'Christmas Fit Camp' held in aid of Cullercoats RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

At 8:30am on Saturday 8th December, Aaron Phillips, of Ocean Fit Studios, hosted a 2 hour Christmas Fit Camp in aid of Cullercoats RNLI.

RNLI/Anna Heslop

Some Christmas Fit Camp Participants

A total of 22 people donned their Christmas attire and joined in. The event was a huge success! Aaron said: 'The outfits were amazing and the spirits were high. Thank you to everyone who got involved and supported us.'

Together, the group raised just over £220 for Cullercoats RNLI. Thank you Aaron and to all at Ocean Fit who helped to raise this incredible total.

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