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We report from ‘The Big Finish’

Close to 200 people joined Jon Flynn at The Big Finish this morning, as he ran the last 2 miles of his extraordinary 2017 mile challenge. In keeping with the understated style that Jon is well known for, he crossed the finish line dressed as a helicopter to massive cheers and whoops from everyone there. You can watch the video and see all the […]

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Join our last ever event, this New Years Eve

 If you have read anything about the 2017 Fit For Felix Challenge, you’ll know that it is all about Swanmore teacher Jon Flynn running 2,017 miles in 2017, with the aim of raising £2,107. Jons last run will be on the morning of Sunday 31st December, and we’ll be joining him to help celebrate his awesome achievement. It’s time for “The Big Finish”. This event […]

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Mt.Kilimanjaro. Conquered.

Back at the base of Mt.Kilimanjaro this afternoon “exhausted, but very happy”, Kirsty and Vanessa are here seen pictured with their amazing guides. They’ve raised more than the target they set themselves before they left, so let’s keep that momentum going! Donate at www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/kirsty-williams-4. Full story and photos will follow in a few days.

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Vanessa and Kirsty head off to Tanzania

After 18 months of planning, training, and fundraising, Kirsty and Vanessa set off for Heathrow airport this afternoon, bound for Mount Kilimanjaro. Ahead of them lies a climb of over 19,000ft, with the aim of hitting the summit on Sunday 22nd October. Asked why she wanted to climb Kilimanjaro, Vanessa commented today, “People have been so generous […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]