Tag Archive for 'running'

Gruelling 48 hour run in St Peter Port to raise £100,000 for charity

May 20th, 2015 by Richard Lord

Philip Smith and Warren Mauger hope to raise £100,000 for four charities through sponsorship for an Epic 48 hour long run on treadmills in Market Square, St Peter Port, Guernsey from Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September 2015. They will be joined in their challenge by experienced marathon runners and record-breaking athletes Robert Young […]

Parents are fitness role models for their children

June 22nd, 2012 by University of Essex

Children who said their parents do almost no physical activity have a 50% greater risk of being unfit than children with more physically active parents, according to new research. In the year the Olympics are coming to Britain, the study found two-thirds of children think their parents do almost no physical activity, meaning they are […]