Showing 8 articles tagged 'Running':

Nick Butter begins global marathon challenge inspired by heroics of our charity ambassador

4 Jan 2018

Attempting to set a world record for running a marathon in all 196 countries, Nick Butter starts his 550-day adventure this weekend. We talk to him and Kevin Webber, who inspired him to take on the challenge and raise £250k for Prostate Cancer UK.

"I realised saving my leg for another day that may not happen was both selfish and hypocritical"

16 Nov 2017

BLOG: Having helped raise more than £200k for us since he was diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer in 2014, our incredible ambassador Kevin Webber has been chosen as the Charity Champion for this year's #GivingTuesday initiative. In this exclusive blog he describes his latest ultramarathon in the wilds of Iceland, and why helping a friend finish his own marathon challenge afterwards was worth a very painful leg.

Endurance athlete pledges to raise £250k from global marathon challenge

19 Oct 2017

Nick Butter aims to run a marathon in every country in the world, in a record-breaking 18-month challenge to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. He tells us his inspiration for doing it and how you can get involved.

Why we’re running the London Marathon for Prostate Cancer UK

20 Apr 2017

We have 180 brave men and women ready to run this year's London Marathon for us at the weekend, including former rugby league international Kevin Sinfield. We find out some of the very personal reasons why they've decided to fundraise to fight the most common cancer in men.

"I'm doing the Great North Run for my dad and all men affected by this awful disease"

9 Sep 2016

Julia Francis has already walked a marathon for Prostate Cancer UK, after joining Jeff Stelling for a day of the Men United March. Now she's taking on the world's biggest half marathon to help beat the most common cancer in men. She tells us about her family connections to the disease and why all of this is actually just a Plan B.

Olympic hero extends fun run partnership for men with prostate cancer

16 Dec 2015

World champion hurdler Colin Jackson announces two-year extension to Go Dad Run partnership with Prostate Cancer UK, which has raised more than £50,000 so far.

What a difference a year makes: Find out what happened next to our superhumans by the sea

21 Apr 2015

This guest blog comes from 50-year-old Kevin Webber. If you read our first article about Kevin, you’ll definitely want to know what happened next in his mind-blowing quest to run, walk or crawl the Brighton Marathon 14 weeks into chemotherapy. It’s race day.

From Daleks by the river to superhumans by the sea

26 Mar 2015

Running fanatics Kevin and Jim used to get mistaken for science fiction characters on their late-night training runs for the Brighton marathon. Then came some devastating news that would change – but definitely not weaken – their motivation to reach the finish line