They decided to look for fitness activities they could enjoy together and with their four-legged family members, and Virtual Racing quickly became a regular challenge for them as individuals and a family.
Animal mad Clare looks the predator series and doggie dash challenges and the ongoing annuals are keeping Rob on track as he has signed up to his first ever LIVE ½ marathon in September and hopes to achieve a full marathon before he turns 50!
This is when I found Virtual Racing. There are plenty of other site that offer medals, but I liked the sound of ‘Chrimbo Limbo’, the website was very professional, the videos I saw were very welcoming, caring and seemed to offer the support and encouragement I was looking for.
- Biochemical - ‘runner’s high’ from increased endorphins & serotonin
- Physiological - lower blood pressure, feel better, sleep better, more energy - enhanced by being outside and getting fresh air/change of scenery.
- Psychosocial - self worth/esteem, body image, social interaction