Events news

The latest news about fundraising events you can take part in and stories from our dedicated eventers.

Marathon man — Jim Parker

23 September 2016

Jim Parker is gearing up to run a remarkable 38th Isle of Wight Marathon, at the age of 71!

71-year-old Sussex man to run his 38th Isle of Wight marathon

22 September 2016

Sussex man Jim Parker is set to run his 38th Isle of Wight marathon at the age of 71.

Ex-chef continues baking thanks to disability day centre in Godalming

15 July 2016

A disabled ex-chef is sharing his passion for cooking with staff and visitors at a disability day centre in Surrey, giving them the skills they need to cook independently.

Michael using oven

12 baking tips for disabled people

11 July 2016

One of our day centre regulars gives us his top tips to help disabled bakers.

Sian Welby gives thundering support to Give & Bake

1 July 2016

Give & Bake is back on 1 July, and this year Channel 5 weather presenter and friend of our charity Sian Welby is supporting it!

Weather presenter Sian Welby predicts a baking hot summer for Give & Bake

30 June 2016

Channel 5’s weather presenter and charity volunteer Sian Welby is urging people to take part in Give & Bake this July to help provide life changing care and support for disabled people.

London Marathon runners raise almost £200,000

28 April 2016

Our 80 London Marathon runners are set to raise £190,000 between them this year, making a huge difference to the support we can provide in 2016.

Marathon runner Nicky tells London Live why she's raising awareness of stigma and discrimination

22 April 2016

London Live News interviewed Nicky Ashwell, who is running the London Marathon for us this Sunday.

Kent man runs marathon to change perceptions of disabled people

11 April 2016

A sales manager is running the London Marathon for Leonard Cheshire Disability to support the charity’s work in challenging misconceptions of disabled people. 

Reasons we run — Claire and Mike

6 April 2016

Fourth in a short series featuring some of the amazing people running this year's London Marathon for our charity.


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