Link up with other sporting vets on the Facebook group Veterinary Sports, join the Strava club and compare activities, blog about your sporting exploits and request sponsorship.
Inaugural WELLVET SPORT AND WELLBEING WEEKEND is here!
Like the event page and follow for updates… more details coming soon!
Vetsnet Strava™ club
Already a Strava user? Simply login to your profile, search clubs for ‘Vetsnet’ and click ‘Join’
Sports blogs and sponsored events:
ROB POPE is the real-life Forrest Gump vet-runner from Liverpool, who has already run across the US… FOUR TIMES! And he’s still running to raise funds for WWF and Peace Direct. Read his blog and sponsor him here
LAURA MUIR, vet student, British Record Holder 1500m 3:55:22, double European Indoor Champion 2017. Follow her on twitter @lauramuiruns (anyone else feeling inadequate?)
JASMIN PARIS ‘Talking of the fells…’ blog. She is a small animal vet working at the University of Edinburgh and took up running after graduating. She now holds the records for the Bob Graham Round and the Ramsay Round. She is also champion of the 2016 Skyrunner World Series. In October 2016, she set a new women’s record for the Paddy Buckley Round. She also ran the day before she was due to give birth!
JO SUTTON is a vet and GB age group triathlete who competed in Challenge Herning Denmark in June 2017 gaining a 5th position. She has just competed in Castle Howard half ironman and out of the top 5 women 3 were vets! Read her blog, and sponsor and support her fantastic efforts.
PENNY BARKER completed arguably the toughest cycle race in the world, the Race Across America starting June 2017. Over 8-10days the cyclist barely sleep, averaging 22 hours of cycling per day. Bonkers! She did it in aid of the British Heart Foundation and Hounds for Heroes. Read her FB posts here.
CAROLYNE CROWE is a veterinary coach and mentor who completed 10 marathons in 10 days, culminating in the London Marathon for The Brooke charity for working horses and donkeys. Check out the journey on their website
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