Fundraiser Stories

Katie Hodder – #RideLondon Fundraising Heroes

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is an extraordinary 100-mile bike ride which takes riders through the capital and out into Surrey’s stunning countryside, before returning to London and finishing on The Mall. Thousands of cyclists – many of them riding for charity – undertake this gruelling challenge, each of them with their own motivation. Riding for her uncle Michael suffering from Progressive …

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The Evelina Elephants – #RideLondon Fundraising Heroes

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is an extraordinary 100-mile bike ride which takes riders through the capital and out into Surrey’s stunning countryside, before returning to London and finishing on The Mall. Thousands of cyclists – many of them riding for charity – undertake this gruelling challenge, each of them with their own motivation. The 11 Evelina Elephants are riding in …

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Cure4George – #RideLondon Fundraising Heroes

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is an extraordinary 100-mile bike ride which takes riders through the capital and out into Surrey’s stunning countryside, before returning to London and finishing on The Mall. Thousands of cyclists – many of them riding for charity – undertake this gruelling challenge, each of them with their own motivation. Riding for his son George, this is …

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“The best part of the London Marathon is crossing the starting line”

The Virgin Money London Marathon is made up of tens of thousands of people, each with their own story and motivation for taking on this challenge. One of the people who took on the journey at the 2017 event was Michael Nollet. We asked him to share his story with us. Michael’s story “Funnily enough, the best part of my …

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Be your charity’s hero

Cancer charity fundraiser Jonathan and his wife Lauren with their marathon medals

My #ReasonToRun is that following my battle with Testicular Cancer and chemotherapy, I will continue to run with fight and determination for those who can’t, whilst fundraising for charity along the way. Putting your charity front and centre of everything you do, really helps to drive your fundraising and get your supporters to really understand why it matters. We caught up with Jonathan and …

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Lifting 263 black cabs for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Stephen Snowling is fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tomorrow, at Lingwood Village Hall, Fitness @ the Street crew will be attempting to lift 500,000kg in a deadlift challenge for Great Ormond Street Hospital. To help you visualise this, that’s 263 black cabs, 92 African elephants, or 3 Boeing 747s without any people in them! The team, lead by Stephen Snowling, will be taking this on to raise money for the charity …

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Charity challenges and borrowing bikes

Chris Astill is swimming the channel

Around 20 August 2017, Chris Astill-Smith will be jumping into the water in England and not getting out again until he reaches France as he takes on the mammoth challenge of swimming the English channel. Doing good goes global Chris isn’t your average fundraiser. Understanding the importance of “getting your fundraising out there”, he decided that going small just wasn’t his …

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