Tags: Running

Being outside is "a very good thing to do", says chief medical officer

Being outside is "a very good thing to do", says chief medical officer

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 08:42

The Government's leading scientific advisor has urged people to stay active and get outdoors if possible during the coronavirus outbreak.

England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty said that it's still... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Running, Walking

Sunshine and smiles at Winter School Games finale

Sunshine and smiles at Winter School Games finale

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 13:50

Over 600 schoolchildren celebrated the culmination of the Norfolk School Games 2020 Winter Games under blue skies as they raced around the stunning north Norfolk countryside.

The cross-country finals on... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk, Running, School Games

parkruns go purple to celebrate International Women’s Day

parkruns go purple to celebrate International Women’s Day

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:35

parkruns across Norfolk are teaming up with the This Girl Can movement to celebrate female participation this Saturday, March 7th – the day before International Women's Day.

With a suggested purple... Read More »

Tags: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Norwich, Running, This Girl Can

Life’s a beach at inaugural Great Yarmouth parkrun

Life’s a beach at inaugural Great Yarmouth parkrun

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:46

Over 150 runners braved the February sea breeze at the launch of a new parkrun on the golden sands of Great Yarmouth seafront.

The first Great Yarmouth parkrun took place on 8th February, with an enthusiastic... Read More »

Tags: Great Yarmouth, Parkrun, Running

New running group to beat the winter blues

New running group to beat the winter blues

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:38

A new community running group will help people in Norwich to get active and improve their mental health and wellbeing.

The Outrunning group will meet weekly at Hellesdon Library from Wednesday, 22nd January... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Norwich, Running

Early bird discount for cancer charity runs

Early bird discount for cancer charity runs

Posted: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:10

Norwich runners can have fun and raise money to beat cancer with 30% off the booking fee for Cancer Research UK's spring fundraising runs.

The charity's Pretty Muddy obstacle race takes place on Saturday,... Read More »

Tags: Norwich, Running

Run (or walk, swim, cycle…) Every Day to beat the January blues

Run (or walk, swim, cycle…) Every Day to beat the January blues

Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:14

The post-Christmas period can be tough, but a community initiative aims to boost mental health by challenging people to get active every day in January.

RED (Run Every Day) January is partnering with the... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Norfolk, Running

Get Your Team Moving and Win Prizes!

Get Your Team Moving and Win Prizes!

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 10:04

Get your colleagues to Wrap Up and Get Out this winter and your workplace could win great prizes and charity donations.

Organisations can sign up now for the 2020 Wrap Up & Get Out Workplace Challenge,... Read More »

Tags: Cycling, Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Running, Walking, Workplace Challenge, Wrap Up & Get Out

Jog, Walk, and Volunteer to Get Cancer on the Run

Jog, Walk, and Volunteer to Get Cancer on the Run

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:22

People living with or after cancer, their families and friends are invited to come together for a free monthly 5k run in Norwich.

The 5K Your Way: Move Against Cancer group will meet at the last UEA Colney... Read More »

Tags: Cancer, Parkrun, Running

It’s Official: Volunteering Is Good for Your Health

It’s Official: Volunteering Is Good for Your Health

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:48

A study commissioned by parkrun has found that people who volunteer at its events enjoy greater benefits to their wellbeing than those who just come to run or walk.

While 79% of parkrunners reported improvements... Read More »

Tags: Parkrun, Running