Recently we had the pleasure of hosting our annual Pasta Party at our Guildford Playcentre to celebrate our incredible 2023 London Marathon team! We heard their amazing and inspiring stories about why they were taking on these epic challenges to support Challengers – as well as an update on their training and fundraising!
We were also joined by Aoife, one of our amazing playworkers at Challengers, who recently completed Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon raising over £1000 – huge well done Aoife!
The dinner was also a great opportunity to trade marathon and training tips and we heard from Gen Dearman, our wonderful CEO and previous #TeamOrange London Marathon Runner. She had some great advice for our 2023 teams! Before heading home our runners were presented with their all important orange vest.
We have sixteen runners taking on the London Marathon this year and they have now raised an incredible £16,667! If you would like to show your support for our teams you can donate to our Just Giving Campaign page and let them know how awesome you think they are!
Thank you to everyone that joined us for a lovely evening of running talk and yummy food, it was great to meet you and thank you in person. We wish our runners every bit of luck for Sunday 23rd April and cannot wait to cheer you all on at Mile 21!
You can register for a London Marathon 2024 space, or find out about other fabulous events you could take part in like Endure 24 or Royal Parks Half Marathon by getting in touch with the fundraising team on firstname.lastname@example.org… Don’t delay, sign up today!