Calling the city to Move More – how businesses can get involved

13th August 2019 | 0 Comments

You might know that Sheffield has big ambitions from an economy and tourism destination point of view. However, what you might not know is its vision to become the most physically active city in the UK. Why? Because a more active and socially connected city has health benefits that far surpass any prescribed medication. To [...]

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Joining the junior parkrun … a call for volunteers

26th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is setting up a brand new junior parkrun and is looking for volunteers to join its core team – junior parkrun needs about 20 volunteers a week and this is a key milestone in getting a junior parkrun off the ground. Many of us love parkrun on Saturdays at 9am and [...]

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Lapping the Legacy Park

16th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Lapping the Legacy Park is exactly what we do! While this may sound like a bit of a challenge at first, the team and I offer three different running sessions at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park which means we can cater to all abilities. These sessions are part of the Accelerate Running Community – which in [...]

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Celebrating 200 years of the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

A walk along the towpath beside the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park really is a walk back in time – did you know that the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal was opened 200 years ago? On 22 February 1819, a reported 60,000 people turned up to watch the very first boats arriving into the heart of the city. [...]

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Hosting Sheffield’s Celebration of Sport – round two!

16th November 2018 | 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of hosting Sheffield’s second Celebration of Sport event. At the first event, back in 2016 we were riding the crest of the Olympic wave and I wondered whether it would match up to that. I’m pleased to say it did! As ever with a city like Sheffield we had plenty [...]

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