After only a year, Nick Butter is now more than halfway to his astonishing ambition of running a marathon in every country in the world – that's 196 in total! We asked him to exchange virtual postcards with the inspiration for his fundraising challenge, our ambassador and ultra runner Kevin Webber. The results are truly moving.
After he received the Endurance Fundraiser of the Year Award last night, we reveal the devastating email Kevin sent to his work colleagues when he first found out he had advanced prostate cancer, and show some exclusive clips from a new documentary being made about him.
Five months after beginning his global fundraising challenge of running a marathon in all 196 countries, Nick Butter has just clocked up his 50th in Togo. We spoke to him after his 49th in Ghana about the challenges of washing his clothes, avoiding stray dogs and staying alive in Haiti.
We've got 168 heroes running for us in the London Marathon on Sunday, all of them with very personal reasons for wanting to help us beat the most common cancer in men. We find out who will be on the minds of six of them as they push themselves over 26 gruelling miles.
The UK's former race relations chief joins Southend United's manager as part of a four-man team running to highlight black men's one-in-four risk of prostate cancer – double that of white men. We find out their personal reasons for getting involved and the taboos they hope to challenge among their peers.
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.
Since he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2014, father-of-three Kevin Webber has helped raise more than £200k for us through sponsored endurance events. He describes how doing his first trans-Saharan Marathon de Sables kept him happily distracted from his prognosis, and why his wife urges him to take on more epic running challenges.
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.
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.
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.