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Nantwich charity founder, 82, follows in Captain Tom’s footsteps!

Nantwich charity founder, 82, follows in Captain Tom’s footsteps!

An 82-year-old Nantwich man who founded an international charity, is following in Captain Tom Moore’s footsteps by raising vital funds with a marathon walk in his garden!

David Maidment is the founder of the Railway Children, an international children’s charity based in Sandbach.

April 28, 2020
Nantwich woman to tackle marathon after life-changing spinal surgery

Nantwich woman to tackle marathon after life-changing spinal surgery

A Nantwich woman is to tackle a marathon and a gruelling 10-day trek to Machu Picchu – despite undergoing life-changing spinal surgery.

March 4, 2020
Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

A director at Leighton Hospital ran a marathon to raise money for a baby bereavement suite appeal.

Julie Tunney, director of nursing at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, completed the Mallorca marathon to raise money for the “Lost Little Ones” appeal.

October 15, 2019
Runners tackle South Cheshire 20 road race

Runners tackle South Cheshire 20 road race

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘South Cheshire 20’ road race helped competitors prepare for the autumn and winter season.

The 20 mile race was held yesterday (September 1) with the start and finish at Shavington Sports Centre.

September 2, 2019
Grieving Nantwich man to tackle three marathons in aid CRY charity

Grieving Nantwich man to tackle three marathons in aid CRY charity

Nantwich man Simon Richardson has suffered more bereavement in the last three years than most do in a lifetime.

But now he’s fighting back by tackling three Marathons to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

March 4, 2019
Musical “No Miracles Here” set for Crewe Lyceum performance

Musical “No Miracles Here” set for Crewe Lyceum performance

A dance marathon in a northern town forms the backdrop for a foot-stomping and thought-provoking new musical that comes to Crewe Lyceum as part of a UK tour.

No Miracles Here is on a 15-date national tour in spring 2019, and arrives at Crewe Lyceum Studio on Saturday March 23.

March 1, 2019
Willaston dad completes 5-marathon challenge in aid of Bloodwise

Willaston dad completes 5-marathon challenge in aid of Bloodwise

Family and friends stepped out for a Willaston dad to complete a five-marathon challenge and raise funds in memory of his dad.

Paul Dean, 36, organised the 130-mile adventure in a 24-hour period in aid of Bloodwise, formerly Leukaemia Research.

July 4, 2017
Kumon Nantwich centre to stage fun Maths marathon

Kumon Nantwich centre to stage fun Maths marathon

Nantwich Kumon Study Centre is hoping young brain-boxes will rise to the challenge when it stages a ‘Maths Marathon’.

The centre will be opening its doors to local families for the “Mathathon” this Saturday September 3 at Nantwich Library.

August 30, 2016
Nantwich man, 63, tackles world’s most gruelling race across Sahara

Nantwich man, 63, tackles world’s most gruelling race across Sahara

A Nantwich man is tackling one of the most gruelling races on the globe – and is the second oldest Brit competing!

Richard Balukiewicz, 63, is testing his body in the ultimate in human endurance – the Marathon Des Sables across the Sahara Desert.

April 10, 2015
Nantwich dad rides 75km mountain challenge for MRI scanner appeal

Nantwich dad rides 75km mountain challenge for MRI scanner appeal

A 40-year-old Nantwich dad is in training for a 75km bike marathon in the Welsh mountains to raise money for a £1 million hospital appeal. Simon Warbrook, of Stapeley, will tackle a challenging route starting and finishing in Rhayader, the gateway to the spectacular Elan Valley in Mid Wales.

May 16, 2014
Nantwich college worker’s London Marathon fundraiser for NWAA

Nantwich college worker’s London Marathon fundraiser for NWAA

A Nantwich college worker put his best foot forward in the 2013 Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for a prominent local charity. Mark Hardy, student services coordinator at Reaseheath College, ran in aid of North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) and hopes to raise £2,000.

May 4, 2013
Nantwich runner finishes Boston Marathon moments before bomb horror

Nantwich runner finishes Boston Marathon moments before bomb horror

A Nantwich marathon runner told how he was lucky to be alive after competing in the ill-fated Boston Marathon. Glen Mason had just finished the race when the two bomb blasts rocked the city centre, killing three and seriously injuring hundreds more.

April 18, 2013
Hundreds pay tribute at funeral of tragic marathon runner John Lawton

Hundreds pay tribute at funeral of tragic marathon runner John Lawton

Family, friends, colleagues and fellow runners paid a moving tribute to tragic marathon man John Lawton at his funeral today. They gathered in their hundreds to remember the 62-year-old South Cheshire man who died while competing in a race in Greece.

September 10, 2012