Festival, Activities and Challenges
(to try out in your own time)
Local Walking Trails: We all know what a lifeline walking has been during the past year, helping people stay active and connected. Take a break out for yourself today and try one of our local walking trails.
Family Fun Activities: Children and young people should aim for 60 minutes of activity each day. Change4life have lots of family friendly games and ideas to try including Disney inspired 10 minute shake up activities. Find out more: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities
Also, see below for fun for all the family - lots of resources, ideas and challenges for you and your family to do together. Lots of new things to try for all ages and abilities.
30 Days Wild: The Wildlife Trust are running a 30 Days Wild nature challenge. Their challenge is to do 1 wild thing a day throughout June. Sign up for lots of simple, fun and exciting activities and ideas to inspire you and see how many activities you can get involved in: https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/30dayswild
Workplace Wellbeing: Use your lunchtime to do something active and get some movement into your working day. Use the time to step away for yourself, recharge for the afternoon and get some fresh air. Here are some ideas to try:
Outdoor Spaces: There are plenty of outdoor spaces to be active where you feel safe. Check out the great parks, playgrounds and outdoor spaces we have on our doorstep:
Club Activities: See what our local clubs are offering as they return to play during our Walking Cycling and Outdoor Festival. Check out what's on offer:
Running Plans, Tips and Groups: There are many reasons why you might want to run. Whatever stage you're at on your running journey, here are some tips on how to get started and stay motivated. Get active in a way that you enjoy!
- NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/running-tips-for-beginners/
- Bupa: https://www.bupa.co.uk/health-information/running
- Rutland Water Junior Parkrun: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/rutlandwater-juniors/
- Rutland Water Parkrun: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/rutlandwater/
- Rutland Running and Triathlon Club: http://www.rutlandrunandtri.co.uk/
- Ketton Panthers Triathlon Club: http://ketton-panthers.weebly.com/
Walking and Cycling Groups: Come and join like-minded people, take in the fresh air and learn some great routes on your doorstep. Click the link below to find out more about our local walking and cycling groups.
We Are Undefeatable: When you're managing a long term health condition, being active is about finding what works for you. Each day listen to your body and do what feels comfortable. Click for ideas and resources to help start your journey to being active: https://weareundefeatable.co.uk/getting-started
This Girl Can: This Girl Can celebrates active women who are doing their thing no matter how they do it, how they look or even how sweaty they get. Women come in all shapes and sizes with all abilities and from all backgrounds. Every woman is different, so try a few activities until you find the right one for you which you enjoy. If you're not sure, we're here to help you to figure out the way of getting active that's right for you, contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walking Ideas: Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. It is low impact, requires minimal equipment, can be done at any time of day and at your own pace. See below for walking tips, to try out some local walking trails near you or find out more about local walking groups: