London Marathon

Why I’m running the London Marathon for MIND in Croydon

Posted on February 1st, by Tommy Newman in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

One Croydonian is putting on his running shoes to support mental health and well-being in the local community

“How are you today?”. “Good”. “OK”. “Fine”, comes the expected reply. But this week, it’s time to consider probing a bit further if you think that might not be the case.

That’s because Thursday 2nd February is Time to Talk Day, an annual day led by mental health charity … Read More »

Coulsdon ex-soldier tackles London marathon for military charity

Posted on April 27th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

An ex-Army Defence Analyst from Surrey is tackling the London Marathon to raise funds for Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-Service men and women.

Release begins: Ben Goodlad, aged 30, and from Coulsdon, chose to fundraise for the charity as a way of honouring the bravery of his grandfather who fought in the Second World War and his comrades he served with in Iraq.

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