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Peter's London Marathon for Sport in Mind

Peter's London Marathon for Sport in Mind


In February 2020, the Crocombe family sadly lost their beloved father, husband, brother, friend and teacher - Paul Crocombe, to suicide. Since then, the family have been on a journey to raise awareness, learn and fundraise in the mental health space - and a charity which has become close to their hearts over this time is Sport in Mind.

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#WMPMND's Liverpool Marathon Weekend for MNDA

#WMPMND's Liverpool Marathon Weekend for MNDA


Last Sunday, a group of over 300 West Midlands police officers, family and friends flocked to Liverpool to take part in the half and full marathon to raise funds and awareness for MNDA and Primrose Hospice...

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Julie's 100 Miles For Stan

Julie's 100 Miles For Stan

 

A huge congratulations to Julie, who recently completed an epic 100 mile challenge to raise funds towards the refurb of the cancer ward at The Children's Hospital Charity in Sheffield - inspired by the outstanding care her son Stan has received over the course of his treatment since 2017.

"This challenge is to honour all the children treated for cancer that we have got to know over the last 3 years. It's for those children we knew who so very sadly died from cancer. It's the biggest thank you to all the staff involved who have cared for Stan and helped us as a family. And of course this is for my son Stan, who has shown so much courage and strength of character throughout that I couldn't be any more proud of him. Thank you so much for any donations."

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Rob & Ian's Beat The Border

Rob & Ian's Beat The Border

Earlier this year, keen cyclists Professor Robert Copeland and Ian Brookes - who both work at Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) - set themselves the Beat The Border challenge of cycling 750km in just three days to support the Yorkshire Cancer Research Tour de Walkshire campaign.

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Gary's 110 Marathons in 110 Days

Gary's 110 Marathons in 110 Days

“Just remember that difficult doesn’t mean impossible and with the right mindset impossible actually says I’m Possible.” We recently marked an incredible achievement for marathon man Gary McKee, who this year took on the epic challenge of completing 110 marathons in 110 days in memory of his father Victor.

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