Slovenia won’t miss the chance to dance

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On 10 September at 11am CET, the #BeActive FlashMOVE will be performed at the official opening of the European Week of Sport in Slovakia and simultaneously in at least 18 more European countries – including Slovenia. The 2016 FlashMOVE will be particularly a meaningful occasion for Slovenia, as the choreography was created by its national […]

MOVE Agents: Measure the impact of your events with our new Survey and Data Collection toolkit

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A good event is something that can be measured by gut feeling or by numbers. But if you’re looking for supporters for your activities it’s best to dazzle them with your numbers first. Our new MOVE Agents Survey and Data Collection toolkit will help you gather all the essential information from the participants in your […]

On tour with Journey of Hope cyclist Adnan Cangir: Germany to Poland

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From waterskis and beautiful landscapes to the bustling city of Berlin and the dirt tracks in Poland, the Journey of Hope team’s adventures continued this week as they crossed the border of their third country. Adnan Cangir takes us behind the scenes of week 2 of the Journey of Hope: Germany to Poland. Day 7 […]

My 1000km, 5-day adventure to be part of the Journey of Hope

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By Mihai Androhovici, Romanian Federation Sport for All I am the Vice President of the Romanian Federation Sport for All, and next week I will drive to Krakow, Poland, with three of the organisers of Skirts on Bicycles in Suceava city to bike with the Journey of Hope team and join in the side events on […]

Why fitness is mandatory for a healthy lifestyle

NowWeMOVE supporter and guest blogger Debbie Rodrigues tells us why fitness is so important for our health

By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape) You surely have already heard a lot about fitness. But have you ever taken the time to understand why you need fitness in your life today? I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is no. It happens to most people. But I’m here to share with you 3 reasons why […]

Hertfordshire in UK organises “off-season” MOVE Week to promote physical activity

East Herts in Hertfordshire, UK, was an active MOVE Agent in 2014.

English county Hertfordshire is staging an “off-season” edition of MOVE Week to help keep its community active as the autumn sneaks in. Its MOVE Week will take place between 16-25 September in North Herts. MOVE Week in North Herts is driven by Active Letchworth (Health and Wellbeing Partnership) and is supported by other organisations including […]

“They say when I’m on the bike I’m like the Bionic Woman!”

Aysel Atas has faced a lifetime of battles head-on with determination and a love of physical activity. Now she is an inspiration and mentor to woman and people with disabilities in Turkey. Photo: Jerome Guiraud

How being active gave Aysel Atas the super-power to battle on.   For Aysel Atas, the Journey of Hope represents a lifelong journey that has seen her move from Turkey to the Netherlands as a child, be married by the time she was 16 and battle breast cancer at the age of 36. Aysel believes that being active […]

Journey of Hope team member Adnan Cangir shares his tour diary with us

Adnan Cangir and Feridun Ekmekci_cycling_Journey of Hope

What’s it like to ride your bike for 2530 kilometres over 31 days? Follow Journey of Hope team member and guest blogger Adnan Cangir’s tour diary to find out. Adnan will give us regular updates throughout the tour and today we are sharing his diary from the first 6 days and first country of the tour: […]

Missed the start of the Journey of Hope? Check out our photo gallery

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Relive the start to the colourful #BeActive Journey of Hope cross-border cycling tour – or catch up on what you missed – with our photo gallery from the first four days of the tour in Denmark. From the opening event and departure in Copenhagen on 18 August to the CYKLO cycling festival in Aarhus, the […]

Greece joins Journey of Hope celebrations to promote active transport

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Not on the Journey of Hope route? You can still celebrate the event and use it to promote what you and your organisation believe in. With a passion for cycling and promoting physical activity, NowWeMOVE National Coordinator for Greece, Georgios Farfaras, saw it as a perfect opportunity to gather local support for active transport. Despite […]