GM Walking Resources

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GM Walking

The GM Walking ambition recognises the unique and exceptional role walking can play to support increase physical activity levels across the population in Greater Manchester.

To support this, we have produced a range of resources to help people to get walking locally, independently, and in ways to suit them.

GM Walking Website

The GM Walking website is a hub of information about all things walking in Greater Manchester. There are walking routes to help individuals explore their local area and information on walking groups.  There are lots of tips, blogs and resources to help make walking part of your everyday life.

Greater Manchester Walking Voice

A web of individuals and organisations that are sharing stories and evidence of what is working. Receive monthly newsletters and information about walking in GM. You can find out more about what the Voice does and how to join here.

Walking Champions       #GMWalkingChamps

There are a number of resource to help support individuals to become a walking champion in their community or workplace including:

  • Walking Champions Workshops – a short session help build confidence to help others to walk more. These can delivered virtually.
  • Champions videos – to help inspire others
  • Cascade training workshops – Train-the-trainer sessions for those who are interested in learning how to deliver the walking workshops

The GM Way Campaign

The campaign materials and resources are aimed at the general public and aim to inspire and motivate through a range of personal walking stories.  There’s a toolkit that explains the campaign, social media graphics and posters to advertise ‘your’ walks and links to the cases story videos.

Go Jauntly App

New Greater Manchester walking routes are available for FREE on the Go Jauntly walking app and can be even downloaded in advance so that they are available in offline mode (saving your mobile data costs). Many are step-free and so will appeal to wheelchair users and to families with pushchairs.

Daily Mile Toolkit 

The GM Daily Mile Toolkit  is a range of resources to help encourage people to take more daily short walks more in their community or workplace

Walking Grants

GM Walking Grants have been allocated to a wide range of organisations to provide resource for community groups and voluntary organisations to increase walking in their community

TfGM currently have Cycle and Stride Grants available to help people and groups become more active.

Walking Festival

A digital web page with fun ideas for walking more every day and in particular during National Walking Month May 21

Love Exploring App

Love Exploring provides a range of discovery games and guided tours that are fun to do and free to use.

Postbox Challenges

Have you ever wondered how many postboxes there are in your local area? You might be surprised! This fun challenge records your progress as you visit as many postboxes as you can, in a given time.

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