Gutsy fitness trainer Heather Lawson is finally able to put her feet up after a fundraising challenge turned out to be vastly more exercise than she’d bargained for.
Nine-year old TJ Portt from Plymouth is undertaking a huge challenge in memory of his Nanny Heather – he’s pledged to run 100 miles in 100 days and has already smashed his original fundraising target of £200.
Ray Hall (75) and his granddaughter Lottie Cooper completed a 2-mile fundraising walk together – albeit 300 miles apart – to raise over £4750 to date for the medical research charity Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.
They may be 300 miles apart, but that won’t stop Lottie Cooper (12) from joining forces – albeit remotely - with her Grandpa Ray, to complete a fundraising walk together.
A fitness trainer from Blackheath is walking the Camino de Santiago by completing the entire equivalent route up and down her own stairs – over 100,000 times!
Fitness trainer Heather Lawson has completed her hardest challenge yet, an exhausting but unforgettable cross-country ski marathon in the Arctic Circle, while also breaking the £1k fundraising bar for PCRF.
Kirsty Ford is the only woman on the fight card for the West Berkshire White Collar Boxing charity event on March 14. She’s taking part – for the first and only time – to raise funds for PCRF, in memory of her aunt who died in 2017.
We’re keen to support early career researchers who have chosen to focus on pancreatic cancer, such as PhD student Lavanya Sivapalan from Queen Mary University of London, who carries out innovative research into liquid biopsies.
The foot-and-mouth-disease virus is helping scientists to tackle pancreatic cancer, in new research funded by PCRF. (Image credit: CRUK)
Since losing her husband Gareth, aged just 39, to pancreatic cancer in June 2019, Nichole Jones, from Telford, has been taking every opportunity to raise awareness of the disease, as well as fundraising for PCRF in Gareth’s memory.