August 20, 2019
I Am Team GB culminates in The Nation’s Biggest Sports Day this weekend on Saturday 24 August 2019 with activities taking you into the bank holiday. The aim of the event is to inspire people to take part in sport and physical activity for at least one day, in particular those who aren’t usually active but would like to try something new and change their lifestyle. The hope is that this will inspire them to incorporate sport into their everyday lives.
The event will connect people with community-led opportunities for a range of experience and abilities. Activities on offer are all free. Things happening in Cumbria include
I Am Team GB was originally launched in 2016 to celebrate the success of Britain’s Olympians returning from the Rio Games. The award-winning campaign harnessed the power of the Olympic sporting network and almost one million people across the UK took part. Ullswater Yacht club hosted a huge regional event and ITV was turned off for the day.
Harraby Sports Campus in Carlisle is one of the many places taking part in I am Team GB. From 10am-2pm there will be a range of FREE sports activities for everyone to enjoy at Harraby Campus to celebrate The Nations Biggest Sports Day. This event has been organised in partnership with Cumbria County Council, Carlisle City Council, GLL, British Cycling, Active Cumbria, Harraby Community Centre and Harraby Together We Can. Activities include:
For more information about I am Team GB please visit https://www.iamteamgb.com/activities