The largely flat route of the London Marathon snakes through the closed road of Central London passing iconic landmarks and crowds of cheerleaders along the way. Coming to an end on...
‘I am passionate about assisting litigants in person during the court process and this is why I chose to take part in the Great Manchester Run in 2015 and raise funds for people in need. It was an exhilarating day: a great run for a great cause.’
'The Challenge Everest event was a brilliant idea – we loved being able to support the charity and experience indoor climbing, whilst also getting in some excellent team building. It was so well organised (thanks for the brownies!) and everyone had a fantastic time – even if there were some achy muscles and hoarse voices the next day!”
'I was introduced to this charity by friends. Its work isn't glamorous or emotional - it's just stuff; necessary legal stuff faced by people suffering from a range of issues. I was proud to wear their T-shirt for the Birmingham Half Marathon.'
'From 10th - 16th April I walked from Ilkley to Windermere... which is about 80 miles/128 km. It's not a particularly impressive achievement, but this charity is. It provides emotional and practical support for people who can't afford it, and whom the state no longer supports. If, like me, you're lucky enough to be able to support a charity in some way, please consider this one.'
'As a Core Volunteer, I've often been amazed at the burdens that some of our clients have been shouldering alone and for so long. Everyone needs a helping hand sometimes and I'm glad to give my time - and hair - to volunteering and fundraising.'