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TOP RUNNING TIPS FROM THE PEOPLE IN THE KNOW

News Shopper: BHF

1:34pm Monday 14th April 2014

Bitten by the running bug after watching those amazing London Marathon runners cross the finishing line at the weekend?

Pledge to help Chislehurst Rocks return

News Shopper: Pledge to help Chislehurst Rocks return

4:35pm Monday 14th April 2014

Chislehurst Rocks is a firm fixture in the diary with its great variety of bands and family fun – and you can help it to return.

Running for healthy hearts

News Shopper: Lucy Chan BHF

9:15am Friday 11th April 2014

Learning to run was a frustrating process (I started off not being able to run for more than 30 seconds...) but immensely satisfying (that runner’s ‘high’ is, in my eyes, unbeatable!) Soon enough I was running three times a week and ready to take on a charity run.

Malcolm Durrant’s Tower of London Run

News Shopper: Malcom Durrant BHF

8:30am Monday 7th April 2014

As an ex-serviceman I like to think I am in charge of my life. Being in control of your money, fortune or health was drilled into me

Run all over heart disease at the British Heart Foundation’s London 10k Runs

News Shopper: London 10k Runs

10:09am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

If this months’ iconic London Marathon has inspired you to take up running but you don’t fancy starting with a 26 mile challenge, then why not run or jog up to 10k around some of London’s iconic landmarks and green spaces and help the fight heart disease at the same time.

Hannah prepares for her first marathon

News Shopper: Hannah prepares for her first marathon

12:25pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

She took up running just a year ago. Now Hannah Ewen is preparing for her biggest physical challenge yet – her first London Marathon.

Brockley Man Runs London Marathon for MS Society

News Shopper: Brockley Man Runs London Marathon for MS Society

12:23pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

David Sayce, Digital Marketing Consultant from Brockley, is preparing for the sporting challenge of his life – pounding the streets of London in aid of Multiple Sclerosis and the MS Society. Training over the last couple of years has been tough and included the British 10K and Run to the Beat, a half marathon run through Greenwich.

Marathon effort for Blackheath bowel cancer supporter

News Shopper: Marathon effort for Blackheath bowel cancer supporter

12:19pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A full-time mum from Blackheath whose 32 year old husband underwent treatment for bowel cancer last year will be getting into her running shoes and pushing her body to the limit later this month for one of the UK’s biggest annual sporting events, the London Marathon.

Education in Ghana

News Shopper: Education in Ghana

10:29am Friday 28th March 2014

This summer I am taking part in a charity project in conjunction with KickStart Ghana.

Doctor running London Marathon for Get Kids Going! charity

News Shopper: Doctor running London Marathon for Get Kids Going! charity

10:28am Friday 28th March 2014

I'm running in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 13th April to raise money for a charity called Get Kids Going! They provide sports wheelchairs and other support for disabled children that want to do sports. I need to raise at least £2000!

Running for Cancer Research UK.

News Shopper: Running for Cancer Research UK.

4:23pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

On Saturday 24th May I shall be taking part in the London 2Brighton Challenge, a 62.5 mile (100km) run from the Old Deer Park, Richmond to Brighton Racecourse.

Osteopath raising money in memory of principal of Osteopathic College

News Shopper: Osteopath raising money in memory of Principal of Osteopathic College

4:20pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

I am taking part in my first Olympic Distance Triathlon in Ashford on the 15th June 2014, which involves a 1500m open water swim, 40K bike ride and then a 10k run.

The 2014 London Marathon

4:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

On Sunday 13th April 2014, I will be participating in the London Marathon. I have organised an event, Friday 4th April 2014, Pat Nugent & Mustang, Sidcup Working Men’s Club, tickets priced £8. I am organising a raffle for the event too and I am writing to request donations, for the raffle prizes i.e. a bottle of wine, a toy, toiletries, a gift voucher etc.

Sisters trip to South Africa for Charity

News Shopper: Sisters trip to South Africa for Charity

4:15pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

This summer, My sister and I are traveling to South Africa to undergo different charity projects.

The Positive Path - Sunday 27th April 2014

4:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Every year, Bobby Beech, Trustee of The Chartwell Cancer Trust, organises this exciting family event. The Positive Path is a sponsored Walk and Fun Day, which each year commences at Biggin Hill Recreation Ground at 12 noon.

Raise money for Downs Syndrome charity at Cleeve Park School, Sidcup

4:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A teacher at our school Mr Dodsworth grandson was born with Downs Syndrome so we are holding a charity event in school on the 21st March 2014, a cake sale and also selling wrist bands.

A mother's child with Asperger Syndrome

News Shopper: A mothers' child with Asperger Syndrome

4:13pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

When my child was first diagnosed with autism I was upset and shocked although it was a relief to know what the problem was, I was upset, angry and confused. At first it was difficult to take in what this meant for my child and the family.

