Jack Armstrong runs the London Marathon 2016
Alexander's friend, Jack (25) successfully completed the London Marathon on 26th April 2016 raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust in Alex's memory. This was Jack's first ever marathon, but as 'poster boy' for the TCT in this event, Jack wanted to do his part for raising funds for this great charity. A massive £4,917 (inc gift aid) was raised and donations can still be made through this link.
Steven Silver runs the London Marathon 2016
Steven (54), long time university friend of Alexander's Dad, Tim also successfully completed he London Marathon on 26th April 2016. Running on behalf of the BCRT, this was also Steven's first marathon. Steven was the third of Tim's Durham friends to have taken up this challenge. Stuart Mason and Andy McLennaghan successfully completing the 26 miles for the BCRT in 2015 and 2013 respectively. In addition to the £4,197 (inc gift aid) raised through Steven's justgiving page, his employer Weightmans also raised an additional £1,031 for the BCRT through a charity auction. Donations can still be made through Steven's justgiving page through this link .
Pink Party V - the best yet!
The fifth installment of the Pink Party event was held on Saturday April 9th 2016 and a great evening was enjoyed by the sell out crowd of 250 people. Once again, the Sitwell Park Golf Club hosted the evening with local mod/ska/rock band Handsome Dan and the Mavericks playing two live sets to a very appreciative audience. With ticket sales and money raised through a raffle and a charity auction on the evening, over £3,100 was raised for the BCRT. An additional £1,000 was donated by HSBC plc. A total of £4,100 is a new record for fundraising at the annual Pink Party.
Breaking News. Pink Party VI coming April 8th 2017