Late last week my sister and I had the great pleasure of being invited to a Virgin Sport event. It was held at Branson Estate owned by sir Richard Branson’s son-in-law, Freddie and his wife. The estate is in Oxfordshire, it’s a really nice drive down. When  approaching the estate you get a sense of lavish lifestyle and we felt fortunate to have experienced it even for the day.

When we arrived at the venue, we were escorted round go the “barn” part of the estate. Which to be honest for a regular Joe like me wouldn’t be classed as a barn it was Massive. A mini mansion really, the beauty of this event was that there were people from all respects. There was cross-fitters, fitness instructors, lucozade scientist, the press and bloggers all gathered for the upcoming half marathon. The Oxford Half Marathon is now the Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon which is being sponsored by Virgin Sport.

 If you’re not familiar with Virgin Sport then check out this brief summary.   Virgin Sport is co-founded by sir Richard Branson and his Son in law Freddie. It’s the newest companies within the Global Virgin Group, and is on a mission to move the world through sport. Launched in January 2017 and has organised four events; London {Hackney & Westminster}, Oxford and San Francisco  The main aim is to get everyone involved in sport by promoting active lifestyle experiences that bring people and communities together. Virgin Sport combines running and fitness challenges with community focused events. Virgin Sport plans to grow to new cities and active experiences in the coming years. There’s more than one way to get involved, if you’re not up for running you can be a spectathlete ( spectator athlete-supporter) Virgin Sport is also passionate about getting more kids active and giving back to youth sports programs in their communities VIRGIN SPORT OXFORD HALF MARATHON PRE-EVENT ACTIVITIES

With just under 4 weeks to go before the half marathon, we had an opportunity to ‘play around’. By play around I mean, participate in some strenuous exercises set up

Read the full original post here authored by Miranda Malanga. You can visit her blog here.

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