Kathrin’s Australian marathon

By |February 26th, 2015|

Taking the #themidlifecrisischallenge to the other side of the world, Vincent’s sister, Kathrin, is going to be running a marathon around one of Australia’s most famous and breath-taking landmarks, Uluru!  Kathrin is a renowned artist in Australia and has used her talents to raise a great deal of money and awareness for charities over the years. She has worked particularly closely […]

Werner’s 400 mile cycle

By |February 26th, 2015|

Vincent’s step-father and Hannah’s American ‘Opa’, Werner Beck, joined the #themidlifecrisischallenge by deciding to cycle 400 miles by March 2015. Unlike Vincent, he has been actually cycling outside, around his local community in Florida. Werner has now completed his almighty cycling challenge and has raised the impressive total of $4110! Huge thanks to Werner for his efforts and to Uschi, Vincent’s […]

Heather’s Half Marathon

By |February 26th, 2015|

Vincent’s wonderful boss and director of International Development at the Salvation Army, Heather Poxon, has challenged herself to run the St Albans half marathon on 14th June 2015. Heather originally intended to do a 5km run, but she unwittingly signed up for the half marathon instead and has decided to honour her error and do the whole thing :)

Heather started her […]

Emily’s Losing 40lbs!

By |February 26th, 2015|

Our lovely friend and ongoing supporter, Emily Hodge, has joined the Mid-Life Crisis Challenge’s ’40’ theme, and set herself the almighty challenge of losing 40lbs! She has made an incredible start already, has lost 10lbs in the first month alone, and is doing a great job of raising awareness and money at the same time.

Emily has two gorgeous daughters herself […]

Simon Langton Girls’ School

By |February 26th, 2015|

Twenty years ago, I was in the sixth form of Simon Langton Girls’ School and was proud to be one of two Heads of Charity, responsible for choosing and promoting charities and organising fundraisers for our school’s chosen groups. Little did I know that twenty years later, I would be back at the girls’ school, asking them […]

Kent College Secondary School

By |February 26th, 2015|

Last year, my somewhat relentless mum wrote to every secondary school in the Canterbury area to pitch for their support of Reverse Rett. My own connection with Kent College goes back to my school days, when I regularly played against their sports teams, and then later to 2001 when I became a teacher and house tutor there.

Thanks to Mum’s pitch […]