Meet Frazer Waghorn. Inspired at 8.

Meet Frazer Waghorn. Frazer is 8 years old. He is a promising young athlete who trains at the Chapel Tri Club, to which Felix Barrow recently returned. When asked by his school to write about something or someone who inspired him, Fraser chose Felix without any hesitation, and all on his own. Fraser retired to […]


Jon Flynn breaks through 1,000 miles

Spare a thought for the Deputy Headmaster of Swanmore Primary School, Jon Flynn. Every morning at 5:30am, Jon pulls his running shoes on and steps outside to complete another small part of his incredible 2017 Challenge – to run 2,017 miles and raise £2,017 for Fit For Felix in 2017. It’s a major undertaking, although Jon will freely […]


Kirsty Simpson gets the bug!

We love hearing stories of people who have been inspired by Fit For Felix to try something they have never done before. It sums up what this campaign is about. This week, we heard from Kirsty Simpson, who has been so inspired by what you have all achieved that she has entered a 45 mile cycling […]


Fitness Circuits a huge success

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the recent Fitness Circuits event, hosted and run by friend-of-the-campaign Paul Curtis. Paul is a fitness instructor in his 30th year of sport & fitness coaching, who devised a three-hour workout that allowed people to come and go depending on the activity that interested them the most. It consisted of […]


Legend Yachts sponsors Fit For Felix

This weekend, Legend Yachts will hold their annual Open Weekend at Haslar Marina in Gosport. It includes a fun Three Forts Challenge fundraiser on the Sunday, which is a race around the three famous Martello Towers in the Eastern Solent. One of the entrants for this race will be Kirsty Williams, Vanessa Barrows partner in the […]


Wow. You’ve just cycled 19,000 miles!

Over 300 riders joined the Tour of the Meon Valley sportive this morning, made up of three routes across some of the most glorious countryside this country has to offer. The first riders to leave were released at 7.15 this morning, with the last group led out by Felix Barrow himself. Routes available were 25 miles, 50 miles, and 100 […]


Felix competes at Chapel Tri event

As part of his determination to get as close to ‘normal’ as he can, Felix asked to compete in the recent Aquathlon event, run by his old club Chapel Tri. This event makes up the South Central Triathlon Series, which Felix won before his accident in October 2015. Dad Stuart shot this video of Felix competing in the […]