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Gemma to tick marathon off bucket list

Gemma to tick marathon off bucket list

A mum-of-two who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for an incurable brain tumour has vowed to cross the finish line of the London Marathon for her son Noah, who has been battling retinoblastoma. Despite having monthly doses of chemotherapy which have left her...
Dad’s marathon effort for retinoblastoma

Dad’s marathon effort for retinoblastoma

A dad whose toddler battled retinoblastoma is taking part in the London Marathon so that he can help raise awareness of the symptoms among other parents. Maeve Ling-Calver was just a year old when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma. She had appeared perfectly well...
60-second interview – CHECT marathon runner

60-second interview – CHECT marathon runner

This week, the 253,930 applicants for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon will find out of they have been successful in the ballot and have a place in the race. Steve Garland, who has already secured a charity running place, tells us what inspired him to run 26.2...
Family of 5 in Great North Run

Family of 5 in Great North Run

Four years ago, Patrick Tonks could barely walk up a flight of stairs. Treatment for a rare form of cancer had left him so weak that he sometimes had to use a wheelchair. This year, however, the fit and healthy 55-year-old celebrated four years of being in remission...
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...