Many were running for causes close to their hearts. Others wanted to win it. For me, it carried slightly more significance. For thirty-six years earlier, my father, along with his friend John Disley, dreamt up and organised the first ever London Marathon.
On Sunday 23 April 2017 Siobhann took to the streets of London to run the London Marathon for Alzheimer’s Research UK, raising over £6,500. All the way round, she held onto a treasured photo of her parents.
With just a couple of weeks to go until the big day we are delighted to see keen quizzers up and down the country getting ready to host their own Mighty Quiz for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
It’s Mother’s Day this weekend. A lovely celebration to show our love for our often under-appreciated mums and everything they’ve done for us over the past year. It’s a lovely concept and needed in a society where the work mums do is often under-valued.
Last spring, Michelle White pulled on her trainers, donned her running vest and took on the London Marathon. She raised an incredible sum of over £4,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK, having seen the devastating impact of dementia in her family. Despite the pain and exhaustion, she’s signed up to do it again in 2017. We found out why…
Richard Judd is a novice runner who lives with his wife in Leadgate, County Durham. He has two grown up children and has been supporting Alzheimer’s Research UK by taking part in the charity’s latest campaign Running Down Dementia around his busy job in telesales.
If you’re looking to get fit this summer, there’s no better motivation than Alzheimer’s Research UK’s latest challenge, Running Down Dementia.
Our #RunningDownDementia runners didn’t disappoint us. We’ve had hundreds of images on social media showing you in all your #RDDSweatySelfie glory.
I’ve got great support from two good friends who are joining me. In no particular order because these two guys are both solid as rocks.