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RED January 2019 in aid of Mind BLMK!

31 days of fitness!!! for Mind BLMK because It’s a cause close to my heart

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  • Event: 31 days of fitness, 01 Jan 2019 to 31 Jan 2019

RED January 2019 in aid of Mind BLMK!

RED January is here to help people support their mental health with physical activity, in partnership with Mind BLMK, the mental health charity

Charity Registration No. 1068724

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This is a cause that is very close to my heart, close friends and family that know me well know I have struggled recently. Something that has massively helped me during some of my downest days has not only been the support from the super amazing people in my life but also running! Yep I have turned into a proper Forrest Gump! So if I can raise a little bit for a charity that helps people with their mental health locally by doing some running or any other exercise for everyday during the month of January I will be even happier! I will track my runs, weight training cycling swimming etc on my Apple Watch and post my progress! 

If this helps someone who is struggling then I will be chuffed remember “it’s ok not to be ok!” Pick up the phone talk about it! Someone said to me a problem shared is a problem halved and it’s ok to have a good old cry! 

So if your doing dry January and have a spare few quid that would have been spent on a pint! Think of my little legs running away in the gym and chuck me over a few quid to go to mind! A mental health charity serving the good people of MK! 

RED January is a fun initiative that encourages you to support your own mental health by doing something active every single day.This could be anything from swimming, running or walking to work, taking part in your favourite yoga class, chair based exercises, a kick about on the pitch, dancing, or even hula hooping!So whether you decide to walk, run, or jive your way through January for five minutes to 10k and beyond, there are no rules, just get active this January and join thousands of people around the UK will be kick-starting their 2019 in the most positive way!

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