Helping you take your first steps towards physical and mental wellness.

Well done for making it this far. Just being here shows you’re ready to make a positive change. You’ve taken the first step towards a happier, healthier life.

Running Head First is here to help you keep moving forward. Whether you’re suffering with

  • Mental health problems
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Isolation
  • Or issues with drugs and alcohol

We’ve been in your position. That’s why our Wirral-based exercise studio is a judgement-free space where you can get back on track.

It’s why we’ve got your back.

More than physical activity

Let’s be clear: exercise is one of the most important things you can do to improve your physical and mental health.

So, we offer you all the encouragement and support you need to get your body and mind in shape.

Our first-class facilities and expert personal trainers are second to none.

But we’re not here to make you muscle-bound. We’re here to create a community you’ll be proud to be part of. To introduce you to like-minded individuals who know what it’s like when life knocks you down.

We’re here to give you the support network you need to get back up feeling better than ever.

Your exercise community

Most of all, we offer a safe, welcoming place where you’ll make new friends. And where, together, you’ll put one in front of the other until you’re Running Head First towards the life you’ve always dreamed of.

Whether you’re young or old, male or female, or anyone in between, you’ve made it this far.

Come and join us, whatever you need, whoever you are.

Our Services

Mental Health Interventions

Interventions, inclusive social groups and treatment pathways to help your mental health recovery.

Run Club

Suitable for a range of abilities, our walking and running groups are available across the North West.

Group Classes

Our fully-funded or low-cost group exercise classes are ideal for adults and children alike.