21-Hour Footy Fundraiser Raises £10,000

Rob Hardiman, whose Uncle Shaun has Down’s syndrome, organised a 21-hour football tournament at St George’s Park (home of the FA) on 28 of September 2019 to raise money for the Down’s Syndrome Association. 24 players took part in the tournament which started at 5am. The players were then split into teams and battled it […]

Kilted Kevin completes crazy challenge

Not many people would be up for running 12 half marathons in just six months, and even less would be up for taking on the 157 mile slog whilst wearing a kilt! But not many people are as bonkers as Kevin Dryburgh… The Scotsman has just completed this gruelling challenge, raising more than £2,500 for […]

New venue for Damon Hill Golf Classic

This year, the annual Damon Hill charity golf day will held at Exeter Golf and Country Club, winners of England’s ‘Most Welcoming Golf Club’ at the Golf Awards earlier this year. Former F1 Champion, Damon Hill OBE and Michael Caines MBE, are teaming up to host a day of golf, followed by a gala four-course […]

Setting a World Record at the London Marathon

Marie Evans recently attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon dressed as DNA, inspired by her son Gabriel, who has Down’s syndrome. She tells us how it all happened… In 2013, the year before our wonderful son Gabriel was born, I ran the Edinburgh Marathon, taking 4 hours, 50 minutes. Upon […]

Top of the world challenge for fundraising dad

A father from Stroud says he’s been doing plenty of Pilates and commuting to work on his motorcycle as he prepares to tackle the highest drivable road in the world for charity in less than two months’ time. Steve Smith, 49, will take on the Khardung La pass in India which stands at a staggering […]

Marathon Motivation – My Lexie

A father from Stoke-on-Trent is taking on his first ever marathon at the end of the month and says thoughts of his daughter Lexie’s beautiful smile will help him get round. James Leech will run the 26.2 mile London Marathon on Sunday 28 April. He’ll raise money for the Down’s Syndrome Association. “Ever since Lexie […]