Showing 16 articles tagged 'Walking':

England football legends hail March for Men heroes as fundraising hits £1 million

26 Jul 2018

A summer of fundraising walks ends with a terrific finale at Wembley Stadium, where Sir Geoff Hurst and Ray Clemence awarded medals to the hundreds who went the marathon-distance in our Football March for Men.

The bus driver, his beloved wife and her march to stop other men dying from prostate cancer

23 May 2018

Keith and Angela Benson's world was turned upside down late last year, after Keith was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer. They tell us how they're adapting to new roles within their marriage as they cope with the difficult side effects of treatment, and why they're proud to be joining our March for Men in London.

Get the peak-bagging bug: hints, tips and inspiration for your Mountain March

20 Apr 2018

BLOG: Whether you're tempted by the Three Peaks or looking to create your own summit challenge, hillwalking addict Dominic Bates tells you what to expect, how to prepare and where to explore for your perfect Mountain March.

Could exercise prevent prostate cancer spreading to the bones? We’re on the case

5 Apr 2018

A new research project, grant funded by us as part of our £2.7 million Research Innovation Awards scheme announced last month is trying to find new ways to stop cancer spreading to bones.

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.

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.