Farewell to Simon Skinner

There is a traditional African proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child”. That village often includes inspirational teachers, and Felix has been blessed to work with a great one at his new school near Portsmouth. His name is Simon Skinner. So it with a heavy heart that we say “goodbye” to […]


Air Ambulance celebrates 10 years flying

 The sun shone down on Thruxton Motorsports Centre as the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) celebrated their 10th birthday with a Family Fun Day. Over 2,000 people, including Felix Barrow, turned up to help celebrate this special day, raising over £5,000 to help keep the Air Ambulance saving lives. The party started with live music from […]


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 […]