The Great East Swim changed my life

The Great East Swim changed my life

Chris Bally talks about his passion for open-water swimming The Great East Swim Chris’s journey with open-water swimming began in 2014 when he was coming out of a meeting at Suffolk County Council, just after the Great East Swim (GES) had been launched. There was a...
MAC Outreach take on 2nd 10k challenge for charity

MAC Outreach take on 2nd 10k challenge for charity

A very Proud day Just 3 weeks after graduating from the 2021 MAC Outreach programme, more than half of the team took on their second 10K Challenge for charity raising an amazing £1800 for cancer research. In May they were all struggling to keep running for 2 minutes...
The Cockfield Normans ride the distance from UK to Tanzania

The Cockfield Normans ride the distance from UK to Tanzania

Looking back on Love to Ride’s Cycle September – we’re reflecting on the achievements of Suffolk ambassadors ‘The Cockfield Normans’. They joined the campaign in February this year and their cycling stats to date are pretty impressive. 99 year-old World...
Exercise in isolation

Exercise in isolation

I am writing this as I near the end of ten days in isolation. Isolation is a strange experience. Although it feels like my life is put on pause, the outside world doesn’t stop moving. Throughout this pandemic, more and more things have been conducted remotely. But as...
Run Newmarket new weekly events proving more popular than ever

Run Newmarket new weekly events proving more popular than ever

Run Newmarket is the weekly run event which has replaced Great Run Local (GRL) after it was cancelled last year. We caught up with Anna Mayhew, who together with David Merchant has been the driving force behind the success of the new event. Anna is a ward sister at...
4 tips that can keep you from living a sedentary life

4 tips that can keep you from living a sedentary life

Though the sedentary lifestyle may be comfortable at the moment, it may lead to alarming consequences in the future. Based on this report on inactivity, people who spend most of their time sitting are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, diabetes,...