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Fundraising stories
9 Apr 2024

Georgina’s story: running the London Marathon 2024

Georgina is running the London Marathon to raise money for children with SEND. Read her story.

Shane is wearing a Kids vest and also headphones
Fundraising stories
29 Feb 2024

Training for the London Marathon: Shane’s story

Shane is taking on the London Marathon with team Kids. Read on to find out why he chose to support Kids, and how his training is going.

Terry is at the London Marathon, holding onto his phone with earphones in one ear. He is wearing a blue vest with the old Kids logo on it.
Fundraising stories
8 Jan 2020

London Marathon Fundraising: Terry’s Top Tips

Read about Terry's top fundraising tips for the London Marathon.

Josie is in her sports gear, holding onto her bike. She is in a green area with a forest in the background. There are other people grouped together and holding bikes.
Fundraising stories
17 Jul 2019

Taking on a 100-mile cycle ride for Kids

Josie writes about why she signed up to the Ride London cycling challenge for Kids, and how her training is going.

Andy is celebrating after the London Marathon. He is wearing a Kids t-shirt and his medal. He is in some kind of forest area.
Fundraising stories
20 Feb 2019

London Marathon: Andy’s fundraising tips

Andy is one of 40 people taking part in the London Marathon this year. He shares his best fundraising tips.

Fundraising stories
13 Apr 2018

Taking on the London Marathon for team Kids

Richard shares why he decided to join team Kids for the London Marathon.