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Walking Stories

  1. Why Play Golf?

    By Jenny Holmes, Fynn Valley Golf Club, Ipswich on February 14th, 2017

    Golf is a sport with many health and wellbeing benefits… Keeps you active You will use more energy than you might think: playing 18-holes will burn at least 1500 calories, take more than 10,000 steps through walking 4-5 miles and achieve the 150 …

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  2. A Pathway to Haven

    on August 4th, 2016

    A pathway from Shotley Gate along the river Orwell to the marina with views of the Haven Gateway has been cleared. Walkers, joggers, dog-walkers and careful cyclists can now use Marsh Lane with far more ease after months of hard-work by the Footpath …

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  3. The Benefits of Walking Football

    on July 11th, 2016

      Below are three soundbites from people playing walking football in Suffolk, talking about the benefits they have experienced from playing the game:   “Lost 1 ½ stone, met some new mates, changed my life after illness” Jack, aged 70, Kirkley …

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  4. Nordic Walking With Suffolk Striders

    on May 24th, 2016

    Nordic Walking is unique in that it can benefit those who are super fit and those who are not so active. Nordic Walking can be done anywhere - there is no need for country paths, hills or snow!  Nordic Walking makes use of two poles which propel the …

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  5. Bury Local Links Pre-Walk to Work

    on May 20th, 2016

    Walking to work in Bury St Edmunds (Photo Credit - EADT) Local Links organised three pre-work walks in Bury St Edmunds last week to coincide with National Walking Month and the launch of the Suffolk Year of Walking.  The 20-minute walks were …

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  6. Park and Stride this Christmas with Suffolk's Year of Walking

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    Suffolk's Year of Walking has launched three new maps showing how many steps it takes to walk between car parks in Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds and the town centre in each location. Each map gives the approximate step count between the …

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