Meet Your JOG Derbyshire Coordinators
Cat has a host of experience of working with volunteers, particularly in her last job as Volunteer Coordinator at ChildLine, as well as at various sports clubs, including Long Eaton Triathlon Club, where she currently enjoys coaching junior triathletes each week.
From being quite inactive, she discovered jogging, and have now completed race distances from regular parkruns to a long distance triathlon. "I love to share the enjoyment and achievement that I have felt from developing my running," she says.
She is excited by the task of energising joggers across Derbyshire. "It's great to be part of a dynamic and committed organisation, working with a team of dedicated and enthusiastic people and sharing my love of jogging with people in Derbyshire."
Lucy has worked within the health and fitness industry for over a decade as a personal trainer at William Gregg VC and in management at Derby Arena. She is an enthusiastic runner who regularly takes part in events across the country.
Having always had an interest in health and wellbeing, she trained to become a personal trainer after the birth of her first child and enjoys helping people to break down barriers to exercise by encouraging them to believe in themselves.
"Exercise is not just for the elite, it's about opening doors and getting everyone involved," says Lucy. "So often the hardest step for people is to take the plunge and get started. For me success is sharing my passion with others and watching them achieve their goals."
She is inspired by the work of the volunteers across Jog Derbyshire and adds: "The commitment the leaders show to their groups is incredible, it is fantastic to work with and share my passion for jogging with such dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic people."