Run Wales looking for volunteer Run Champions

Date published: 13/02/2017

The volunteer role of Run Champion is open to anyone over 18 who would like to support people from their logocommunities to walk, jog and run their way to a more active lifestyle. 

As a Run Wales Champion, you will promote social running opportunities within your area.

Ideally, you’ll need to be:

  • passionate about running and sharing your experience and knowledge with newcomers to the sport;

  • communicating with a range on individuals;

  • a good team builder;

  • understand the benefits of social (recreational) running and the importance of providing opportunity for all;

  • Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) qualified

What you will do:

  • support and encourage women to join or form social running groups in the community;

  • share the Run Wales objectives at local events- such as Cardiff 10k, Cardiff Half Marathon;

  • advocate the LIRF programme and identify local women champions to become Run Leaders (undertake Leadership in Running Fitness training);

  • inspire and motivate women to join the Run Wales network for support;

  • establish a list of running opportunities in the area for participants;

  • encourage more people to become Run Champions for Run Wales.

This role, in most cases will take between one to twohours a week, mainly in the evenings and weekends, with additional time if attending specific events.

The satisfaction of knowing that you are inspiring, supporting and motivating women, who many not normally participate, from your area to access walk to run opportunities

RUn Wales will provide you with;

  • Run Wales Leaders’ T-shirt;

  • Support from Run Wales team;

  • Access to resources;

  • Expenses (in line with Welsh Athletics Expenses Policy).

Following three months commitment:

  • Free entry to a running event of your choice per annum;

  • LIRF (Leadership in Running Fitness Course).

Following nine months commitment:

  • Free CIRF coaching course.

Download volunteer application form here >>>

For further details, T: 07597074055 or 02920 649845

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