Blog post by Eddie, Silverfit Founder.
My first blog for some while, but how exciting it has been to see so many Silverfitters coming to our Nordic walk sessions since July – over 150 each week in 13 different parks across London! You have all been so great
A little note from Silverfit founder Eddie:
What a fun day at the Vitality Big Half Marathon on August 22nd!
…a huge thanks to all our Silverfit competitors running for Silverfit, to Brett and David at the finishing line, and Susanne our photographer on Tower Bridge, and Nannette and Laura
Founded in 2013 by Eddie Brocklesby, the UK’s oldest Ironman athlete, Silverfit has a mission to promote happier, healthier ageing through affordable physical activity, combating social isolation in the process. We spoke to Eddie – pictured above crossing Tower Bridge in The Vitality Big Half! – to get her thoughts on the
It’s been so long since I last wrote a blog up-dating on Silverfit. What a tough time it has been for all of us but at least we are beginning to see some light? Although as I write this, I am isolating due to a ping!
I have always liked walking. You have time to stop and stare and there is always a café to pop into for a quick cup of coffee and a sticky bun!
I first became involved in exercises when my daughter got married. I thought I’d better trim up
For many, the idea of raising money is just as (if not more) daunting as their training plan. If you’re planning to raise money for us at this year’s Vitality Big Half here are some tips to help you reach your goal as easily as possible:
1. Start Early
By Silverfit Founder and CEO Eddie Brocklesby
My first message to all Silverfitters after such a tough and challenging time. I’m so looking forward to more restarts and the opportunity to meet up again. But with grateful thanks to our staff and particularly Alicia and our Nordic Walking and Walking
Join our Silverfit Team for the August 22nd Big Half Marathon – we are looking for runners and supporters to join the Vitality Big Half marathon, helping the charity break down the idea that age is a barrier to physical activity!
The Vitality Big Half is not a competing running
We are delighted to share with you that we were successful in reaching the final stages of #AvivaCommunityFund and our page is now LIVE to crowdfund for a new Silverfit initiative – ‘Up&Walking’!
Please share and donate if you can:
After 9 years of steady growth and 25 weekly sessions,
Next week (10-16 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with a focus on nature, and we’d love our Silverfitters to get involved!
‘…nature’s unique ability to not only bring consolation in times of stress, but also increase our creativity, empathy and a sense of wonder. It turns out that it