September 21, 2019

Intersport Elverys & Mayo Mental Health Association | #moveyourmood

Intersport Elverys and the Mayo Mental Health Association have joined forces in promoting positive mental health through sport and physical activity. Through the initiative you could WIN a €50 voucher for yourself and a €500 voucher for your school or club. The campaign will run until Christmas.

How To Enter

Purchase any sports good in our on of our Mayo stores (Castlebar, Claremorris, Ballina or Westport), take a picture in-store beside the pormotional stand, upload to any social media channels using the hashtag #moveyourmood, tag @intersportelvery (@Elverys on Twitter) and @mayomha to be in with a chance to win! Please make sure you social media account is not on private, or we will not be able to see your entry.

The story behind the Move Your Mood Campaign

As the clocks go back and the darkness draws in that bit earlier people of all ages often find their energy levels decrease which in turn affects their mood, their activity levels & their diet. The nights are now getting longer, and the mornings are getting darker. Here in Ireland there has been little research done on the subject but research carried out by the Weather Channel and YouGov (2014) in the UK found that 57% of people claimed their mood worsened during the winter in comparison to the summer months, with 66% saying that this lead to them feeling less active and more fatigued in the winter months.
The purpose of the Move Your Mood Campaign is to create an awareness for people, children & teenagers on the importance of keeping themselves & their families active & to highlight the positive effect it can have on their mental health – especially during the winter months.

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To find out more info, you can visit the Mayo Mental Health Association website HERE or visit