Physiotherapist to run the London Marathon in aid of Livability’s brain injury rehabilitation service

Every year, thousands of runners take to the starting line in Greenwich, South East London for the Virgin London Marathon. Rachel Baynes from Suffolk is running her maiden marathon for Team Livability. We asked her what she’s most looking forward to ahead of the event. Why are you running the London Marathon? I am a Physiotherapist Clinical Specialist at Livability …

Livability York House hold a Friendship Lunch that celebrates connections with their local community

The Livability Friends of York House – a group of local supporters and fundraisers – have hosted Livability’s very first Friendship Lunch on Sunday the 2nd April. The event was in recognition of Livability’s 10th anniversary and was in the form of a Sunday carvery. Norman Hodgkin, Chairman of the Friends of Livability York House shares the story. The Friends …

Marathon Man begins epic challenge to run a marathon in every European country

This week, Peter Thompson from Dorset has begun his epic challenge of running 44 marathons in 44 countries, over 44 consecutive days. Called Marathons for the Mind, Peter’s challenge is to raise awareness around mental health. He is also fundraising for charities Livability Holton Lee and Mind. Peter ran is first two marathons in St Petersburg, Russia and Helsinki, Finland. …

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 …