September 7th, 2016

Shakespeare Hospice urging residents to lose weight for charity

Shakespeare Hospice urging residents to lose weight for charity Shakespeare Hospice urging residents to lose weight for charity
Updated: 9:18 am, Feb 15, 2016

THERE is an extra incentive to keep fit this year – by losing weight for charity.

The Shakespeare Hospice is urging residents to take part in their Slim Gym challenge.

The programme includes a 12 week free gym membership, weekly weigh-ins, support sessions and access to fitness classes and a dietician.

Challenge winners receive a one year free gym membership.

To take part participants must raise a minimum of £300 sponsorship.

Last year’s challenge raised more than £6,000 for the Shottery-based hospice – which paid for three patients to use the day hospice services.

Visit www.theshakespearehospice.org.uk or call 01789 266852 to find out more.

And hardy fund-raisers will be hot-footing it over burning coals in aid of The Shakespeare Hospice.

The hospice is once again holding its firewalk challenge – which they say is the hottest and shortest sponsored walk in the world.

Fund-raisers receive full training before completing the daring dash – set to be held at the Shottery-based hospice on Friday February 19.

But with embers burning at more than 1,200 degrees fahrenheit, the walk is sure to test nerves and resilience.

Entry costs £20 and participants are expected to raise at least £100 in sponsorship.

Visit www.theshakespearehospice.org.uk or call 01789 266852 to register or find out more.

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