National Fitness Day – Wednesday 27 September!

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National Fitness Day is back for 2017 to deliver the biggest and widest reaching campaign ever!  The aim is to engage with new audiences from the inactive to the already active across a range of settings from the home to the high street, the office to the gym, while also encouraging people to just p...

Summer Fair Orienteering!

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Jennie Taylor, Communications Officer caught up with Rachel Leathwood from Bristol Orienteering Klub who has recently been busy providing an orienteering activity at her children’s summer fair.

Know London Walking: The results

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Thanks to everyone who took part! On Saturday some of you took part in the Know London Walking challenge, navigating around London to find Legible London signs and scan as many QR codes as possible. As is to be expected in England, we had a little bit of rain, but we still had plenty of ent...

Another Gold for Emily Benham!

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Emily Benham won the Middle distance European Championships yesterday in the forest of Ormes near Orleans. A tricky course on Les Labyrinthe, an aptly named map! Flat and fast with areas of tricky path networks.

50th anniversary celebrations have boosted engagement

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We celebrated the 50th anniversary on the 17 June  and this has gereated exciting engagement and presented some golden opportunities. Whilst the anniversary cake is now a memory to those who sampled it, the 50th film, the BBC One feature and Focus magazine remain permanent mementoes. The celebration...

Tessa Strain top Brit in World Games Middle Race

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It was another exciting day of action at the World Games with the Middle Distance Race. Tessa Strain was top Brit finishing in 13th place. Tessa finished the race in the lead with a fantastic 4min advantage over the nearest runner. Tessa was very excited with her run which is great to see!


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