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Grandson’s bravery inspires Graham to run Great North Run

Grandson’s bravery inspires Graham to run Great North Run

Graham Sinclair never thought he would run a half marathon but the tremendous bravery of his three-year-old grandson Zachary has shown him that anything is possible… When granddad Graham Sinclair announced that he was going to sign up for one of the most famous (and...
Gemma and Noah’s knights

Gemma and Noah’s knights

Knights in shining armour for Gemma and Noah Gemma Edgar was just 29 years old when she diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. A year later she found out that her 18-month-old son Noah had eye cancer. Her big brother Lee Relf explains why this incredibly brave and...
Will’s cycling challenge inspired by son Benjamin

Will’s cycling challenge inspired by son Benjamin

Will Plant took part in the Roubaix Challenge cycling event to raise money for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust after his son Benjamin was diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma. He tells us how it went… A Long Road To The Hell Of the North In May 2013 our son Benjamin...
Phil’s 4th marathon effort

Phil’s 4th marathon effort

Next month Phil Mills is running the London Marathon for CHECT after being inspired by his fiancée Miriam’s mum and sister, who were both affected by retinoblastoma… It’s his fourth London Marathon – and, he insists, his last – so Phil Mills is no stranger to...
Team CHECT take on the Hampton Court Half Marathon

Team CHECT take on the Hampton Court Half Marathon

Seven runners braved the bracing February weather on Sunday to raise funds for families affected by retinoblastoma at the Hampton Court Half Marathon. It’s the first time that we’ve had a team at this event and we were delighted that everyone finished the course and...
Katy’s Grand Canyon charity trek

Katy’s Grand Canyon charity trek

CHECT ambassador Katy Bishop braved scorching temperatures and steep ravines to raise money for families affected by retinoblastoma. She reveals what it was like taking on one of the natural wonders of the world… “I always wanted to see the Grand Canyon but I...