Frisbee golf challenge raises hundreds of pounds for mental health charities

PUBLISHED: 15:00 25 April 2018

Young frisbee golfers exploring the course.

Young frisbee golfers exploring the course.

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Hundreds of people armed themselves with frisbees to take part in a sporting challenge in aid of mental health charities.

Families taking part in the sporting challenge.Families taking part in the sporting challenge.

More than 500 people took part in the Big Frisbee Golf (BFG) day at Mendip Activity Centre in Churchill raising more than £700.

The event was organised by the Rotary Club of Wrington Vale in collaboration with Mendip Activity Centre and Thatchers Cider.

Families took on the 54-basket course on Saturday, followed by more experienced frisbee golfers on Sunday.

Rotarian Paul Jenkins, said: “It was great to see so many young families up on the hills enjoying themselves.

Teams enjoying the frisbee golf day.Teams enjoying the frisbee golf day.

“Huge thanks to the Inner Wheel for catering. We’d also like to say a huge thanks for the collaboration between Mendip Activity Centre, the rotary club and Thatchers and all our sponsors. We are hoping to make it an annual event.”

A team tackling the frisbee golf course at Mendip Activity Centre.A team tackling the frisbee golf course at Mendip Activity Centre.

Big Frisbee Golf challenge and family fun day organised by Wrington Vale Rotary Club. Mendip Activity Centre.Big Frisbee Golf challenge and family fun day organised by Wrington Vale Rotary Club. Mendip Activity Centre.

Wrington Vale Rotary President John Murphy with David Read and Tony Poole at the fundraising event.Wrington Vale Rotary President John Murphy with David Read and Tony Poole at the fundraising event.

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