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Tri Summer aims to get people active with swim, bike and run

Tri Summer aims to get people active with swim, bike and run

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:58

Tri Summer offers people the chance to sign up for three different distances – Sprint, Standard and Middle – which they can complete in their own time throughout a six-week period.

Following on from the success of Tri January, the new campaign... Read More »

Gary Head completes mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path

Gary Head completes mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:04

Active Dorset's Operations Manager, Gary Head, has just completed a mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path to raise funds for mental health charities in memory of a friend who took his life in January 2018.

Gary started in Minehead on May... Read More »

Run yourself happy – the ‘miracle cure’ improving brits’ mental health

Run yourself happy – the ‘miracle cure’ improving brits’ mental health

Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:00

Whilst the physical benefits of running are well known, new research released today reveals that improvements in emotional health and wellbeing are being experienced by an extraordinary three-quarters of runners.

In the first major poll of its kind, questioning... Read More »

Free running events coming to Littledown

Free running events coming to Littledown

Posted: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:29

To encourage more local people to enjoy the benefits of being more active in the great outdoors, free weekly 2km and 5km running events will be taking place at Littledown Park on Sunday mornings from Sunday 17 September 2017.

This is part of the Great... Read More »

Moors Valley Parkrun Has Outstanding Start

Moors Valley Parkrun Has Outstanding Start

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:17

The new Moors Valley Parkrun has got off to an outstanding start with a massive 404 runners on November 7th, which was the second best inaugural event in Parkrun's history. And this was despite the horrible wet weather on the weekend!

Week 2 had 186 runners... Read More »

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