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Nantwich marathon man prepares for charity ultra-run

Nantwich marathon man prepares for charity ultra-run

By Jonathan White
Nantwich marathon runner Paul Dean is preparing for a fund-raising ultra-run challenge on June 21.

The dad and teaching assistant, 43, has been on a gruelling training programme in preparation for the 24-hour ultra-run challenge in aid of Cancer Research UK.

June 12, 2024
Nantwich accountant gives bumper boost to charity after marathon run

Nantwich accountant gives bumper boost to charity after marathon run

A Nantwich accountant has raised a big sum for charity after running in her first marathon.

Mother-of-two Jen Johnson, an Associate Director at Afford Bond Chartered Accountants took part in the Manchester Marathon in April to raise money for two charities close to her heart.

May 13, 2024
Nantwich charity runner trains for four marathons in 24 hours

Nantwich charity runner trains for four marathons in 24 hours


A Nantwich dad is in a gruelling training regime to try and complete four marathons in 24 hours in aid of Cancer Research.

Paul Dean, a teaching assistant, has previously raised thousands of pounds for charities by running 10 marathons in 10 days and a 24-hour running challenge.

April 14, 2024
Nantwich accountant’s marathon effort to support Cheshire charities

Nantwich accountant’s marathon effort to support Cheshire charities

A Nantwich accountant is set to go the extra mile to raise cash for charities close to her heart.

Mother-of-two Jen Johnson, an Associate Director at Afford Bond Chartered Accountants, is hard in training for the Manchester Marathon in April when hundreds will take to the streets of the city to run 26.2 miles.

March 5, 2024
Nantwich man completes double-marathon for children’s charity

Nantwich man completes double-marathon for children’s charity

By Jonathan White
A runner from Nantwich has completed a double marathon to raise money for a children’s hospital.

Charles Boughton, 27, completed the b52.5 miles at Barony Park in Nantwich in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

March 2, 2024
Nantwich man defies diabetes to complete marathon for charity

Nantwich man defies diabetes to complete marathon for charity

A Nantwich man has defied the odds to complete his first marathon.

Jack Maclennan, 22, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes six years ago which mum Lisa said badly impacted his health.

November 28, 2023
Nantwich accountant’s cycling marathon for children’s toy appeal

Nantwich accountant’s cycling marathon for children’s toy appeal

A Nantwich accountant is totting up the proceeds after completing a gruelling cycling marathon to raise money for a children’s toy appeal.

Peter O’malley, a director at Afford Bond, was part of a team who completed the Giro D’Italia conquering a gruelling 2,300 miles across Italy with steep climbs, adverse weather and sickness along the way.

June 23, 2023
FEATURE: Goals that you can achieve this year

FEATURE: Goals that you can achieve this year

Setting goals is a really important thing to do. When you set a clear goal, it gives you a real push to work hard towards that.

Of course, there are going to be plenty of brief ideas you have in your mind of goals that you want to achieve.

May 15, 2023
Nantwich Running Club members complete Rome Marathon

Nantwich Running Club members complete Rome Marathon

By Jonathan White
Five female members of Nantwich Running Club have completed the Rome Marathon.

The race on Saturday started in front of the Colosseum, the main symbol of the city.

March 21, 2023
Talented Nantwich marathon runner joins Team GB

Talented Nantwich marathon runner joins Team GB

By Jonathan White
A talented athlete from Nantwich has been selected to represent Team GB at Duathlon championships in the next 12 months.

Katie Latham recently finished the Manchester Marathon with a personal best time of 3 hours 10 minutes, placing her in the top 30 for her F35 age group.

May 11, 2022
Vintage tractor plough raises over £12,000 for prostate cancer charity

Vintage tractor plough raises over £12,000 for prostate cancer charity

By Jonathan White
A fundraising marathon vintage tractor ploughathon took place at Aston, near Wrenbury, has helped raise a huge £12,000 for charity.

The “3 Men and a Furrow” 24-hour vintage tractor ploughathon involved three friends – Ian Bulkeley, Fred Mottram and Gary Walker.

May 1, 2022
Marathon effort raises £2000 for Wistaston boy battling cancer

Marathon effort raises £2000 for Wistaston boy battling cancer

A fund to support a Wistaston boy suffering from a rare form of bone cancer has been given a £2,000 boost thanks to a novice Nantwich runner!

Ed Potts began training for the London Marathon earlier this year and when the event was cancelled due to Covid he ran around South Cheshire instead to raise money for Georgy Capener.

December 1, 2020
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