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Mayflower Spa Dorking Open for business!

Months of hard work by owners Vicky and Andy has at last paid off as Friday 4th October saw the official opening of the Mayflower Spa in Dorking. A unique space, luxuriously decorated to create a tranquil environment for a range of treatments and therapies. All the therapists were on …

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Guildford 10k Review

VantagePoint’s running enthusiast Sarah took part in the inaugural Guildford 10k on Sunday, along with around 1300 runners, who finished either the 10 or 5k races. Despite the weather there was a great turn-out and a great buzz in the High Street as runners headed our along an undulating route …

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Brand New 10km and 5km running race from Guildford’s iconic cobbled high street on 13 October!

2000 runners are expected to take part in the Guildford 10k – which raises money for local charity Harrison’s Fund. The event commences with a warm up led by Field of Fitness training studio. The Mayor and Town Crier will then officially start the historic town’s first closed-road running race. …

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Hatchlands Park Run

Hatchlands Park Run – raising much needed funds for The Samson Centre for MS If you wanted an alternative race to the Reigate Half Marathon on Sunday 15th September then the Hatchlands ,5,10 & 15k races were a great alternative. A Parkland run in a fantastic setting at Hatchlands Park National Trust the …

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Relaxing Spa Experience at Surya Hotels

I was lucky enough to have a free pass to the Pool and Spa at the Hogs Back Hotel (farnhamhogsbackhotel.co.uk/) which I enjoyed over the week-end. The atmosphere was pleasant and relaxing and a good amount of space in which to use the facilities. There was a sauna and steam …

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Natural Light Spa Experience

Claire and I were treated to a most enjoyable afternoon at the Holiday Inn Natural-light Spa this week. The pool was very quiet and a decent length with jacuzzi, steam room and sauna alongside. Relaxing on poolside loungers we enjoyed our apple, kiwi, lime and spinach smoothie before heading in …

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More Inspiration delivered by Ben Smith

On Tuesday 28th May 2019, Ben Smith visited the Borough Hall in Godalming as part of a new national talk tour he is undertaking ahead of his latest challenge in 2020 when he will be heading to the United States. Back in 2015/16 Ben Smith ran 401 marathons in 401 …

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Godalming Race review – Sunday 19th May

The team at VantagePoint took part in the Godalming 10 & 5k races on Sunday with some great results. The race was directed by Sport Godalming and was a well-organised and enjoyable family event – as well as providing challenging routes for the more competitive runners. It was a great …

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Swapping booze for therapy like Fearne Cotton? Then TWLW could be your answer!

Fearne Cotton recently revealed she’s swapped partying for therapy. The radio presenter who has been open about her battle with depression said, “I don’t go to clubs. I spend any money I would have spent on a therapist every week.” Speaking of her husband musician Jessie Wood, she added, “My …

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VantagePoint Does Yoga…

Lisa was kind enough to invite the VantagePoint team to come along to one of her corporate group classes, for those of you who know us, the term flexible might not automatically spring to mind. But we were determined to give it a go! In a world that is so fast paced …

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Walking for Health

I can hear you mutter ‘’all walking is healthy, what is so special about this one?’’ Walking for Health is about organised and risk-assessed short community group walks. It is the name given by Dr William Bird (MBE), who started the first health walks in the early 90s. He felt …

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Hospice supporter gears up for ‘wheely’ great cycling challenge

Patrick McIntosh isn’t a man afraid of a challenge! Not content with trekking to the South Pole or beating cancer three times, Patrick is taking on his next challenge – his Lifecycle. And supporting his local hospice, St Catherine’s Hospice, in the process. Patrick is attempting to cycle around the …

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