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World Champion triple jumper Phillips Idowu calls for help in charity walk

PUBLISHED: 16:09 07 October 2010

Phillips Idowu

Phillips Idowu

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Hackney champ wants more volunteers to come together

HACKNEY triple jumper Phillips Idowu is calling on people to join him in helping stamp out mental health stigma one step at a time.

The World Champion is taking part in a 2.5 mile walk on Sunday October 10 for World Mental Health Day and to help launch Time to Get Moving week.

Phillips is striding out for the campaign, run by mental health charities Mind and Rethink, leading a Wellbeing Walk from Kentish Town tube station to Islington’s N1 Centre, location of the Time to Get Moving London event.

Phillips said: “I’m really looking forward to taking part in this Sunday’s walk to mark World Mental Health Day.

“I hope that people from across London will come together to take part in the Time to Get Moving campaign, get active and help raise awareness of mental health problems .”

Phillips’ walk starts at 10.30am from Kentish Town tube station with all welcome to join in on the journey to Time to Get Moving London.

For further details of this event and many more visit www.time-to-change.org.uk/getmoving


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