All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘london marathon’

Marissa At The London Marathon

A blog from intern Marissa on her day at the London Marathon

Marissa is a student from the United States and has been interning for I CAN before she returns home for the summer. Here she writes about her first experience at the London Marathon, and what it meant for her. “Go, go, go, you can do it!” someone shouted to my left. All around, crowds of people from all walks of …

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Virgin London Marathon

An amazing day at the Virgin Money London Marathon!

We would like to say a big thank you to all those who participated in the Virgin Money London Marathon for I CAN! Taking place on Sunday 13th April, it was a fantastic day with 23 marathon runners taking part on our behalf. Our marathon runners have been training and fundraising since October last year in order to cover the …

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Guest blog from Henry Grafton-Grattan

This year I am running the London Marathon and my wife Susie is running the Bath Half Marathon.  Not wanting to miss out, our two boys, Angus and Rory, along with granny and granddad, will also be doing the Family Fun Run at Bath. This is in part a response to a midlife crisis as we both hit 40 this …

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Guest blog: Heather Green from Liss Junior School, Hampshire

We began the Communication Triathlon fortnight with an opening ceremony/assembly. We had banner bearers for Thinking, Talking, Teamwork. We tried to learn a new word everyday and each class completed several of the activities. They chose their favourite to share with the rest of the school in our closing ceremony/assembly. At the end, 45 children (11 with Moderate Learning Difficulties) …

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BBC Newsround presenter completes her first marathon in under six hours

Leah Gooding, presenter of CBBC’s Newsround programme, completed the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday in 5 hours 56 minutes and 48 seconds for I CAN. Sunday saw the fulfilment of a lifelong dream of Leah’s to run a marathon. She chose to use the experience to support I CAN, the children’s communication charity, which has helped her nephew to speak …

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