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Our challenge is in memory of Heidi, who recently lost her battle to anorexia and depression in 2017, she is much loved and is greatly missed by her family and friends. Sadly, we can't bring Heidi back, but what we can do is help Central Notts Mind support others who are struggling as she did, and hopefully help prevent any other family losing a loved one.
So, please help us to help Central Notts Mind, by taking part in our challenge. Complete 30 miles in 30 days and take a step towards improving your own wellbeing. Whether you walk it, jog it or run it the miles all count in this virtual challenge.
The aim is to get people more active and to help raise much needed funds for Central Notts Mind, whilst also helping to fight mental health stigmas and raise awareness.
We hope this challenge will promote you to become more active but also encourage and strengthen your social connections. Research has found strong evidence which suggest social relations are critical for promoting wellbeing and can help fight the triggers of mental health. So, use this challenge as a way to connect with others, you can walk with friends or family, run with a team, or make new connections by joining our Facebook Group.
Just get out there, get active and reach out to others.
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Aug 4, 2018
Sponsorship donation from my mum Annette, thank you for all your hard work Lindsay xx
Aug 2, 2018
Thanks for doing this challenge it’s been amazing and I’m proud of myself for smashing my target by 77 miles!! It’s motivated me to carry on getting fit to combat my own struggle with mental health!x
Aug 1, 2018
Well done Lindsay for organising a very enjoyable challenge
Aug 1, 2018
Jul 23, 2018
Hi Lindsay, I hope you achieve your target and that this small token can help towards your goal. P.S thanks for your support too!
Jul 4, 2018
I ran my first 3 miles yesterday, only 57 to go! Happy to be supporting a fantastic charity! X
Jul 2, 2018
This is my entry fee for Miles for Mind :)
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About the fundraiser
After my own battle with breast cancer in 2009 I have spent many years raising money for cancer charities, but of late so many of my family have been affected by their own or others mental health that I wanted to do something to help charities like Mind who can help them.