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9 Sep 2018

OUR AMAZING GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Thank you to everyone who ran in today’s Great North Run to raise funds for us – and to everyone who supported them. As ever, it was a very special day and Sir Bobby’s family and friends
8 Sep 2018

WE ARE THE GREAT NORTH RUN

This weekend is a very special one for our Foundation. Today, Mini, Junior and 5km Great North Runners will be pulling on trainers and getting involved in what, for many, will be their first ‘proper’ race. And
21 Aug 2018

10 RUNS FOR 10 YEARS OF THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

Football writer, George Caulkin, is one of our most dedicated Patrons. He supports our charity in any way he can and this year, to celebrate our 10th anniversary, he decided to undertake a personal running challenge to
18 Aug 2018

TICKETS RELEASED FOR POPULAR CHRISTMAS EVENT

Christmas has arrived early as tickets go on sale for the seventh annual celebrity-packed Yuletide extravaganza that is Christmas at the Cathedral. This year, the Christmas at the Cathedral concert will take place on Thursday, December 13
13 Aug 2018

THREE DAYS FOR BOBBY CYCLISTS COMPLETE THEIR CHALLENGE

A huge well done to our Three Days for Bobby cyclists, who completed their ride from Newcastle to Lancaster on Saturday (11 August). The group of friends describe themselves as ‘not exactly athletes’ and have undertaken nine
9 Aug 2018

THREE DAYS FOR BOBBY

A regular fundraising event, called Three Days for Bobby, has taken on new personal meaning this year. A group of friends from Sunniside, Whickham and London have come together eight times already to raise money for our
27 Jul 2018

FOREVER ELEANOR WALK

Our thanks to Andrew Murphy, Tony Claughan, Matty Winn, Reuben Horner and Thomas Morson for fundraising for us, once again, in memory of Andrew’s wife, Eleanor. Incredibly, Forever Eleanor fundraising has already raised £33,000 for Eleanor’s chosen charities
26 Jul 2018

LADY ELSIE OFFICIALLY STARTS 10TH ANNUAL CHARITY WALK FROM OVINGTON

Fundraisers in Ovington, Northumberland, celebrated the 10th anniversary of their annual charity walk in glorious sunshine. As always, the event raised money for our Foundation and this year Lady Elsie was proud to officially start the 16
31 May 2018

BOBBY ROBSON: MORE THAN A MANAGER CINEMA SCREENINGS

We are thrilled that Bobby Robson: More Than A Manager has its cinema premiere tonight at the Tyneside Cinema Cinema, Newcastle, and Curzon, Soho. It will then be screened again at those two venues and selected other
24 May 2018

PENRITH FUNDRAISERS SET CLOCK TO CLOCK CHALLENGE

A generous group from Penrith, who began walking to fundraise for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation to support a friend with cancer, have set themselves a tough new two-wheeled challenge.   Tomorrow, (25 May), Martyn Haughan and