CHICKS welcomes new Board members
We are pleased to announce the appointment of seven new trustees to CHICKS' Board. The new members,…Read more
Last Sunday (13 October), three budding runners participated in London's Royal Parks Half Marathon for #TeamCHICKS, raising over £2,000 to enable more disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people in the UK to attend a CHICKS break.
Alex Hirons, Jennifer Morton and Matt Hollings each completed the 13.1-mile run, which takes in many of Central London's most famous landmarks and four of the capital's Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Gardens.
At the time of publishing, the three #TeamCHICKS runners had raised a combined total of £2,233 including Gift Aid, all surpassing their individual fundraising targets! This money will help fund more CHICKS respite breaks in the future, giving more young people aged 8-17 living in difficult circumstances the break from home they so desperately need.
Alex, pictured above, completed the Royal Parks Half Marathon in 2:21:07. Matt finished in 1:53:45 and Jennifer clocked in at 2:04:42.
Thank you so much to all three #TeamCHICKS runners for your incredible efforts! You can still contribute to their fundraising campaigns here: Alex's campaign, Jennifer's campaign, Matt's campaign. If you would like to run, cycle, skydive or anything else for CHICKS, visit our Challenge Events page.