clubs such as Atherton’s.

To donate towards Chris’ fundraising for Bolton Hospice, visit

Atherton running club meet every Tuesday and Thursday at Mealhouse Lane car park from 6.30pm.  For more information, visit