The Talk and Run

Jim has visited many schools across the USA and the UK in 2016 and 2017, and delivered his unique “Talk and Run” to over 10, 0000 children to great acclaim by the children, their parents and staff.

UK (2017)

  • Beckington Primary School, Beckington, Somerset.
  • Mells Primary School, Mells, Somerset.
  • St John’s Primary School, Midsomer Norton, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Yatton Primary School, Yatton, North Somerset.
  • Rowanfield Primary School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
  • Westfield Primary School, Westfield, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Abermule Community Primary School, Abermule, Powys, Wales, UK
  • Peasedown St John Primary School, Peasedown St John, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Long Ashton Primary School, Long Ashton, Bristol.
  • Almondsbury Primary School, Almondsbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire.
  • Portishead Primary School, Portishead, North Somerset.
  • Midsomer Norton Primary School, Midsomer Norton, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • St Mary’s Primary School, Writhlington, Bath and North East SomersetEngland, UK
  • Clutton Primary School, Clutton, Bath and North East Somerset.,
  • Longerval Primary School, Midsomer Norton, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • St Cuthbert’s Primary School, Wells, Somerset.
  • Wookey Primary School, Wookey, Somerset.
  • Kilmersdon Primary School, Kilmersdon, Somerset.
  • St Benedict’s Primary School, Glastonbury, Somerset.
  • Oldfield Park Junior School, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Camely Primary School, Temple Cloud, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Anerley Primary School, London, London.
  • St Martin’s Garden Primary School, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Meadows First School, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.
  • Parkside Middle School, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.
  • Paxcroft School, Trowbridge, Wiltshire.
  • St Nicholas Chantry School, Clevedon, North Somerset.
  • Waingroves Primary School, Ripley, Derbyshire.

USA (2016 / 2017)

  • Ed White Elementary School, El Lago
  • British International School, Katy.  Read what the BISH had to say about Jim’s visit
  • Ault Elementary School, Cypress
  • Woodcreek Elementary School, Katy
  • Miller Outdoor Theatre, Houston
  • Ingram Elementary School
  • Boys and Girls Club of America
  • Eldorado Elementary School
  • Fort Concho Elementary School
  • Village School Houston
  • British International School, South Loop, Chicago
  • British International School, Lincoln Park, Chicago
  • Nord Anglia International School, New York
  • British International School of Boston
  • British International School of Washington
  • British International School of Charlotte
  • North Broward Preparatory School
  • Windermere Preparatory School
  • Peabody Elementary School, Denver, Co
  • The Classical Academy
  • Pinon Valley Elementary
  • Trailblazer Elementary School
  • Carthay Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Lockwood Elementary School,
  • Dorris Place Elementary School
  • Santa Monica Blvd Elementary School
  • Crestview Elementary School, Simi  Valley, CA

Jim with the children of Woodcreek Elementary, Katy, TX


Jim with the children of Ed White Elementary


The younger children at Ed White Elementary


Ault Elementary welcomes JimGump

A Talk & Run visit comprises a half hour picture presentation talk about the JimGump challenge and the amazing experiences and sights seen and visited with a Q&A session at the end.  Jim talks about the importance of daily physical activity, good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, telling the children a series of fascinating and inspirational stories.  The talk is followed by a short run with the children and a fun group photo,  The visits, which can also be accompanied by a planned lesson, are based upon a series of hugely successful visits to schools in the UK by Jim in early 2016.


Schools visited in the UK in 2016,  and close on 4000 children, were:

  • Bishops Henderson Primary School, Coleford, Somerset (2015)
  • St Michael’s School, Stoke Gifford, Bristol
  • St Peter’s School, South Croydon
  • St George’s School,  Semington, Wiltshire
  • Tynings,  Staple Hill, Bristol
  • High Littleton Primary School, High Littleton
  • Hemington Primary, Hemington
  • St Benedicts, Glastonbury (Jim’s Alma Mater!)
  • Pensford Primary, Pensford
  • All Saints, Weston, Bath
  • Writhlington School, Writhlington
  • Emerson’s Green, Bristol
  • Stoke Lodge Primary, Bristol
  • Stoke Gifford Pre-School, Bristol
  • Trinity School, Frome
  • Mells School, Mells, Frome
  • Holt Primary, Holt, Wiltshire
  • Long Ashton Primary, Bristol

All of Jim’s school visits have elicited wonderful responses from all involved… in the UK and the USA.


One of many enthusiastic letters of thanks and recommendation for Jim after a school visit


Kate Fuller writes from the British International School of Houston…


…endorsing Jim whole-heartedly!

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