In June this year, HOOP UK Trustee Professor Paul Gately will be attempting the Bob Graham Challenge, running 72 miles up hill and down dale in the Lake District to raise money for HOOP UK. Paul is an expert in childhood obesity and in 2008 made this documentary Too Fat To Toddle.
HOOP UK Vision Our vision is in our name – Helping Overcome Obesity Problems HOOP UK is a safe place to start the journey and a stable, long lasting form of support for all for always. HOOP UK is in place to improve and to save lives HOOP UK has been established to be the […]
On 31st March 2013 a group of HOOP UK Trustees, Ambassadors, Members and Supporters braved the biting wind to take part in the very first HOOP UK walk. Louise Foster-Spanner tells the story… Henry was in charge of launching our balloons which heralded the start of our first HOOP UK walk. Having counted down from […]
A WINDY WALK IN SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA SUPPORTING OBESITY CHARITY A group supporting newly formed charity HOOP (Helping Overcome Obesity Problems) joined up to enjoy a breezy walk along the beach at Saltburn-by-the-Sea on Easter Sunday. The 4.5 mile beach walk organised by HOOP Trustee Louise Foster-Spanner, was started with a ceremonial launching of balloons by all […]
30th March 2013 For many years now Dena Slaughter has raised money by carrying out a sponsored swim for charity. This year, she was so interested in what HOOP UK was doing to help those struggling with obesity, that she decided her hard work would raise money for HOOP UK.
HOOP UK trustee, Professor Paul Gately, is to attempt one of the toughest endurance challenges in the UK later this year in order to raise funds for HOOP UK. The Bob Graham Round is a 72-mile circuit of 42 fells in the Lake District, including the 3,000-foot peaks of Skiddaw, Helvellyn, and Scafell Pike. Participants aim to complete […]
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