News & Blog

Here you’ll find the latest news from Challengers and blog posts from our Senior Leadership Team, Trustees, parents and staff to share interesting thoughts and ideas.

Spinnaker Tower Abseil 2022

Author:: Becky Cox

We had a fantastic day at our Spinnaker Tower Abseil on Saturday 24th September 2022! We were so proud of our incredible team of 34 epic abseilers. The Spinnaker Tower stands at a mighty 100m, and it was so inspiring to watch them take on this amazing challenge for Challengers.

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Our amazing 2022 London Marathon team!

Author:: Becky Cox

We had an amazing time at Mile 21 supporting our fantastic team of 13 London Marathon runners on Sunday 2nd October! All of our runners did us extremely proud, taking on the iconic 26.2 miles through the famous streets of our capital, and raising an incredible sum for Challengers. 

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Gen’s Six Runs for Six Years 

Author:: Izzy Calderwood

Gen joined Challengers as CEO in February 2022 and believes she shouldn’t ask someone to do something she has not done herself, so she set herself the challenge of six runs to help raise awareness of Challengers and help raise funds to bring more smiles and laughter to children and families.   

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Fundraiser of the Month – July 2022

Author:: Fundraising Team

Our fundraisers of the month in July were the amazing students of St Andrews Infant School and Potters Gate School in Farnham, who ran a marathon in aid of Challengers!

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Introducing the Impact Report 2021!

Author:: Izzy Calderwood

We are pleased to present our Impact Report for 2021 – a document which represents the importance of our work, and shows the first hand positive impact it can have on disabled children and young people, enabling them to live meaningful and fulfilling lives, as well as on their families to feel supported and more empowered.

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Celebrating Pride 2022

Author:: Gen Dearman

Pride month is all about acceptance, equality, celebrating the work of LGBTQ+ people and to raise awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. As we come to the end of Pride month, it is a time to reflect and recognise how far we have come since the Stonewall riots 50 years ago.

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