Get moving with National Fitness Day!

10,000 schools moving for 10 minutes at 10:00am on Wednesday 27th September

National Fitness Day is back for 2017 to celebrate the fun of fitness and get the nation moving.

 

We’re helping schools achieve their most active day of the year and getting a record number of people across the UK moving.

 

As part of the day, we’re visiting 10 primary schools with top GB athletes to inspire the children to do more sport and lead healthy lifestyles.

 

The schools are:

 

Park Road Junior Infant & Nursery – West Yorkshire – GB Olympic Diver Rebecca Gallantree

 

Hunslet Carr Primary School – West Yorkshire – GB Olympic Diver Rebecca Gallantree

 

West Hove Junior School – East Sussex – GB Hurdler Serita Solomon

 

Tyntesfield Primary School – Cheshire – Paralympic Blind Footballer Roy Turnham

 

St Bede’s College – Lancashire – GB Paralympic Cyclist Craig McCann

 

Nicholas Chamberlaine Technology College – Warwickshire – Paralympic Archer Danielle Brown

 

Broadway First School – Worcestershire – Paralympic Footballer Jack Rutter

 

Bayards Hill Primary School – Oxfordshire – GB Sprinter Luke Lennon-Ford

 

Church Cowley St James Church of England Primary School – Oxfordshire – GB Triple Jumper Daniel Lewis

 

Mitton Manor Primary School – Gloucestershire – Paralympic Footballer Jack Rutter

 

Show us how you’re getting moving on National Fitness day with the hashtag

 

Steven Ward, CEO of National Fitness Day organiser ukactive said:

“National Fitness Day is a fantastic chance to spotlight physical activity and the role it plays in creating a healthier nation. These free events across the country provide a chance for everyone to experience the fun of fitness and carry forward healthy habits.

“The day also offers a fantastic opportunity to get children moving in their schools to build a whole new active generation.”

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair of National Fitness Day organiser ukactive said:

“National Fitness Day is a powerful tool to raise the profile of physical activity and the role it plays in increasing the health of our nation. By engaging people across the country we can help provide a pathway into continued involvement in physical activity.”

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