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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

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, we here at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport are 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

Nominations have now closed.

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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    British Heart Foundation
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  • Loughborough University
    East Midlands Platform
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    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Rutland County Council
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    Melton Borough Council
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    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council