Mote Park in Maidstone to hold Mason Mile fun day

by Lauren Abbott

A free family fun day, to encourage youngsters and their parents to get active, is coming to Maidstone.

The event is taking place in Mote Park on Sunday, June 9 from 10am until 2pm.

It is being organised by Kent-based wellbeing charity The Mason Mile.

Families are encouraged to run, jog or walk a mile for the event
Families are encouraged to run, jog or walk a mile for the event

As part of the day participants are encouraged to run, walk or jog a mile of the park with their families.

Waves will take place every 30 minutes from 11am and organisers say there are prizes for everyone who takes part in the day's activities.

The aim of the one-mile event is to show participants how easy and simple it is to begin exercising - even if it's just getting out for a walk with the family.

Stephen Mason, founder of the Mason Mile said: “We are encouraging families and individuals across the South-East to become more active, starting with the simple premise of walking, jogging or running a mile.

"We have received fantastic support from local schools, Kent County Council, housing associations, businesses and health organisations, and now we can start a programme of free local Mason Miles, a regular initiative held at locations in and around Maidstone.”

The upcoming event in Maidstone the offer of healthy snacks for those who take part alongside other fun activities and games and even the first Mason Mile Pet Show happening at 1pm.

To learn more about the event please click here.

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