Archive for July 2017

Platt Lab to Canoe 40 miles for Charity

The Platt Lab in Oxford are not adverse to taking on a challenge; having joined us in 2014 running from Cardiff to Oxford and we are grateful to them for embarking on yet another one, raising funds for Niemann-Pick UK (http://www.npuk.org) and the NPRF.  For this challenge, they are going to canoe with their families from…

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2017 Ball – Entertainment

We are delighted to announce that Re:Cover will be playing at the NPRF Shaken not Stirred Ball in October. To check them out, visit their Facebook page and make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes ready for some great entertainment on the night!  Tickets selling fast, make sure you don’t miss out!! https://www.facebook.com/pg/Recoverliveband/posts/?ref=page_internal

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Lunch Break!

They are feeling a little drained and battered as they go through the 50K mark.  As they say, only 50 1km runs to go!  If you would like to sponsor their efforts please follow the link below.  Thanks for all the texts of encouragement, we are passing them on! https://mydonate.bt.com/events/nprfracetothestones/441571  

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Half Way!

GOOD LUCK FOR THE NEXT 50K! The Grand Old Running Men of the NPRF They had a whopping 100K to run And when they were only half way there There was 50K to be done! (Verse written by Grandad French)         

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Pit Stop!

Scheduled pit stop number 3!  All still alive!  Moral support turned up on bikes (thanks Al Watts) and with the provisions (thanks Rupert Casey) #RTTS2017 @RaceToTheStones

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Race to the Stones

So they are already an hour and a half into their epic Race and have travelled over 8 1/2 miles!  Thank you to everyone who has got Dave to the start line this week, not exactly the best preparation!  100km in one day is an epic challenge so thank you also to everyone who has…

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New Auction prize- Signed Spurs ball

The NPRF Shaken not Stirred Ball is now only just over 5 weeks away. We’re continuing to add auction prizes; the latest is a signed Spurs football from 2016/2017 season, with a certificate of authenticity and sheet of squad members autographs. Includes stars like Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Erik Lamela and all the other stars…

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Ball Auction prizes- Stewart Lee tickets

We have a pair of tickets to two of Stewart’s shows at the Leicester Square Theatre. The dates are 18th and 19th January 2017 and the shows start at 7pm. Stewart is a very clever comedian who challenges his audience to keep up with his thought provoking humour. Tickets kindly donated by Stewart.

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Ball auction prizes

Preparations for the Ball on 7th October are proceeding well, we now have entertainment book (a band and disco- more details to follow) and we are gathering some great auction prizes. We’ll highlight some of the prizes over the coming weeks to give you a taste of what to expect. Thanks to Stewart Goold for…

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