Whether it's a group fitness class at your local leisure centre or a run in the park with friends, being active in a group environment works wonders for your health, wellbeing and motivation to move more each day.
The Let's Get Moving Together page highlights different mass participation events and group activities taking place in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland throughout the year!
What is a mass participation event?
The clue is in the name! These are large scale organised challenges open to everyone, meaning anyone can take part! Perfect for people new to physical activity, mass participation events are fun and inclusive, and focus on taking part and having a good time rather than the competitive element.
Did you know?
Research has shown that being involved in large events can dramatically improve an individual's attitude towards exercise, as they inspire participants to keep up fitness commitments long after the event has passed!
Need some extra motivation to get up and get active? How about knowing that you're making a difference for an amazing cause? Mass participation events offer fantastic opportunities for fundraising, making it easier than ever to raise money for a cause close to your heart!
These events provide an excellent platform to learn about the impactful work of other charities. So, lace up those running shoes, tighten those walking boots, and be a part of something truly meaningful!
Explore Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
One of the best things about mass participation events is that they can take place anywhere! Have you ever wanted to discover new places around the County? Well now you have a perfect reason to!
Explore famous landmarks and hidden gems throughout Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland!
Friends or solo adventure
Getting involved in a mass participation event is a fantastic way to spend quality time with friends and family members, as you cheer each other on and inspire one another to make it over the finish line.
You can also attend events solo, as a way to meet new people and become friends for life with like-minded individuals.