From hanging curtains for Mr H because he can't manage it on his own, to shovelling a tonne of compost for the Food Growers Group so they can grow vegetables - every GoodGym run is different.
we're running to help all over York
From York Minster to the River Ouse we run the streets helping those most in need. We’re always up for welcoming new runners, so if you’re in the area come and join in.
10,557 Good deeds
921 Coach runs
554 Mission runs
Meet your area activator
Michal Czekajlo is our area activator in York. Michal supports the growth of GoodGym in York, is passionate about fitness and community and is here to enable us to do more in York.
GoodGym area activator in York. I love running, cycling and playing team sports i.e. basketball for mental and physical wellbeing.
Meet the York Taskforce
The Taskforce supports the operation of GoodGym in York. They manage social media accounts, support on runs, find tasks, support new runners and organise additional events.
Latest stories from York
Before GoodGym I always lost motivation to stick at running or the gym but now I run two or three times a week.
Running with GoodGym is great because I get fit, do good and get to hang with a load of awesome people.
The World's most innovative Aging projects.
GoodGym offers an imaginative alternative to conventional gyms, tapping into the human potential of local communities.
Why burn energy in the gym when you could harness that effort to spruce up public spaces, or visit lonely pensioners?
New to running?
Many people who don't run, are worried about running or haven't run for ages start running with GoodGym every week on our group runs.
If you can run for 15 minutes without stopping then you're fit enough to join us on a group run - no one gets left behind.
If you're still working up to that you can sign up to help older people on one-off tasks or a regular visit.