Showing 11 articles tagged 'Walking':

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 is joining Jeff Stelling for all 15 days of his 400-mile March for Men. He tells us how he's tackled some of the world's most gruelling ultra marathons since, the amazing support he's received from strangers as well as family, and why he thinks the final day of the March with his wife will be the most emotional.

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.

Prostate cancer researchers take on barking-mad fundraising walk

6 May 2016

Twelve scientists from our Manchester Centre of Excellence hope to enter the Ancient Order of Barking Dogs after completing the 43-mile Keswick 2 Barrow Walk this week. Their team leader and a three-time veteran of the event, Darren Roberts, tells us why they’re doing it.

Three-time cancer survivor presents £32k cheque after record trek to South Pole

26 Aug 2015

Patrick McIntosh dropped into our offices this week to hand over the princely sum, after becoming the first triple cancer survivor to walk to the South Pole unsupported in January.

Tackling the toughest race on earth

28 Apr 2015

When Angus McCaffery’s father-in-law died two years ago, Angus wanted to do something incredible in his memory. He chose the Marathon des Sables – the most gruelling foot race in the world.