Category: Marathon

The Big Half: A blog post by Lara Pawson!

Had we known we were going to be racing against Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah, we might never have agreed to run The Big Half on Sunday 10 March. In blissful ignorance, the three of us – that’s me, Julian Richards and Tim Cotton – enthusiastically took up the challenge to run 13.1 miles through…

The Big Half: A Running Success!

On the 4th of March, Team Hope for the Young participated in The Big Half, an exciting half marathon winding its way through the streets of East London! We knew our determined runners would cross the finish line still smiling having participated in this unique race highlighting the diversity and spirit of the city. We…

Half Marathon Walk

Our team of volunteers walked 13 miles (half marathon) along the Dollis Valley Greenwalk on Saturday 25 October 2014 to raise over £23,950 for our new Volunteer Support Project for vulnerable young refugees. The project provides mentors for young people in education struggling to settle into the UK.