Like magic, Corby slimmers become runners

Corby slimmers who took part in a 5k race
Corby slimmers who took part in a 5k race

A group of Corby slimmers, the Body Magic Marvels, who have lost a total of 14st and 12lbs, took part in the Corby 5k race.

They took part in the event on Saturday (April 28) after taking part in a Jog Northants training scheme. Before January, most had never taken part in a run.

Slimming World consultant for the group, Barbara Bostock, said: “I am so proud of the members for their dedication, determination and tenacity in attending training in all weathers.

“They have all have taken to Body Magic exercise like ducks to water to help with their weight loss and fitness.”

Those who took part in the race were Owen Little, Barbara, Sarah McVeigh of Jog Northants, Stephanie Moore, Julia Smith, Karen Evans, Tracey Shepherd, also of Jog Northants, Catherine Puddifoot, Lisa Little and Bobby Hansford.

The group meets every Monday at St Peters and St Andrews Church Hall, Beanfield Avenue, Corby, with sessions at 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

For more information call Barbara on 01536 746629.