Our triumphant #TeamShootingStar certainly don’t do things by halves, well unless they are taking on a Half Marathon that is – as 19 runners enjoyed the scenic surroundings of Surrey to complete the Surrey Half Marathon on Sunday 8th March.
As the countdown to the London Marathon 2020 creeps ever closer, over the past two weekends 19 runners from our 2020 super Shooting Star London Marathon team paid a visit to our hospices, Shooting Star House in Hampton and Christopher’s in Guildford.
On a bright and fresh December morning, three families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices donned their superhero outfits – (with some festive hats thrown in!) to take on the Winter Wonderwheels at Dorney Lake.
It was a weekend full of running, crawling and climbing as 4,500 participants took on the very first Twickenham Stadion Race, with 75 super Spartan’s doing it in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
A crisp and cold November evening acted as the perfect backdrop as some very brave ‘soles’ gathered at Chiswick Park to take on a walk with a difference – The Fire Walk.
The wet weekend certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of our triumphant #TeamShootingStar, as 32 runners (and 1 blow up dinosaur) braved the elements and took on the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday 13 October, raising £20,000 and counting for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
Marking halfway through a year of fantastic fundraising, supported mum Nicky, will be taking on the Royal Parks Half Marathon this weekend in of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, who support her son George.
For most people the perfect start to their birthday would be a nice lie in, perhaps even breakfast in bed, however Jenny Foster, who will be turning 40 this Saturday, has decided she wants to spend her birthday taking on the epic open water challenge Swim Serpentine in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, who support her daughter Gwen.
Spartan Race UK, the leading obstacle race and endurance brand, have announced Shooting Star Children’s Hospices will become the official charity partner for the Windsor Trifecta Weekend in October and the first ever Twickenham Stadion Race held at Twickenham Stadium in November.
It was truly super Saturday on 17th August, as Shooting Star Children’s Hospices very own superheroes The Incredible Team Meader donned their capes and took on the amazing Superhero Tri challenge at Dorney Lake.