All groups are led by fully qualified and super-friendly volunteer leaders and co-leaders. If you’re interested in becoming a Jog Derbyshire leader, are already a Jog Derbyshire leader or you’re interested in joining the network, there’s information and support available here.
When you join a group you become part of a family who support each other through all life’s ups and downs, make new friends and have a heap of fun along the way. If you want to be more competitive, enter races and enjoy extra benefits you can also join the Derbyshire Dynamos, a virtual club run by jog leaders and group joggers. What are you waiting for?
Loneliness is affecting more and more people in the UK and has had a huge impact on physical and mental health. Connections to other people and community is fundamental to protecting mental health and as such is the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. For 40-year-old Richard Cameron from Chesterfield, mental health struggles…Read More
As our alarms went off early on Sunday morning, and we peered groggily out the window at the emerging sunrise, the Jog Derbyshire team were gearing up for what we knew would be another wonderful year at the Derby 10k. It’s been a few years since we were there (thanks Covid!) and boy were we…Read More
Leader of Jog Derbyshire Chesterfield, Rachel Wylde tells us all about the group. How many leaders do you have? 1 How many co-leaders do you have? 10 Roughly how many participants regularly run with you? 10-15 in each group ( 2 groups) When and where do you meet? Thursdays, outside Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cuttholme…Read More
Jog Derbyshire leaders are the backbone of the groups. They’re pretty special people, volunteering their time to support others in their running journey. Often because they’re passionate about the difference a jog group can make to someone’s physical and mental health and have often been on a journey themselves. Anyone can become a Jog Derbyshire leader.…Read More
As you’ll all be aware, ensuring participants have a positive and safe experience of jogging is of paramount importance. We all hope that every session is fun and enjoyable for all, however accidents and unexpected emergencies can happen. No matter how careful you are, you cannot eliminate risk of injury or illness completely. Have you…Read More
What is Jog Derbyshire? Jog Derbyshire is the county’s recreational jogging network, which is now in its 12th year. There are more than 40 community jogging groups across Derbyshire offering 80 plus sessions for different abilities throughout the week. The groups are led by approximately 400 qualified England Athletics trained leaders and Jog Derbyshire trained…Read More