By Gill Stewart at
Nordic Walking UK has been confirmed as a finalist in the 2015 ukactive & Matrix Flame Awards. The shortlist for the most highly coveted national awards in the health, fitness and physical activity sector represents the penultimate stage in the awards assessment process. Designed to celebrate organisations shaping the future of physical activity in the UK, the awards seek to acknowledge small to large fitness facilities, outdoor fitness providers, suppliers, innovations and individuals committed to getting more people, more active, more often.
The news was announced on Tuesday 28th April by ukactive CEO David Stalker who revealed the finalists through a live ukactive webinar. The winners will be announced at the ukactive & Matrix Flame Awards Night on June 24th at The International Centre, Telford.
“With hundreds of nominees vying for these prestigious awards, being confirmed as a finalist is a significant achievement in itself.” David Stalker commented. “As such I would like to congratulate every finalist who has reached this stage. The assessment process is well known for being exceptionally rigorous and the standard keeps getting better with every year. We are looking forward to celebrating with all the finalists and seeing who takes away the honours at the awards night.”
Mike Rollason, CEO of Nordic Walking UK said ” We are so proud of our amazing Tutors, Instructors and participants who are proving on a daily basis that exercise can be rewarding and fun! Being shortlisted for this award which we were delighted to win last year!) demonstrates that underneath the seeming simplicity of our programmes lies a structured and professional approach to everything from health and safety to qualification standards.
Fingers are crossed at NWUK HQ as we prepare for the final presentation and judging!