Making everyday active in Sittingbourne

Nikki Chawner

Hi, I'm Nikki and I'm the Everyday Active Champion for Sittingbourne. Here are some of the great activities happening in and around the local area. If you would like to talk about getting more active around Sittingbourne, please reach out to me.

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parkrun
Nikki Chawner

Sittingbourne parkrun takes place at Milton Creek Country Park every Saturday at 9am. parkruns are free, weekly, community events that take place all around the world.

parkrun

parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed community events that are open to everyone. There are 24 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across Kent & Medway.

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Perry Wood stile free trails
Nikki Chawner

Perry Wood is beautiful woodland managed by Swale Borough Council. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all enjoy a day out in the woods. There is a short easy access route with handrails, and more adventurous routes up and down the steep slopes of the woodland.

Perry Wood stile free trails

Perry Wood is beautiful woodland managed by Swale Borough Council. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all enjoy a day out in the woods. Parking is available and the woods...

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Parkinson’s UK – Sittingbourne & Sheppey Branch

Parkinson’s UK – Sittingbourne & Sheppey Branch

Regular exercise classes and social meetings with Parkinson's UK - Sittingbourne & Sheppey Branch.

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Benefits of…walking

Benefits of…walking

The benefits of walking are almost endless, and whether you used to walk regularly, have no experience of walking for exercise, or even if you're living with mobility issues, walking can provide real benefits for your health and welbeing.

Rebecca TunicliffeExplore Kent

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Couch to walking 5k

Couch to walking 5k

If you want to get more active in your everyday life, but don’t know where to start, go for a walk! From starting with just 10 steps to working up...

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Active 10 App and Walking Routes

Active 10 App and Walking Routes

Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise? Active 10 is part of the One You Kent programme, and encourages people to take brisk 10-minute walks every day

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Couch to 5k

Couch to 5k

Couch to 5k is a simple running plan for beginners, designed to help you work your way up from nothing, to being able to run 5km in a matter of...

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Benefits of…Active Travel

Benefits of…Active Travel

Active travel is an approach to travel and transport that focuses on physical activity (walking and cycling) as opposed to motorised and carbon-dependent means. We all rely heavily on cars...

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Benefits of…cycling

Benefits of…cycling

The many and varied wonders of cycling make it an activity that is loved by people of all ages, all around the world. Kent and Medway offers so many types...

Rebecca TunicliffeExplore Kent

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Everyday Active are helping to inspire families to get out and get active together. Across the county there are all sorts of brilliant places to go, activities to try and...

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family walks

Explore Kent’s top 5 family walks

Explore Kent recommend their top five family walks to try around the county

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Couch to Fitness App

Couch to Fitness App

We know a lot of people want to feel fitter and want to find activities they can do from the comfort of their home – Couch to Fitness is a...

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Get fit for free – outdoor gyms

Get fit for free – outdoor gyms

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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parkwalk has arrived!

parkwalk has arrived!

For 18 years parkruns have been taking place all over the world on a Saturday morning, with the idea that you can turn up and run, jog or walk 5km...

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Jo Fraser WiseEvent Director Mote Park parkrun and proud parkwalker

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One You Kent

One You Kent

‘Healthy changes start with little changes’ – that’s the message from the Better Health campaign, which is being supported by One You Kent services to help people to lose weight...

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