Greater Sport

We are Greater Manchester's County Sports Partnership, our registered charity works with a wide range of organisations and individuals in the public, private and voluntary sector.  Covering a range of roles, all centred on getting Greater Manchester residents more active.

We inspire, we provide, we fund, we deliver and overall encourage the growth of Sport & Physical activity for this region.

We work closely with Sport England, the 10 Greater Manchester Local Authorities, National Governing Bodies of sport and a wide range of other organisations to achieve these collective aims.

We believe Sport & Physical Activity;

- Makes a significant contribution to Greater Manchester's social wellbeing and economic growth.

- Enhances lives, brings communities together and forms good sustainable lifelong habits.

- Should be promoted and celebrated for all, here in one of the greatest regions in the World for sport.

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Bolton Council & Business Bolton

Bolton Council are our ultimate hosts for this amazing, unique event. Early supporters of Get Companies Active while it was being developed, they’re keen to help the community feel fitter, healthier and more active, as well as support our important local charities, helping us obtain Queen’s Park and Bolton One for our big event.

Business Bolton have been great too! This is Get COMPANIES Active after-all, and their help in getting the event publicised to Bolton’s wealth of small companies and business Titans.

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Park Run

Park Run is a fantastic, nationwide movement that helps people utilise our countys’ green-spaces for FREE health and fitness activities – namely running! Boasting over 1,300,000 runners over 4542 clubs, Park Run is a true champion of affordable and community health and fitness, and their support in running some of our training sessions and their friendship has helped make Get Companies Active a reality.

Park Run Bolton meets at 9.00am every Saturday, costs nothing to join, and you don't need to run like Mo Farah to take part - everyone takes things at their own, enjoyable pace.

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Peak XV

Peak XV Tri Coaching can help you run faster, cycle longer and breathe better in the pool. They're kindly helping out with our swim-coaching sessions to help our swimmers build on their technique to make that 400m look like a doddle, even using video camera analysis of stroke technique to help swimmers develop. Pro's at their game, Peak XV are our friends on our mission to help everyone make the most of this unique event.

If you're looking to improve your swimming, Peak XV can help you with your breathing technique, your posture in the water, building your endurance and stamina, and simply help you move through the water faster, and for longer. Brilliant!

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Haywoods Chartered Accountants play a vital role in making Get Companies Active a success. As a social enterprise concerned with raising money and awareness about important charities, transparency is vital to the success of our work. Haywoods are our independent accountants and auditors in this venture, and utilising their years of experience and history to ensure that the financial aspects of Get Companies Active run smoothly, and the money raised for our 3 charities gets to where it needs to go - every penny of it. Haywoods have provided superb service to local businesses for many years, with expertise, knowledge, a client-focussed approach, with a reputation we felt we can trust to make Get Companies Active all worthwhile.

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