My girlfriend and I are running the Livability 5K for (Livability) a charity which helps moderate to severe disabled adults with there lives

News Shopper: My girlfriend and I are running the Livability 5K for (Livability) a charity which helps moderate to severe disabled adults with there lives

4:51pm Friday 7th March 2014

On April the 26th, my girlfriend and I will be running the Clapham 5k Livability Race for (Livability) a great charity which helps disabled adults with their lives.

The Great Wall Walk

News Shopper: The Great Wall Walk

4:45pm Friday 7th March 2014

ELTHAM resident Dr Nikki Ramskill, 28, is taking part in a women-only challenge to trek The Great Wall of China, over six days from Jinshanling to Mutianyu and finishing in Beijing. She is fund-raising for the charity Genesis Research Trust, helping women and babies.

Are you doing the Burgess Walk?

News Shopper: Are you doing the Burgess Walk?

4:44pm Friday 7th March 2014

In the spirit of Autism Awareness Month, we will be holding the Burgess Autistic Trust Charity Walk on Sunday 27th April in Farnborough Village, Orpington, and High Elms Country Park between 10am and 2pm.

Father and Daughter Running this years Virgin London Marathon

News Shopper: Father and Daughter Running this years Virgin London Marathon

2:39pm Monday 3rd March 2014

My daughter 25 and I are running this years Virgin London Marathon in April, please see our stories below kirsty is running for the British Heart Foundation.

Countdown begins for the Sport Relief Swimathon at West Wickham Leisure Centre

News Shopper: LOCAL SWIMMERS AT WEST WICKHAM LEISURE CENTRE

2:39pm Monday 3rd March 2014

With the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon just around the corner, West Wickham Leisure Centre is encouraging Bromley locals to take part in their event from 21st – 23rd March 2014. West Wickham Leisure Centre, which is operated by Mytime Active, is one of 600 pools across the UK taking part in the Swimathon.

Heath for Health Schools & Community Fun Run - 27th April 2014

2:36pm Monday 3rd March 2014

John Ball School has teamed up with All Saint’s School to present to you our Heath for Health schools & community Fun Run. The fun run will take place on Blackheath on Sunday 27th April 2014, beginning with a fun and dynamic Dance based warm up from Laura Joyes, a 5km run for adults and families starting at 10:30 am, followed by a one mile race for children at 11:30 am.

Computers 4 Africa Urgent Monitor Appeal

News Shopper: Computers 4 Africa Urgent Monitor Appeal

2:35pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Computers 4 Africa are appealing to the local community to help meet a shortage of second-hand IT equipment.

Running the London Marathon in memory of Beth

12:42pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

In April I will be running the London Marathon (I am 64 years of age).

Running the London Marathon for Whizz-Kidz charity

News Shopper: running the London marathon for Whizz-Kidz charity

1:05pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

I'm crazy enough to be taking part in the London Marathon this year! It's for a great charity. Whizz Kidz provides mobility equipment, and help and advice to children with disabilities and their families.

Face-painting fun at Wilko in Woolwich raises money for Cancer Research UK

News Shopper: FACE PAINTING FUN AT WILKO RAISES MONEY FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK

1:02pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Team members from the Wilko store on Woolwich New Road, Woolwich, have raised £126 for Cancer Research UK by painting the faces of children visiting the store.

Get your running shoes on for Bromley’s Sport Relief Mile

News Shopper: Get your running shoes on for Bromley’s Sport Relief Mile

1:00pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Mytime Active is delighted to announce that the Sport Relief Mile in Bromley will be returning for a third year on Sunday 23rd March at Norman Park.

VIDEO: News Shopper gets a preview of daredevil charity chilli sausage challenge

News Shopper: Aron (left) and Shane are in high spirits as the challenge begins but smiles soon turn to grimaces

4:09pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

“DON’T just have a little bit, take a proper bite,” says Mark. Believing him to be sincere, I do just that and for a moment I can’t work out what all the fuss is about.

VIDEO: Celebrities donate head wear for Woolly Hat Day

News Shopper: BABY’S GOT A TEMPAH: Tinie Tempah

9:07am Tuesday 28th January 2014

PLUMSTEAD rapper Tinie Tempah is among a raft of celebrities backing a homeless charity’s auction.

Charity Day Ashtanga Yoga Classes - 4th January 2014

3:46pm Monday 16th December 2013

In remembrance of their friend and founder, Ozge Karabiyik, Stillpoint Yoga London is holding a day of charity devoted to The Chartwell Cancer Trust.

Charity Day Ashtanga Yoga Classes - 4th January 2014

3:46pm Monday 16th December 2013

In remembrance of their friend and founder, Ozge Karabiyik, Stillpoint Yoga London is holding a day of charity devoted to The Chartwell Cancer Trust.

Millbrook raises more than £2,000 for chYps

News Shopper: Millbrook raises more than £2,000 for chYps

3:45pm Monday 16th December 2013

STAFF at The Millbrook Garden Company recently (November, 2013) presented a cheque for more than £2,000 to its Charity of the Year.

