Tag Archive for 'Roger Allsopp'

Roger Allsopp appointed patron of Skipton Swimarathon

February 6th, 2013 by Skipton International Ltd

Skipton Swimarathon has appointed Roger Allsopp as its first patron in time for the 2013 event, which takes place between 2 and 6 October 2013. Roger was an inspirational choice as last year’s Ambassador, becoming the public face of the event. Hailed as one of the Independent newspaper’s 100 outstanding people whose charitable work makes […]

Time to give money pledged to Skipton Swimarathon swimmers

October 11th, 2012 by Skipton International Ltd

The 36th annual Skipton Swimarathon was a great success. During the five days of the 2012 event from 3 to 7 October 2012, over 170 teams swam more than 500 kilometres. The enormous task of collecting funds pledged now starts in earnest, whilst a large amount was collected during the event, team captains are encouraged […]

Still time to enter team in Skipton Swimarathon to raise money for Guernsey Cardiac Action Group

October 5th, 2012 by Skipton International Ltd

The 2012 Skipton Swimarathon got off to a bang on Wednesday 3 October at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre and again on 4 October with the first of two “At large” events held in schools. So far, 30 teams have swum to raise funds for this year’s Guernsey Cardiac Action Group appeal, bringing in over £6,000 […]

Skipton Swimarathon open to all to support worthy cause

September 27th, 2012 by Skipton International Ltd

Roger Allsopp, Skipton Swimarathon Ambassador, will be entering three teams into this year’s event – the Channel Swimmers, the Support Crew Team and the Guernsey Masters. The Channel Swimmers Roger, Davey le Marquand, Iain Lowe, Bec Simmons and Naomi Wakeford are all acclaimed open water swimmers. Roger is very excited about this year’s event which […]

Join MUG’s coastal family fun fund raising bike ride on 14 October 2012

September 26th, 2012 by Male Uprising in Guernsey

The inaugural Dominion Fund Management MUG Bike Ride, sponsored by Dominion Fund Management, has been rescheduled for Sunday 14 October 2012. The 12 mile family-friendly coastal bike ride is open to everyone from seven years up and will follow Guernsey’s scenic coast-line including paths never before opened to the public. The ride starts at 9 […]

Still time to enter a team for Skipton Swimarathon at Beau Sejour from 3 to 7 October 2012 to raise funds for Guernsey Cardiac Action Group

September 20th, 2012 by Skipton International Ltd

The Skipton Swimarathon will be held at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre from 3 October to 7 October 2012. It is open to teams of four or more people.  Form a team from school, family, friends, work or clubs, and choose a captain, and start collecting sponsorship. Places are filling up fast, especially on the Sunday […]

MUG’s mountain bike ride on 7 July 2012 to help conquer male cancers

June 23rd, 2012 by Richard Lord

“We came up with the idea for a mountain bike ride in support of Male Uprising in Guernsey in February 2011,” Ian Brown of Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop said. “We wanted to do something like the Pink Ladies and we wanted to do it for men. A mountain bike ride around the coast seemed a […]

MUG charity supports men and their families affected by male cancers

February 14th, 2012 by Male Uprising in Guernsey

Male Uprising In Guernsey (MUG) – a new and much-needed Guernsey Charitable Trust – aims to raise awareness of male prostate, testicular and bowel cancer, and encourage men to get tested and treated earlier. The Male Uprising In Guernsey takes its inspiration from the phenomenal work already done for breast cancer by the Pink Ladies. […]