Family sports day in Gosport to raise cash for charity

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PEOPLE are being encouraged to run, cycle, walk or dance to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society.

The charity is holding a fun sports day in Gosport with static bikes, Zumba, running machines and other games.

The aim of the day is to cover the distance between Gosport and John O’Groats which is 720 miles.

Organised by the charity’s Portsmouth fundraising group, the Gosport Memory Miles is being held at the leisure centre, off Forest Way.

Pat Hewitt, a volunteer for the fundraising team, said: ‘We are really looking forward to hosting this fundraising fun day for all of the family.

‘Have you been inspired by the Rio Olympics? If so, why not pop down and get involved.’

On the day, there will be half-a-mile walks, keep fit sessions, football activities and games.

The event is on Saturday, September 3 from 11am to 3pm.

To get involved collect a sponsorship form and fundraising pack from Gosport Leisure Centre.