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'Feel Alive from 65' Celebration

Leicester-Shire & Rutland's
'Feel Alive from 65' Celebration

A celebration of Leicester-Shire & Rutland's
Active Older Generation

*Open for Nominations*

Sport and Physical Activity is an important part of all our lives and keeping active is especially important as we get older. The Leicester-Shire & Rutland 'Feel Alive from 65' campaign week launches on 25th September 2017 and will be an amazing time to take part in a programme of physical activity across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

As part of this fantastic campaign, Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is pleased to announce the 6th Annual 'Feel Alive from 65 Celebration' where we recognise our active older generation. This is being sponsored once again by 'imago' and will take place on Thursday 26th October 2017 at The Link Hotel, Loughborough.

This is your chance to nominate, those over the age of 65 who are participating in physical activity either personally, for the benefit of others or through volunteering in the community.

Nomination/Award Categories

All nominees must be aged 65 years or older. As in previous years, considering all the nominations received, an award for the actual 'Oldest Participant' will also be presented at the Celebration.

Physical Activity Award - Lifelong Participation

This award is for those who have been lifelong advocates of physical activity and continue to participate in at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week.

Physical Activity Award - Newcomer to Participation

This award is to recognise those who have recently started to participate in physical activity and who are advocates of the benefits of taking part.

Active Ageing Award

This award is to recognise those over 65 who are supporting other older adults to continue to be physically active by encouraging and exploring enjoyable activity options to ensure they retain their mobility and wellbeing.

Active Environment Award

This award is for anyone supporting their health, fitness and wellbeing by working within urban space, greenspace, parkland, woodland, built or natural environment, whether it's creating, maintaining or protecting the environment.

Referral Scheme Award

This award is for those who have been participating within specific referral schemes such as GP, Heart Smart etc and who have taken the steps towards an improved healthy lifestyle and who are an inspiration to others.

Community Group Award - Social

This award is for groups who meet on a regular basis and who are benefitting from participating in physical activity on a recreational and/or competitive basis.

Community Group Award - Condition Specific

This award is for groups which have been formed to engage with physical activity to support people facing the challenges of specific medical conditions.

How to Nominate

The nomination process is now open and can be made either using online nomination form via the link below (please note you need to log-in/register to complete the form), or by completing the attached nomination form found below. If you wish to make more than one nomination, please repeat the online nomination process.

The closing date for nominations is Monday 9th October 2017 and all nominees, along with their nominators, will be invited to attend the celebration event when the winners will be announced. Please inform your nominee of the event date/details.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) will be in touch with your nominee, however please can you make them aware that they have been nominated and to keep the evening of Thursday 26th October 2017 free.

For more information please contact:

Kate Scott

Kate Scott

Sports Development Officer (Equity Delivery & Operations)

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

01509 564867

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Terms and Conditions of Nomination

Nominator's declaration. By submitting a form you confirm that:

• The nominee is happy that the information submitted is shared with Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and key partners i.e. Local Authorities and Local Media, and their story shared in the public domain.

• The information supplied on the form is correct to the best of your knowledge and that the statements are true and accurate.

• You have received permission from the nominee to submit their photo as images may appear in Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport and key partners, promotional materials such as printed publications, videos or online photo galleries, on our website www.lrsport.org.uk, on our social media platforms and in the media. Please note that websites can be viewed throughout the world, not just in the United Kingdom where UK law applies.

By submitting your email address on this Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) form, you agree that you are opting into being registered on the LRS website and our sport and physical activity newsletter and email alerts service.

If you do not wish to receive these, you can cancel at any time using the unsubscribe option at the bottom of the newsletter. We will collect and process all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.


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    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council
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  • Harborough District Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
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