Millbrook raises more than £2,000 for chYps

News Shopper: Millbrook raises more than £2,000 for chYps

3:45pm Monday 16th December 2013

STAFF at The Millbrook Garden Company recently (November, 2013) presented a cheque for more than £2,000 to its Charity of the Year.

The Thrill of Love on February 6

3:50pm Monday 16th December 2013

Bromley Little Theatre Amateur Dramatic Company has generously donated the first preview production of 'The Thrill of Love' on February 6 to the Chartwell Cancer Trust (CCT). The CCT is a registered charity set up to solely fund extra staff at the Chartwell Cancer Unit of The PRUH, Farnborough.

The Thrill of Love

3:50pm Monday 16th December 2013

Bromley Little Theatre Amateur Dramatic Company has generously donated the first preview production of 'The Thrill of Love' to the Chartwell Cancer Trust (CCT). The CCT is a registered charity set up to solely fund extra staff at the Chartwell Cancer Unit of The PRUH, Farnborough.

Movember: If my face persuades men to have a little feel, I'll be happy

News Shopper: Movember: If my face persuades just one man to have a little feel, I'll be happy

11:19am Thursday 14th November 2013

AS my face descends into farce, it is important to remember that I’m not growing this thing for personal taste.

Movember: News Shopper is supporting men's health, are you?

News Shopper: An artist's impression: Shopper's Jim and his Redford 'tache

11:05am Thursday 31st October 2013

EVERY year, millions of guys do their best to sprout quirky facial hair to raise money and awareness for men’s health campaigns.

£800 raised for chYps by Practical Car and Van Rental

News Shopper: £800 raised for chYps by Practical Car and Van Rental

2:35pm Monday 28th October 2013

Practical Car and Van Rental Dartford were DFC match day sponsor on Tuesday 8th October.

Over £2,000 raised for Macmillan at Mytime Active coffee morning

News Shopper: Over £2,000 raised for Macmillan at Mytime Active coffee morning

2:27pm Monday 28th October 2013

Mytime Active is delighted to announce that they have raised £2165 for Macmillan through a coffee morning across its golf and leisure centres UK wide.

Sponsored bike ride by Bromley Rugby Club

News Shopper: Sponsored bike ride by Bromley Rugby Club

2:24pm Monday 28th October 2013

I work at Marjorie McClure Specialist School in Chislehurst and my husband is a member of Bromley Rugby Club.

London to Brighton Challenge: A 100km run/walk/jog from Richmond Park to Brighton Racecourse

News Shopper: The London to Brighton Challenge . A 100km run/walk/jog from Richmond Park to Brighton Racecourse on behalf of the Make A Wish foundation .

2:20pm Monday 28th October 2013

I am trying to make people aware of the important, hard and emotional work carried out by the Make A Wish charity.

Van hire firm raise £800 for charity with football sponsorship

News Shopper: £800 raised for chYps by Practical Car and Van Rental

1:47pm Thursday 10th October 2013

A VAN hire company raised £800 for charity by sponsoring a football match.

West End performer serenades crowd at Basepoint’s charity night

News Shopper: West End performer serenades crowd at Basepoint’s charity night

12:22pm Thursday 26th September 2013

The Old Rectory Business Centre in Northfleet, Kent, recently held a sell-out fundraiser in association with its sponsored charity, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Services (ADSS).

Kent charity Computers 4 Africa’s wins international award

News Shopper: Kent Charity- Computers 4 Africa’s Wins International Award

12:03pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Computers 4 Africa have been awarded a fantastic $5,000 and garnered international recognition for winning the annual Creating IT Futures Foundation’s Philanthropic Challenge.

Say Abracadabra to Cancer - charity magic show

5:08pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Two international magicians from The Magic Circle whose families have been invaded by cancer, have pledged to strike back using their award–winning skills to raise funds in the battle with the disease that claims over 300,000 people in the UK each year.

Sidcup firefighters `climb' Everest for Demelza

5:03pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Last year a neighbouring fire station held a fundraising challenge to climb Mount Everest by means of a fire brigade ladder and this in turn inspired those at E40 Sidcup Blue Watch to follow suit with a slightly different twist - to climb it but on gymnasium air steppers!

Salif Fest 2013 in Catford

News Shopper: Salif Fest 2013 in Catford

4:59pm Thursday 26th September 2013

The sixth Salif Fest will be taking place in Catford. It’s a family day of music, food, celebration, for all people from anywhere with African and other styles of music in memory of the Guinean musician Salif Sylla, who was a resident of Lewisham before his untimely death.

Local Disabled Childrens Charity Run

News Shopper: Local Disabled Childrens Charity Run

4:54pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Kellystore Fun-Raisers are once again organising a Charity 10K/5K Run & Walk in Joydens Wood on Sunday September 29th.

LA Fitness staff and members smash fundraising target

1:59pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

MEMBERS and staff at LA Fitness – including the new branch at Orpington – raised more than £20,000 in a 16 day charity challenge to help people wounded in the military.






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