Jog Derbyshire - take it in your stride!

Local, fun & sociable, leader-led walking, jogging & running groups.

jog derbyshire belper groupOur network of jogging groups, based all over Derbyshire, can help you get fitter & be more active by starting to jog regularly.  Qualified Jog Derbyshire Leaders guide beginners & returning runners through specially designed, gentle walking & jogging programmes.  Have fun & make new friends with people of similar fitness levels.


More than 100 new joggers have just completed our 8 week ‘First Steps to Fitness’ special training programme as part of our Jog Into January campaign.  

Please join us for a celebratory team photo if you are doing the Derby 10k or 3k (6 April) or Erewash 5k (10 May) and get a free #MyChallenge T-shirt to mark our new Active Derbyshire campaign.


Kevin Treweek and Jog Eckington groupInspirational stories of Kev from Jog Eckington/Barlborough Gentle Joggers running his first 10k and Rosie from Crich joining Tors Beginners; top tips for new Jog Leaders from Tors Runners Leader Ian Travers; 5 reasons why you should try Tai Chi from DerbyFit's Russell Parkin and our round up of upcoming events.  Read more in our March newsletter...


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New groups are starting every month.  To find out more please use our online group search



Longshaw Estate Trails

White East Lodge Longshaw EstateNext run - Sunday 14 September. Take to the trails with Jog Derbyshire and the National Trust around the Longshaw Estate, near Hathersage with it's backdrop of dramatic rugged moorland. Choose from a 3 mile or 1.6 mile route... no competition, no timing, just fun and friendly trail runs for all ages and abilities. Register on the day at the Visitor Centre between 9.00am and 9.30am.  Find out more...

Kedleston Hall Trails

Kedleston Hall

Next run - Sunday 21 September.  Every month Jog Derbyshire - in partnership with the National Trust - offers you the chance to take to the trails around picturesque Kedleston Hall, near Derby.  Family-friendly 3 or 1 mile routes suitable for all ages and abilities.  Find out more...

Browse our Events Calendar for a full list of events, races and training runs.

New Mum or Dad? Bring Your Buggy groups

Long Eaton Buggy GroupJog Derbyshire ‘Bring your Buggy’ groups offer mums, dads and carers the chance to join a safe, fun and exhilarating outdoor running group where you can bring your little one with you in a buggy. 


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Become a Jog Leader

jog derbyshire stock photoLove your running? Could you inspire new beginners? You may be just the person to lead a Jog Derbyshire group!  Anyone can become a Jog Derbyshire Leader. If you are enthusiastic, supportive of beginners, have some running experience and a bit of free time, and are willing to complete a one-day course, then why not give it a go?


Derbyshire Dynamos - take the next step

Derbyshire Dynamos is a club run by Jog Leaders and our group joggers.  It's an optional ‘next step’ for those who wish to be more competitive, enter races and enjoy some of the benefits offered by other running clubs.  Being part of Jog Derbyshire's UKA affiliated running club comes with a host of benefits including discounted race entry and access to exclusive kit.  Find out more...

New Groups

New groups are starting every month.  To find out more please use our online group search.  Or why not set up your own group?  Jog Leader training is free. 

New Jog Group for absolute beginners in Chesterfield.  The Spireites meet on Wednesdays at 6.30pm at the Community Hub in the ProAct Stadium.  Contact Jog Leader John Cannon on 07902 249316 for more details.

Jog Oakwood for absolute beginners meets on Wednesdays 7.00pm at Springwood Leisure Centre.  Contact Jog Leader Gaynor Bickley on 07879054043 for details.

New Buggy Group meeting at Chellaston Park (DE73 6TQ) on Thursdays at 9.45am. Contact Jog Leader Claire Mosson to book your place.

New Beginner's Group at Chellaston. The Pink Plodders are meeting on Sundays at 9.15am at Chellaston Medical Centre car park. Contact Jog Leader Claire Mosson to book your place.

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