ENERGETIC keep fit enthusiasts are helping children in need.

A Knutsford bootcamp has raised £235 for The 2024 Toy Appeal.

The family friendly Christmas Eve event saw teams battle to be champion in a lighthearted series of challenges on The Moor.

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Bootcamp organiser Sam Ban Murray said: “This is the eighth time I have hosted this bootcamp.

“I was extremely pleased with the turnout on what was a very muddy and wet morning.

“All ages were welcome.

“Everyone loved the Christmas challenges and to raise £235 for The Toy Appeal was fantastic.

“We did attract a few curious glances so to those who saw us I would say, please come and join us.”

Dee Drake, co-founder of The Toy Appeal said: “The Toy Appeal are thrilled to have bootcamp on the Moor supporting them again this year.

“What a great way to kick off our 2024 Give a Child a Christmas campaign - thank you to everyone involved.”

Sam Ban Murray hosts a series of bootcamps throughout the year.

Sessions are held on a Tuesday evening, Friday and Sunday morning as well as offering personal training and ‘buggy training’ for new parents.

The morning sessions are family and dog friendly.

Most bootcamps are held on The Moor with the Tuesday evening one moving to her home gym during the winter months.

Sessions are pay-as-you-go and are suitable for all ages and abilities.

Contact Sam on 07931 305993 to find out more.

The Toy Appeal is a registered charity operated by Dee and Chris Drake and a large team of volunteers.

Each year, they provide thousands of sacks of toys at Christmas to children, aged two to 17 years old, who are living in poverty.

The project has been running since 2013.

Social workers, schools, women’s refuges, food banks and drop-in centre, can refer a child or family to The Toy Appeal to ensure that they ‘experience magic’ and have presents to open on Christmas morning.