Walking For Health’s Guidance

If you’re walking in the summer, make sure you wear sun cream – factor 15 as a minimum – and take it with you if you’ll be gone a while. Take plenty of water to sip as you go. And wear loose, lightweight clothing. Try to keep out of the sun when it’s at its hottest (between 11am and 3pm).

When walking over this period – Please follow the guidance below and also check with anyone walking on your walks over this period that they follow the guidance too.

Top Tips: 

  • Wear sun cream – factor 15 as a minimum – and take it with you if you’ll be gone a while.
  • Take plenty of water to sip as you go.
  • Wear loose, lightweight clothing.
  • Wear Hat / Cap
  • Try to keep out of the sun when it’s at its hottest (between 11am and 3pm).
  • Notify your walk leader if you need to stop
  • Look out for others 

Where possible please:-

  • Use shaded areas for walking where possible
  • Use regular rest stops if needed
  • Shorten Walk either by distance or time if need – especially for higher grade / long distance walks over this period. 

 

If you do not feel comfortable running a walk in this weather – please could you notify a member of the Health Walks Team ASAP so we can make the relevant updates on our website and social media to inform clients of the cancellation.  – Details of Health Walks Teams Working days are below:-

Day

Health Walks Team Working Days

Contact Details

Monday’s

Claire McCullough (am only)

Katie Read (9-2.30pm)

Jane Dow (All Day)

Emma Freeman (1pm – 5pm)

 

Claire.mcculloug@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Katie.read@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Jane.dow@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Emma.freeman@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Tuesday’s

Emma Freeman (all day)

Emma.freeman@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Wednesday’s

Claire McCullough (all day)

Katie Read (9-2.30pm)

Jane Dow (All Day)

Emma Freeman (all day)

 

Claire.mcculloug@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Katie.read@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Jane.dow@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Emma.freeman@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Thursday’s

Claire McCullough (all day)

 

Claire.mcculloug@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Friday’s

Katie Read (9-2.30pm)

Jane Dow (All Day)

 

Katie.read@onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Jane.dow@onelifesuffolk.co.uk