Awards nomination for the jogscotland and SAMH partnership

Wednesday 8 November 2023

We’re delighted that our partnership with SAMH (Scottish Action for Mental Health) has been shortlisted for the Active Scotland Most Valuable Partnership Award, at this year’s Scottish Women in Sport Awards. The nomination recognises our work together since we joined forced as partners in 2017, to promote the benefits that being physical active in a […]

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The Big 100 – Choose your Challenge!

Monday 17 April 2023

We’re delighted to announce a new Virtual jogscotland Challenge for summer 2023 – The Big 100! This year marks the centenary of our partners, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health). The charity traces its roots back to 1923 and the pioneering work of Dr Kate Fraser CBE, from Paisley, who worked to improve the conditions […]

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We celebrate five years of partnership with SAMH!

Tuesday 1 March 2022

SAMH and scottishathletics are today celebrating the fifth anniversary of a partnership which has supported the wellbeing of thousands of Scots. jogscotland – the recreational running programme of scottishathletics – went into partnership with SAMH in 2017, with the intention of promoting the mental health benefits of physical activity. Since then, huge strides have been […]

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One thousand jog leaders trained in mental health awareness!

Tuesday 26 January 2021

We are proud to announce that more than 1,000 jogscotland jog leaders have now been trained in mental health awareness with our partners SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health). It’s a major milestone for jogscotland, made possible by all the jog leaders who have taken time to complete the online course and develop new skills […]

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“Thank you” – Mark’s farewell message to jogscotland

Monday 25 January 2021

 “Thanks to everyone from the jogscotland community – you do phenomenal work every day of the week, all year round, so thank you.” – Mark Munro With just a few days remaining until scottishathletics CEO Mark Munro moves on to a new role at UK Athletics, he has paid tribute to the togetherness of the […]

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The launch of the I'm here campaign

jogscotland takes the I’m Here Pledge

Tuesday 22 January 2019

We’re delighted to launch a new initiative today, to help overcome mental health barriers that can stop people getting active. The I’m here campaign will see scores of jogscotland Jog Leaders taking a pledge to support mental health conversations at their jogging groups. Leaders who take the pledge will wear an I’m here badge which […]

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Changing Lives Fund – great news for jogscotland

Friday 9 November 2018

We are delighted to announced that jogscotland, working in partnership with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health), is to benefit from a two-year grant from the Changing Lives Fund. The funding will enable us to improve the number of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities participating in jogscotland programmes. The new project, called […]

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