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Get Active Challenge

Date: 24 Jun 2013

Seventy teams participated in the six week Get Active Challenge that ran from Monday 29th April to Sunday 9th June.

 

Overall, the teams managed to record an impressive total of 52,996 miles, a distinctive increase from last year's total.  The teams that participated were awarded with Fruit for Work boxes courtesy of the Cornish Food Market.

 

A massive congratulations to those that entered and keep up the good work!

For more information and ideas on how to keep motiviated please visit http://www.getactivecornwall.co.uk/challenges/

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