Did you know that you don’t have to be good at sport to be a fantastic activity leader!
“Informal physical activity groups play an integral part to helping people take their first steps into a more active lifestyle. These groups don’t happen without all the wonderful leaders out there. Whether you take one person or thirty people out for a walk, jog or cycle, together you are a powerful, energetic army helping thousands of people to get more active.”
A bundle of support
We can show you how to set up a Facebook group - for many groups this becomes your main communication tool
Resources to make life easy
If you are a run leader there are a significant amount of resources available on the Run Together website. All you need to do is sign up to access, session plans, risk assessments, social media guidance, marketing tools, poster and logo templates etc. Click here to visit Run Together
Key signposting websites
Start your journey
We’ve chatted to you, listened carefully to what you want and developed some simple tools, helpful advice and easily accessible videos to inspire you in taking your first or next steps in leadership.
Whether you already lead a group activity or want to find out more about starting up a new group, we’d like to welcome you and guide you to the best available help, advice and resources to get your started.
Whether you are a walk leader, a run leader or any other form of activity leader; whether you are a volunteer or a paid leader, whether your sessions are free or charged for, there is something for every one of you right here.
You’ll undoubtedly have lots of questions so take a look at our FAQ’s and find really practical answers.
Benefits of being a leader in activity
- Give back to your community
- Gain experience
- Create a healthier society
- Change lives
- Promote positive mental health
- Provide an informal group for people to attend
For funding information for leaders, please see the information below.
Research & Insight
For research & insight relating to leaders and groups, please see the information below.
For case studies relating to leaders & groups, please see the information below.
For toolkit relating to leaders & groups, please see the information below.