Apr 22

Spring into Action! - LimbPower's supercharged 'virtual event' taking place throughout May and June

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Thursday 22nd April 2021

Spring into Action! - LimbPower's supercharged 'virtual event' taking place throughout May and June

LimbPower is bursting with excitement to announce the incredible news that we have teamed up with five inspirational Paralympians, Richard Whitehead (Athletics), Rachel Morris, (Cycling/Rowing) Andrew Lewis (Triathlon), Corie Mapp (Bob-Sleigh) and Suzanne Rodgers (Swimming). We are all joining forces to offer a once in a lifetime fun event where you compete with our Paralympian team leaders during an engaging virtual alternative to the Family Fun Day.

Team Captain themes:

Richard Whitehead – Run like the wind

Andy Lewis – Take to the Road

Rachel Morris – Make Waves

Corie Mapp – Feel the speed

Susie Rogers - Dive right in

LimbPower is inviting community members, family, friends and supporter to join their favourite Paralympian on LimbPower's supercharged 'virtual event' - Spring into Action! This is our replacement event for the Family Fun day normally held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. 'Spring into Action' invites you, your friends and your family to sign up for a physical challenge of your choice this May, this can be a daily challenge or on a single day, the choice is yours. You can choose your challenge using one of the below themes.

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  • •Register via Eventbrite using this link https://springintoaction1.eventbrite.co.uk
  • •Share the Spring into Action virtual event via email and social media with your community.
  • •Dream up an activity that suits your skills (and follows government guidelines on exercise and social distancing); it can be as crazy as you like! You can walk every day, do the couch to 5K, organise an exercise class with your friends, run a 10K or walk around your garden.
  • •Film a video of you in portrait format talking about/demonstrating your chosen challenge and send it to us at this email address: sophie@limbpower.com.
  • •Let us know by responding to this email if you would be willing to do media interviews relating to Spring into Action.

Each participant will be assigned one of our Paralympian Team Captain based on the challenge you or your group choose. Your Team Captain will motivate and support individuals and families as you take part. You can sign up just to get involved and have fun or you can really make waves and dive right in to fundraise for LimbPower.

Register via Eventbrite using this link https://springintoaction1.eventbrite.co.uk

Registration fees: £18 for adults and £10 for children.

All participants will receive a welcome letter from their team captain, a medal and a certificate for taking part.

If you are fundraising, we can help you set up your JustGiving page and send hints and tips and we will enter you into a prize draw. Contact info@limbpower.com for more information.

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Notes to editors:

LimbPower is a National Disability Sports Organisation supporting amputees and individuals with limb impairments to engage in physical activity, sport and the arts. We work to bridge the gap between hospital rehabilitation and community activity.

T: 07968 760001

E: info@limbpower.com

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