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!!

  • Jun27

    Grand Union Challenge – Andy Houghton

    Andy Houghton’s – Grand Union Challenge! 27th June 2015 – Participants will Walk, Jog, Run down the Grand Union Canal from Paddington to Bletchley. Andy’s and some of his friends and colleagues in the Leicestershire area have an  amazing history of wonderful fundraising events.  This time though he chose to fundraise for us – as […]


    Starts: 27 June, 2015 @ 8:00 am


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  • Jun14

    Bracknell Forest Flyers Marathon Relay – 14/6/15

    Another team is gathering to support Glyn Jones, who was diagnosed with MDS last year and very recently had his stem cell transplant. The Bracknell Forest Flyers are a team made up of Glyn’s colleagues and friends at Public Health, Bracknell Forest Council. To support Glyn, they decided to enter Purple Patch Running 26.2 Team Relay Challenge, and as […]


    Starts: 14 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

    Place: Braywick Sports Ground, Maidenhead


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  • Jun07

    The Turks Head 10km Fun Run

    Paul and Joanne Sinton-Hewitt on the Bearcat Running Club & The Turks Head 10K and a few words from Caitlin Limmer from Neena Bhawon on Vimeo. UPDATE – post run Watch the fantastic video above of Caitlin and the Turks Head Run. With interviews of why this run takes place every year – and why […]


    Starts: 7 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am

    Place: Riverside, Twickenham, Surrey TW1 3DN


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  • May30

    Tandem Skydive from 10,000ft – Daniel Punt (date tbc)

    Daniel Punt is joining the army of friends and family of Gavin Hepburn fundraising for MDS UK   May 08 update: weather postponement Due to dangerous winds, it was not possible for the event to take place on May 3rd. The date of May 30th has been added as a placeholder: as soon as a […]


    Starts: 30 May, 2015 @ 8:00 am


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  • May02

    Isle of Wight Challenge – The Great Wight Hope’s

     Isle of Wight Challenge, 2nd – 3rd May, 2015   May 2015 UPDATE We are truly grateful to the truly GREAT Wight Hope team who managed to complete their Quarter Island Challenge, despite tough weather, without loosing smiles on their faces. Their commitment and dedication helped raise a staggering sum of almost £ 5,500  for our charity, […]


    Starts: 2 May, 2015 @ 8:00 am

    Ends: 3 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: Isle of Wight


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  • May02

    Isle of Wight – Boots n Bergans

    Due to the powers that be…greedy corporate folk, some of my clips have been removed as I used certain tunes to emphasise and improve viewing pleasure, all have been voiced over so I do not understand the issue concerned…so enjoy this one and I hope it doesn’t get removed by face false!!!Team Boots n Bergans […]


    Starts: 2 May, 2015 @ 8:00 am

    Place: Isle of Wight


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  • Apr26

    Virgin London Marathon – Daniel Holah

    Virgin London Marathon 2015 – Runner Daniel Holah   POST MARATHON UPDATE: Despite the injury Daniel made us proud with his record breaking marathon run for our charity – He did it in 3 hours and 22 minutes!   Thanks to multi-talented Ian Redpath from TFL, MDS UK now has a theme song to accompany […]


    Starts: 26 April, 2015 @ 8:00 am


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  • Apr26

    A further London Marathon runner!!

    POST MARATHON UPDATE: Another fantastic achievement from the marathon veteran – Kevin Dwyer. He completed the London Marathon in 4 hours and 14 minutes, in great spirits. Kevin, you make it look so easy! London Marathon runner Kevin Dwyer from mds patient support on Vimeo. A further London Marathon Runner for MDS UK – Superb!!! Brave […]


    Starts: 26 April, 2015 @ 8:00 am


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  • Apr26

    Fabulous third Marathon runner!

    POST MARATHON UPDATE: We are so proud of Georgina, who’s our youngest and only female Marathon Runner this year! This is her first marathon ever and she did it in 5 hours and 7 minutes – You go girl! Georgina was inspired to enter the marathon and do something she doesn’t like, by her father – […]


    Starts: 26 April, 2015 @ 8:00 am


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  • Apr26

    London Runner Number 4 – Romit Basu!!!

    POST MARATHON UPDATE: Completing the success of Team MDS  was Romit Basu, with yet another fantastic result – 5 hours and 25 minutes! We are so proud!   Fourth London Marathon runner joins TEAM MDS! First time marathon runner Romit Basu has just accepted to run the Virgin London Marathon 2015 for MDS UK. We […]


    Starts: 26 April, 2015 @ 8:00 am


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