MDS UK

Fundraising Events (Past)

See here the list of all Fundraising events in the past – organised by patients and families to support MDS UK and help sustain the work we do and the services we offer.

Thank you to all involved in past – current and future events – we could not do it without your help!!

  • Apr13

    Russell Marathon Time – Round 2

    The big LONDON MARATHON 2014 Russell has managed his second marathon! Here are some of the pictures we took. Glorious – though exhausted finisher on the left – with wife Susan and daughter Gee.           NOW … PLEASE HELP US SUPPORT HIM FOR EDINBURGH IN JUST….5 WEEKS TIME! Especially in person […]


    Starts: 13 April, 2014 @ 8:00 am

    Place: London, UK


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  • Mar13

    3 marathons for 3 transplants – Round 1

    3 marathons for 3 transplants ! Russell Cook is now on an epic triple whammy marathon challenge this year! If you don’t yet know Russell – please check our website for previous events – we have many! To celebrate his 3 year transplant anniversary (from his 3 transplants) he has scheduled a mammuth 3 marathons: […]


    Starts: 13 March, 2014 @ 8:00 am


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  • Dec29

    Molly Smith’s headshave!

    Update – post head-shave! Here is Molly and her brilliant new short crop after she has had her long blond hair shaved off – to raise awareness and funds for both MDS – and Breast Cancer. She has raised a phenomenal £3000 – and hopes to still collect a bit more. So if you have […]


    Starts: 29 December, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: Essex


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  • Dec14

    Musical event

    Musical event – 14 December 2013 We have a new event, organised by Paul Ungi. Details to be confirmed very soon. This is his Virgin Money Giving site: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/KIWI-THROTTLERS Hi, thanks for visiting OUR page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor US and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is […]


    Starts: 14 December, 2013 @ 8:00 pm


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  • Oct27

    Sue & Colin do the BUPA Great South Run!

    UPDATE 10 Nov 2013 Here is now the detailed update – in Sue’s own words – describing the gales encountered towards the finish – with 2 new photos: “We drove to Portsmouth with some trepidation, knowing the worst storm in 20 years had been predicted and it was going to hit the South coast first. […]


    Starts: 27 October, 2013 @ 8:00 am


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  • Oct27

    After Windsor, Russell now tackles BUPA Great South Run

    Update 28/10/13 Master Runner Cook has also outdone himself at the BUPA South Run in Portsmouth – taking the gales in his stride and looking like it was a gentle promenade by the sea- we have the photo to prove it! Official time of just over 2 hours! Fantastic result – and brilliant fundraising too […]


    Starts: 27 October, 2013 @ 8:00 am

    Place: Portsmouth, UK


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  • Oct25

    Ray Howell’s headshave!

    Ray Howell’s headshave! This is an amazing awareness and fundraising story for MDS.  We are so grateful to Ray for planning this so well – and for the help of all his colleagues, family and all his fabulous customers! You are all amazing! This is the story – Ray, a butcher from Birmingham and MDS […]


    Starts: 25 October, 2013 @ 8:00 am

    Place: Birmingham, Solihull


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  • Oct06

    Victoria’s Mile Swim

    UPDATE 28/10/13 We have heard from Victoria’s Mum that the sponsored swim was a great success as Victoria finished amongst the top swimmers! So far she has also raised over £450 for her mile swim. We have several photos – taken from her Virgin Money Giving site. Click on her Virgin Money Giving link for […]


    Starts: 6 October, 2013 @ 8:00 am


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  • Sep15

    Jonathan Maxted – Great North Run

    Jonathan Maxted is doing the Great North Run on the 15th September – in memory of his Granddad. He has set up a Virgin Money Giving page for donations for MDS UK: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JonathanMaxted Here are a few words from Jonathan: A day after my Birthday in February 2009 I lost a very special Granddad to MyeloDysplastic Syndrome which […]


    Starts: 15 September, 2013 @ 8:00 am


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  • Sep08

    Kate and Beth Run to the Beat

    We just heard that 2 more fabulous members of the Brown-Lowe gang are to take part in a great fundraising event – Run to the Beat Half Marathon on 08/09/13! Kate and Beth are training – very hard – to be well prepared for the event! Do read up on their slightly less conventional exercise […]


    Starts: 8 September, 2013 @ 8:00 am


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