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2018 Great East Run half full in two days

Entries for the Simplyhealth Great East Run are half way to reaching capacity, just two days after opening. The half marathon event will return to Ipswich on Sunday 16 September 2018 and organisers have once again experienced a huge demand for entries....

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Exercising at own pace boosts a child’s ability to learn

A child’s attention and memory improves after exercise according to new research conducted by primary school pupils and supported by the Universities of Stirling and Edinburgh. Researchers found that pupils’ best responses to tests came after physical...

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Sporting Memories groups coming to six Suffolk libraries

Sporting Memories reminiscence groups are to be established at six Suffolk libraries. These new groups for over-50s will be starting at Hadleigh Library, Ipswich County Library, Lowestoft Library, Newmarket Library, Stowmarket Library and Sudbury Library...

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New campaign to get workers more active

Are you finding you don’t get time to exercise in a busy working week? Often stuck at the desk over lunch? Do you go long hours without even standing up? A new campaign seeks to tackle inactivity amongst workplaces across England – and this is your chance...

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2018 Great East Swim open for entries

East Anglia’s biggest open water-swimming event, the Great East Swim, will return to Alton Water Reservoir near Ipswich on Saturday 23 June 2018. Organised by the Great Run Company, in partnership with Suffolk County Council, the Great East Swim is part of...

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