GPs set up runs to help patients become more active

Sheffield GPs are organising runs in their local park to help patients become more physically active.

Group run in Graves Park
Group run in Graves Park

Dr Ollie Hart and other GPs from Sloan Medical Centre organise the Graves Park runs in partnership with Sheffield City Council and the UK-wide Parkrun scheme.

The 5k timed runs are held every Saturday at 9am.

Dr Ollie Hart said GPs at the practice recognised the importance of patients being active.


Dr Hart in green, second from front

‘The run is a great opportunity for the local community to come together on a regular basis to enjoy a shared green space and get physically active,’ he said.

‘It can be really satisfying to feel part of a community effort to help people stay fit and get the most out of life.’

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