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Time to get active as Thrive comes to MK1

Date Posted:29/06/2015

MK1 ThriveThrive is coming to MK1 Shopping & Leisure Park this summer offering shoppers a chance to have fun getting fit. The FREE one-day event is taking place from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 4 July as part of the Thrive Summer Series nationwide tour.
The Thrive event will feature fun and motivating characters such as Wilma Whistle and Dr Spin who will be keen to get shoppers moving. As part of the day’s activities there will be an ‘Activate Area’ where local groups are invited to show off their fitness activity before inviting the crowds to give it a go. Judo, dance, zumba and kickboxing are just some of the activities that will be on offer.

For those who like life in the fast lane, the Thrive Cycle Challenge will provide a chance to pedal your way to prizes on a static bike. Better still, the national cycling charity, CTC will be live at Thrive sharing ideas on all you need to start cycling plus offering you the option to sign up for a free Bikeability course at MK1 Retail Park on 12 July 2015.

Hannah Milne, head of The Crown Estate’s regional portfolio said “We are excited to launch the Thrive Summer Series which will create a sustainable and engaging event for the local community. This nationwide initiative will see a wide range of fun activities to promote an active lifestyle, health and wellbeing. We are also partnering with CTC to encourage safe cycling in the local area.”

Thrive will start at 11am and finish at 4pm. For more information on Thrive, visit ( or follow the retail park on Twitter (@MK1Shopping) or (