Category Archives: Sport

Paul’s Movember Plus

The Consortium‘s Paul Flurry updates us on his Movember With a Twist challenge… “On Saturday I performed my challenge of a minimum 10k run and 50 mile cycle ride. I set off at 05:15 on the 1st leg of 26 … Continue reading

Posted in Appearance, Charity Fundraising, Cycling, Movember, Running, Sport

Jo Smashes Her Target

In her final post for 2015, FSSC‘s Jo Cooke has plenty of good news about her half marathon challenge… “WOW… what a year!!  The final one has been completed!!  I can’t quite believe that it’s over and I’ve done it… number 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Running, Sport

Movember With a Twist

Movember’s proved a popular fundraiser in the past few years. For 2015, The Consortium‘s Paul Flurry is set to prove there’s more to his challenge than growing a moustache… “I plan to complete a personal Duathlon of running 10 kilometres immediately followed by a … Continue reading

Posted in Appearance, Charity Fundraising, Cycling, Hair, Running, Sport

Jo’s Update: 9 Down…

FSSC‘s Jo Cooke brings us the latest news from her half marathon challenge… “Hi there… Wow… 9 down, only one more to go!! So since my last update, I had to drop out of the Halifax Half due to injury … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Running, Sport

Bowling Along for Charity

Rowan House‘s Jenna Wilson has fantastic news of last Monday’s (5th October 2015) charity bowling night… “I organised  a charity Bowling night along with Amigos Swindon (a blind and partially sighted bowling team) and Wiltshire Sight (a local charity that supports people … Continue reading

Posted in Bowling, Charity Fundraising, Sport

We Began With Cinders and Finished With Flames

Kelly Leech, NDC Manager at Bristol North has a tale of one of our most unusual fundraisers yet. She and 12 other brave souls took part in a firewalk at the George Inn, St Briavels last weekend! It was all … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Unusual Ideas, Walking

Riding the Big Wheel

The Consortium‘s Joanne Kent and her family proved they were ready for the challenge when they took part in the Wiltshire Big Wheel recently. Centred around Devizes, the event offered 3 options for the cyclists taking part: 100 miles around most … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Cycling, Sport

Andrew and Seamus Conquer the Mountain

It was a tough challenge, so how did our intrepid Rowan House duo get on? Andrew Caple reports… “The weather was excellent on the day with good visibility from the summit of Snowdon. The race distance from Caernarfon castle to Llanberis … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Endurance & Obstacle Races, Running, Sport

Running Up That Hill

Rowan House‘s Andrew Caple updates us on his and Seamus MacLoughlin’s preparations for tomorrow’s Rat Race Man vs Mountain event… “The big race day is nearly upon us, and we are starting to realise just what we have let ourselves in … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Endurance & Obstacle Races, Running, Sport, Unusual Ideas

Joyce Gets Running to the Beat

Rowan House‘s Joyce Conlan has news of her fundraising endeavours… “I am entered into the 10km ‘Run to the Beat’ race on 13th September 2015 at Wembley Park, London.” Joyce is fundraising for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research,  and has a poignant … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Running, Sport