The Power of Activity

Mind Over Marathon

This week's essential TV viewing was the moving and impactful Mind Over Marathon - a BBC documentary exploring the relationship between movement and mental health. Following the lives of 10 would-be marathoners would have made interesting viewing. Following the lives of 10 outstanding individuals looking to master mental health issues by training for the London Marathon made for a brilliant viewing experience. If you missed it, please catch it, you won't be disappointed.

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Community Spirit

The 2017 London Marathon gave us another wonderful example of community spirit as Matthew Rees, supported and encouraged exhausted fellow runner David Wyeth, across the finish line.

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News from the Activity Community

This week, Kelly and Raymond were interviewed by Simon Loughran, founder of Runbundle's all about providing runners with everything they need to reach their full potential. And to have a bit of fun at the same time. There are some great tools and gizmos and some cracking interview features, including the most recent one with Paul Sinton-Hewitt, parkrun founder.

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