Exercising in a group can help individuals not only with motivation but also with expert advice on how to improve, avoid injuries and how best to recover after suffering from an injury. Benefits of running include reducing stress and help dealing with anxiety.
JogScotland have been helping people to get active since 2002. More than 25,000 people have come through their ranks since their inception. They were established by Scottish Athletics and backed by NHS Scotland.
This running group in Inverness is testament to how much fun exercising as a group can be.
To find out how to get involved in running check out our Get Inspired running activity guide.