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Maria and Amie’s marathon story: Mum and daughter take on marathon challenge together

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Maria Hutty is putting herself through her paces to run the Virgin Money London Marathon. Taking on the epic challenge before she turns 50, Maria will also be joined by her daughter Amie as they run together.

CLIC Sargent social worker taking on London Marathon for families and young people she supports

Tuesday 23 April 2019

CLIC Sargent social worker Lucy Hill, will be running her first London Marathon this year for the children and young people with cancer who she supports. Lucy is in a unique position to understand what these young people are going through, as she herself was supported as a young adult by CLIC Sargent 10 years ago, when she was treated for Lymphoma. This experience later motivated her to work for the charity.

Young widow takes on marathon challenge in memory of his wife

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Tim's wife Primrose was diagnosed with terminal cancer just a few months into their relationship. After getting married and ticking off her bucket list, Tim is taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon in her memory.

Henry’s London Marathon story: Running in memory of 4-year-old son Douglas

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Henry, a dad and electrician from Ely, is running in memory of his 3 year old son Douglas who passed away last year after being diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Henry signed up for the challenge because he wanted to improve his physical and mental well-being after losing Douglas and to raise funds for CLIC Sargent

Mum makes running the London Marathon her mission in memory of her 17-year-old daughter

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Emma Furneaux lost all motivation after her daughter Elisha passed away. While watching the London Marathon last year, Emma thought of her daughter who lost her ability to walk before she died and decided to sign up to run the marathon and raise vital funds for CLIC Sargent.

Toby’s marathon story: From having his windpipe blocked by tumours to running 26.2 miles

Thursday 18 April 2019

Toby Bentley, 25, received a shock diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma on the day of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2017. Two years on, and now cancer free, Toby is taking on the 26.2 miles challenge in aid of CLIC Sargent.

J D Wetherspoon hits £17million milestone in support of children and young people with cancer

Monday 15 April 2019

J D Wetherspoon staff and customers have continued the pub chain’s incredible fundraising efforts for CLIC Sargent to reach a fantastic £17 million for children and young people with cancer

Football fan Owain meets the Welsh football team

Thursday 11 April 2019

10-year old football fan Owain, who was diagnosed with cancer when he was just four years old, was ‘made up’ when he got to meet the Welsh football team recently.

Dorking cancer survivor secures place on law course to follow her dream of becoming a solicitor thanks to charity

Tuesday 9 April 2019

A young woman from Dorking, whose dream to become a solicitor was thrown into doubt after she received a shock cancer diagnosis, has finally secured a place on a law conversion course thanks to a grant from the charity that supported her while she was unwell.

Maisie on her graduation day

CLIC Sargent and Contact join forces to increase service offer for children and young people with cancer

Tuesday 2 April 2019

CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and Contact, the charity for families with disabled children, have announced a new partnership which will see families of young cancer patients able to access the various support services Contact provides.

CLIC Sargent and Contact (L-R CLIC Sargent's Michelle Vernon and Andrew Cooper, Contact's Anne Brook and Alex Pook)