Jogging (including parkrun)

Jogging and running are simple and cheap ways to get fit. They can be done almost anywhere, at any time and with barely any equipment.

It doesn't matter how fast or slow you are, just grab your trainers, find a pace that works for you and you'll soon see your fitness levels improve.

There are two main ways to jog or run in South Derbyshire:

JOG Derbyshire

JOG Derbyshire groups are friendly and help support beginners or those getting back into the groove.

A qualified jog leader will always be on hand to provide advice and motivation to help you reach your goal.

Sessions are held in locations including Albert Village, Melbourne, Repton, Swadlincote and Willington. Further details can be found in our events and activities.

If you are interested in becoming a Jog Leader and setting up your own jogging group, visit JOG Derbyshire for more information.


parkrun is such a simple concept: turn up every week and run a certain distance. It doesn't matter how fast you go. All that matters is that you enjoy yourself.

The Swadlincote junior parkrun, covering 2km, is held at Maurice Lea Memorial park, in Church Gresley. The adult version, covering 5km, takes place at Rosliston Forestry Centre.

You only need to register once to take part in any parkrun event anywhere in the world - simply take a printed copy of your barcode each time you run.

Overseal Running Club
Overseal Running Club