The adventure of a lifetime: 44 Marathon Man talks about his European adventure

On 1st April Peter Thompson will begin his mammoth undertaking, attempting to finish 44 marathons in 44 countries over the course of 44 days. Peter’s ‘Marathon’s for the Mind’, will help to raise much-needed awareness and donations for mental health. He has selected the charities Livability (whose wellbeing programme Flourish is run at Livability Holton Lee’s centre in Dorset) and …

London Marathon will be half-way point in Marathons for the Mind: 44 Marathons, in 44 days, in 44 Countries for Mental Health

Bournemouth based running enthusiast Peter Thompson has set himself an immense personal challenge: On April 1st 2017, he will embark on an epic adventure and attempt to complete 44 marathons, in 44 days, in 44 countries. Starting in Russia, the challenge will see him run in every country in Europe, with the London Marathon being the half-way point. Called ‘Marathons …

Marathons for the Mind – 44 Marathons Man meets HRH The Princess Royal

Bournemouth based running enthusiast Peter Thompson has set himself an immense personal challenge: On April 1st 2017, he will embark on an epic adventure and attempt to complete 44 marathons, in 44 days, in 44 countries. Called ‘Marathons for the Mind’ his challenge is to raise awareness and funds for mental health, supporting the charities: Livability who run the Dorset …

Livability joins The Big Give Christmas Challenge to see people Flourish

Livability are inviting people to take part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge this year, to raise money for the Flourish project at Livability Holton Lee – a wellbeing and horticultural therapy project in Dorset. “This Christmas, Livability‘s message is all about why Friendship Really Matters. Many disabled people are at risk of greater social isolation, but with positive community …

Are you London Marathon ready?

Marathon enthusiast John Forgen reveals why he loves stepping out in his running shoes and how it feels to cross that finish line. I usually get up early and slip out quietly so as not to wake my 7-month-old son – if he is asleep! I try to run between 6 and 10 miles daily – usually quite slowly! I …

The biggest challenge to creating an inclusive society is human nature

Andrew Douglass is the Chief Executive of the events company “Innovision” and Founder of Parallel London. His team deliver pioneering and creative events for major brands including the BBC, Redbull, the Olympics, Pirelli and Aston Martin. He spoke to Livability about his reflections on inclusion-focused “Parallel London” and the value of events in creating social change. I have spent most …