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raised of £5,000 target by 208 supporters

    Weʼve raised £5,895 to raise money for blOKes, HELP US, HELP THEM.

    Funded on Thursday, 12th May 2022

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    We are doing this to raise awareness for mens mental health. Now is the time to help especially in these times of hardship, we want to give support to those who are in need.

    Our story is simple and starts now, eleven good friends who want to make a difference. Our aim is to raise £5000 by running the length from Birmingham to Sedbergh as a collective. This is not about us wanting to feel good about ourselves, it's much more. We believe friendship is everything and many of you will have friends and family that have suffered from this invisible illness and struggle. So why not help, the time is now, we will all do are bit.Those who are reading this message, the ball is in your court. No matter how little or large the donation is, you might just have changed or saved somebody's life.


    This run will be completed over road and fell. It will take place on the 27th of February. These are the names of the boys running/supporting below,

    Ben Ogden, Sam Foster, Freddie Hill, James Peart, Finlay Kelleher, Evan Williams, Mathew Harrison, Nicholas Kelly, Max Winskill, Thomas Aspinwall, George Barnes.

    All proceeds will go towards blOKes, a registered community interest company (CIC) that provides men (16+) with a safe, supportive and non-judgemental platform to open up about their mental health, connect with others and tell a #MaleTale. “While conversations surrounding mental health are becoming more commonplace among men, we understand and appreciate that it can be difficult to vocalise thoughts and feelings sometimes. Via the blOKes forum, we aim to offer men the chance to share experiences, stories, guidance, tips, and advice with likeminded individuals, as well as connecting men from across the world.” More information on their incredible resources can be found via their website -

    About | blOKes

    While conversations around mental health are becoming more common and accepted, there is still a taboo surrounding men speaking openly and honestly about their feelings - this is what drives us to ...



    • Ben Ogden1 year ago
      Ben Ogden

      Ben Ogden

      1 year ago

      Thank you for all the support so far, it's been amazing.

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    • Iona Turner

      Iona Turner

      Apr 21, 2022

      Well done boys. Fantastic effort for a great causeIOna x


    • The Seymours

      The Seymours

      Mar 8, 2022

      Well done boys! Top effort!


    • The Glanvilles

      The Glanvilles

      Mar 1, 2022

      Really impressive!


    • David & Maggie

      David & Maggie

      Mar 1, 2022


    • Anonymous


      Feb 28, 2022

    • Barnard Family

      Barnard Family

      Feb 28, 2022

      Well done

    • The Jacksons

      The Jacksons

      Feb 28, 2022

      Go Finlay ! All our love Stuart, Gail, Neve, Cate and Tom


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