David Lloyd Leisure and Pure Sports Medicine Raynes Park join forces for Wimbledon Common 10k

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Health, fitness and medical experts on hand pre and post run

David Lloyd Leisure and Pure Sports Medicine Raynes Park are joining forces for the Wimbledon Common 10k on 24 September 2011 to offer participants experts in all aspects of health and fitness pre and post the run.

The Wimbledon Common 10k starts at Richardson Evans Sports Ground, Roehampton Vale, at 11am and takes in a scenic off-road course.

Personal trainers from David Lloyd Raynes Park will take runners through a comprehensive warm-up designed to prepare their bodies for the ultimate performance, while physiotherapists and massage therapists from Pure Sports Medicine will be on hand at the finish for expert advice, stretching demonstrations and massage to help them recover quickly and prevent injury. In addition, every runner will receive a goodie bag with discounts on PSM services, a free day pass to David Lloyd Raynes Park and much more.

Andrew Willett, Pure Sports Medicine’s chief executive, said: “We are delighted to work with David Lloyd in sponsoring this run as we know our services jointly offer the perfect combination for any type of athlete to really reach their goals. While the David Lloyd personal trainers put the runners through their paces, our clinicians are instrumental in injury prevention and rehabilitation.”

Charles Jude, general manager for David Lloyd Raynes Park said: “We’re looking forward to a great run with a unique offering. Our personal trainers will offer a motivating warm up and encourage them along the way, while PSM experts will offer a wide range of advice on everything from nutrition to identifying aches, pains and niggles. What’s more, every participant gets a free pass to our club so they can have a shower and a sauna and enjoy the facilities after the run.”

On the day, Pure Sports Medicine will also explain their new ‘Running Screening ‘ programme which, for the first time, offers recreational runners the same type of comprehensive musculoskeletal and movement analysis that elite runners undergo. The screening, by appointment only, is ideal for all types of runners, to prevent injury, identify areas for development and optimise performance.

To enter the run go to http://www.southlondonfives.co.uk

For further information contact:
David Lloyd Leisure: Jamal Shakir, tel: 0208 545 7811
http://www.davidlloyd.co.uk/raynespark

Pure Sports Medicine: Andrew Willett, tel: 07789 391 386 http://www.davidlloyd.co.uk/home/clubs/raynespark/pure

About David Lloyd Leisure Group

The David Lloyd Leisure Group operates 79 clubs in the UK and a further 10 clubs across Europe.

David Lloyd Leisure has over 450,000 members and employs 6,000 people. This includes an expert health and fitness team of over 750 and more than 350 tennis professionals.

Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has over 150 swimming pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 10,000 exercise classes per week. Every week 20,000 children learn to swim at David Lloyd Leisure and 14,000 learn to play tennis.

Its racquets facilities are unparalleled with 700 tennis courts as well as 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts. Additional facilities include health and beauty spas, club lounges with free internet access, crèches, nurseries and specialist sports shops.

About Pure Sports Medicine at David Lloyd Leisure Raynes Park

'Pure Sports Medicine at David Lloyd' is a unique, sports injury practice dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems. 'Pure Sport Medicine at David Lloyd' is a new concept with a state-of-the-art purpose built medical facility constructed within David Lloyd's premium health and fitness club at Raynes Park. The facility is open to both members and non-members.

Pure's specialists have worked with national teams and sporting institutes, and currently consult to numerous Premiership Football and Rugby Clubs. Their specialists include sports doctors, orthopaedic consultants, physiotherapists, osteopaths, nutritionists, podiatrists, massage therapist and trainers for all.

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