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GIVING BACK: Kings Langley fitness fundraiser raises over £12,000 for charity 

 Published on: 21st January 2021   |   By: Holly Bullen   |   Category: Uncategorized

A Kings Langley gym community raised over £12,000 for charity after a successful fundraiser event towards the end of last year.

JJK Fitness hosted a virtual Beat the Coach event in December and raised over £12,000 for Motor Neurone Disease Association, South Herts Branch.

This is a cause very close to their hearts after member David Davies was diagnosed in 2019.

The event was well attended with 150 members and non-members taking part in the virtual event.

A spokesperson for JJK Giving Back, which hosts various charity events throughout the year, spoke about the success of the fundraising event.

They said: “JJK Giving Back are proud of everyone who took part, and this event just goes to show the importance of a fitness community especially in these difficult times.

“The energy and atmosphere even virtually through WhatsApp/Facebook groups was truly something special and would not have been possible without the efforts and family environment the staff and members at JJK Fitness creates.”

Joe Kelly, director of JJK Fitness ran a full marathon on the 1Life Abbey View Athletics Track in St Albans and remains undefeated after none of the teams managed to complete the marathon in a faster time than him.

David Davies and his wife Kim also joined Joe at the track and David took to the track with walking poles and his wheelchair to complete the distance for his team.

After the success of this event, JJK want to host more events to give something back to the community and help raise money for charity.

The next event will be on March 27 and called JJK Fittest on the Field. To register your interest and find out more on the next event please email

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