The AK KILEN Running Club

The AK Kilen running club was established in Struer, Denmark in 1982. Back then, it was a general athletics club.  Today the focus is mostly on running and having a good time.  The club has 120 members.

We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 17:30, outside the entrance to Struer Energi Park (a sports complex that includes the local swimming pool).  After warming up, we split into groups, with a variety of paces and routes.  There’s something for everyone!    

We also meet on Saturdays at 13:00.  After the Saturday run, you can socialize with other club members in the Tennis Club (next to Struer Energi Park), enjoy a drink, and get a bite to eat.  Changing rooms and showers are available.

A calendar with the routes that we plan to run is on the club website.  

Our flagship event is the annual Kilen Rundt race in May. This consists of a 5 km and a 10 km race. It draws several hundred participants of all ages from the local area.

The club also helps to organise Vinterløb, a race event over three consecutive Saturdays in January.

You can run with the club before becoming a member. Members of AK Kilen enjoy lots of benefits every year, including:

  • Paid entry to three pre-selected races
  • New Year’s gathering
  • Club birthday in April
  • Run from the North Sea to Struer (Fra Hav til Fjord) in September
  • Pre-Christmas get-together
  • A wonderful social environment