Marathon legend Ben Smith to launch mental health charity Mind’s regional sports hub in Hertfordshire

Marathon person Ben Smith, finest identified for completing 401 marathons in 401 days, is to launch the Mind East Regional Hub for Sport and Physical Activity.

Centered at the University of Hertfordshire, the hub is a joint initiative among countrywide mental wellness charity Mind and the Herts Athletics and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP).

Its purpose is to boost the benefits of bodily action on mental wellness, these kinds of as aiding to develop friendships, increase confidence and self-esteem, and establish resilience.

Ben Smith, far right, with double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes at an event in Kent. Picture: Matthew Walker (27663856)
Ben Smith, considerably appropriate, with double Olympic winner Dame Kelly Holmes at an occasion in Kent. Photo: Matthew Walker (27663856)

The launch on Wednesday February twelve will consist of a Q&A webinar with Ben at twelve.30pm which is open up to any person with an curiosity in mental wellness and activity and bodily action. You can sign up for the webinar at isles.