The Movers List: Meet the 50 heroes and heroines helping UK communities to move more

The list aims to recognise 50 individuals whose volunteering, charity work or dedication to sport and exercise inspires local communities to move more

Ben Burrows
Wednesday 04 September 2019 08:06
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The UK’s first Movers List has been revealed.

The list aims to recognise 50 individuals whose volunteering, charity work or dedication to sport and exercise inspires local communities to move more.

The list, compiled by Lucozade Sport and judged by sports experts and stars including heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua and England Lioness footballer Nikita Parris, highlights the amateur sportspeople who are helping get the UK more active.

They include a 27-year-old instructor who combines yoga with paddleboarding; a 35-year-old reformed gang member who organises community BMX rides; a 75 year-old IronGran triathlete who set up fitness classes for OAPs; the inventor of walking football, which now has 40,000 players in the UK alone; and the founder of RockFit, a fitness class set to rock music and using air guitar moves to keep fit.

Check out the gallery above to see the 50 heroes and heroines.

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