Showing 14 articles tagged 'Walking':

We call on UK to step up as new figures show prostate cancer now a bigger killer than breast cancer

2 Feb 2018

For the first time, more men are dying from prostate cancer each year than women are from breast cancer, making the male disease the third biggest cancer killer in the UK. We find out why and urge the public to March for Men with us this summer to help curb the trend.

Jeff Stelling urges football fans to "step up and change the game" for men with prostate cancer

1 Feb 2018

After raising an unbelievable £800k for us on two epic walks, Sky Sports supremo Jeff Stelling is taking a well-earned break this year. But he’s fully behind our new Football March for Men, and hopes fans will take on the marathon-length walk to Wembley in July to continue the fight against the most common cancer in men.

Bears and betrothals: how a fundraising trek across America brought a new family closer together

20 Dec 2017

When Harry Firth fulfilled his life-long ambition of hiking the epic Pacific Crest Trail this year, he decided to raise money for us as a tribute to his girlfriend's dad, who lives with incurable prostate cancer. Among the close encounters with wildlife and thrilling scenery, it was a campfire proposal that would leave the biggest impression and make his future father-in-law most proud.

We team up with Walking Football Association to keep men on the pitch for longer

16 Nov 2017

One of the fastest-growing sports among older men, walking football is also proving popular with men recovering from cancer treatment and other health issues. So our new five-year partnership with the sport's governing body is the perfect match for everyone.

YouTube football star kicks off the new season with £10k March for Men

21 Aug 2017

Robbie Lyle, host of Arsenal Fan TV, hiked between all five Premier League clubs in London on the way to Arsenal's opening game of the season – all to keep a promise he made earlier this year to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. Now he's asking other football fans to follow in his fundraising footsteps.

Thousands March for Men in London, Leeds and Glasgow over the balmy weekend

20 Jun 2017

The Father's Day weekend saw the launch of our new March for Men events across the UK – and hundreds of families affected by prostate cancer turned out to publicly show the extent of the disease and raise hundreds-of-thousands to help fight it. Here are a few snapshots from the three uplifting and emotional events.

"I want to show that a grim diagnosis doesn’t mean you have to mope around being miserable"

1 Jun 2017

BLOG: Given just two years to live after his prostate cancer diagnosis in 2014, Kevin Webber tells us about how he's tackled some of the world's most gruelling ultra marathons, the amazing support he's received from strangers as well as family, and his 2017 March for Men.

Five reasons why you should step up for National Walking Month

2 May 2017

From the environment and your health to your wallet and relationships, here are five excellent reasons to get out on your feet during May for National Walking Month.

Walk to work this Friday and help men like Keith take prostate cancer in their stride

5 Apr 2017

After his prostate cancer diagnosis, Keith Gillham set out on a 56-mile walk from his home to our offices to raise money and awareness of the disease. Now with Walk to Work Day this Friday, he wants everyone to take up the challenge of a fundraising walk and show their support for men like him.

Sheila's ten steps to a happy sponsored walk

20 Dec 2016

When Sheila McNulty’s husband Tony was diagnosed with prostate cancer, her Bolton Wanderers-supporting family and friends decided to step out with a smile in support of him. She gives us her step-by-step guide to organising a fundraising walk that will make everyone smile.