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Ready to extend your course to the next level this month ?

Are you under 60 and and ready to learn beyond the foundation level of Nordic walking technique to the higher Health and/or Fitness levels ? If so, booking is now open for: Session 5 (Health level) – 10.30am to 12.30pm Saturday 16th, Stanmer Park Session 6 (Fitness level) – 1.30 to 3.30pm Monday 18th, South Downs Location (tbc). The price is from £20 per person depending on numbers. Poles are available, if required, and included. To make an enquiry, click on Nordic Walking for Health to send an email or text/phone 07813 Read more »

Health Session 5 next Tuesday – two places left !

If you’re now interested in extending your level of technique from the foundation (green ‘traffic light’) to the Health (amber) level, two places are available for 1.30 to 3.30pm on Tuesday 29 August in Stanmer Park, Brighton. The price is from £15 per person depending on numbers. Poles are available, if required. Contact us via email by clicking on Nordic Walking for Health or by text/phone to 07813 524587.

Nordic walkers now welcome at parkrun events !

parkrun is a not-for-profit organisation which delivers two types of running events: 5k parkruns and 2k junior parkruns. In England, the 5k runs take place weekly at 9am on a Saturday. Participants are welcome to walk the route if they want to. Chrissie Wellington, Head of Participation at parkrun UK, has issued an invitation to the Nordic walking community to join parkrun – a superb project that has attracted over 700,000 members. She retired from professional sport in 2012 and remains passionate about maximising opportunities to increase physical activity for all. Read more »

Bluebell Nordic Walk this Saturday – Stanmer Woods, Brighton

The bluebells are still out !!! Another opportunity to stroll through the woods with your poles and take in the scent and the blossom … This red/amber Nordic walk will take place on Saturday 2 May from 10.30am to about 12midday starting from outside Stanmer House. The route is about 5miles/8 kilometres long featuring Highpark & Great Woods within Stanmer Park. The most challenging stretches will be amongst the bluebells along the narrow tracks often created by off-road bikes, where we’ll come across unstable terrain underfoot, including tree roots. If Read more »