This week Anytime Fitness Kempsey has encouraged members to put bulking season on hold as the club raises funds for R U OK?
The tread as one promotion has seen a club treadmill target set at 1000km which began on May 15 and runs till May 22.
In addition, there is a fundraising target of $1500 to help raise awareness for mental health and the resources provided by R U OK?
"People are jumping on treadmills, writing down their kilometres, tallying them up," club manager Jess Hawken said.
"It's about getting that conversation out there on the importance of R U OK?
"We have a poster saying every year 65,000 Australians attempt to take their own life, we believe that gives us 65,000 reasons to tread as one.
"We've had over 50 members join in, we've got our regulars doing their kilometres day or night, a few have pushed themselves to do 10kms each session and a few others are breaking the no cardio rule."
One Anytime member, Trey Hoskins, will complete 24kms tonight in memory of his twin brother.
"We'd love to have as many people as possible in club to support Trey as he completes this challenge," the club said on their Facebook.
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