MK Mayor throws his best punch at former world champion for Thrive event

Thrive Summer Series at MK1: Mayor Keith McLean packs a punch practicing with former World Champion Lee Hasdell PNL-150707-094417001
Thrive Summer Series at MK1: Mayor Keith McLean packs a punch practicing with former World Champion Lee Hasdell PNL-150707-094417001
  • · Thrive Summer Series kicked off at MK1 – the tour will be visiting ten retail parks nationally · Visitors to the park had the opportunity to try sports classes including kickboxing, judo, dance and zumba · The event was visited by Mayor Keith McClean and Iain Stewart MP · Visitors also had the opportunity to sign up to a free Bikeability Level 1 course from national cycling charity

Hundreds visited Thrive at MK1 this weekend to have fun getting fit at the free sports event.

The Crown Estate’s nationwide Thrive Summer Series kicked off at the Bletchley shopping park, where shoppers could try their hand at judo, kickboxing, zumba and dance.

Thrive Summer Series at MK1: Mayor Keith McLean packs a punch practicing with former World Champion Lee Hasdell

Thrive Summer Series at MK1: Mayor Keith McLean packs a punch practicing with former World Champion Lee Hasdell

Mayor of MK Keith McClean took part in a kickboxing demonstration and packed quite a punch practicing with former world champion Lee Hasdell.

Visitors to the park were put through their paces by local sports and activities clubs including SSJ Dojo Kickboxing led by shootboxing champ Lee Hasdell, Kitsune Gari Judo Club, Zumba MK with Yasmin and a super dance demonstration from the Milton Keynes Dance Centre.

And the Thrive1MileChallenge saw visitors battle it out for the title of fastest cyclist at MK1 – the winning time was shared between two who were clocked at 3 minutes 30 seconds.

Alfie Maynard and Adeolu Edungbola were awarded with a family ticket to an MK Dons home game for their efforts.

Thrive Summer Series at MK1: Mayor Keith McLean, Councillor Ann Clancy and Iain Stewart MP

Thrive Summer Series at MK1: Mayor Keith McLean, Councillor Ann Clancy and Iain Stewart MP

Visitors to Thrive can find photos from the event on Twitter @MK1Shopping or on facebook.com/mk1shoppingpark.