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​Mum runs for charity that supported her following near-fatal house fire

​Mum runs for charity that supported her following near-fatal house fire

News   •   Aug 12, 2018 16:02 BST

Nineteen years ago, we supported Jackie's family when her son was rushed to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary after their house set on fire. Now Jackie is taking on the Great North Run to raise money for us.

Father of sick toddler tackles Great North Run for charity

Father of sick toddler tackles Great North Run for charity

News   •   Jul 26, 2018 18:16 BST

Steven Saunderson, 46, is taking on the Great North Run on Sunday 9 September to support The Sick Children’s Trust, a charity which kept him by his 19-month-old son Murdo’s hospital bedside throughout months of treatment.

Miracle survivor takes on Great North Run - again!

Miracle survivor takes on Great North Run - again!

News   •   Jul 26, 2018 14:07 BST

A South Shields man who survived being hit by a bus at just 11 years old is taking on the Great North Run for the second time on Sunday 9 September for The Sick Children’s Trust.

HMS Audacious raise £2,700 for The Sick Children’s Trust

HMS Audacious raise £2,700 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 16:18 BST

A team of seven runners from HMS Audacious have raised over £2,700 for Crawford House by taking part in the Great North Run.

Grandma races to raise funds for charity that was there for daughter when son underwent lifesaving surgery

Grandma races to raise funds for charity that was there for daughter when son underwent lifesaving surgery

News   •   Aug 22, 2017 16:23 BST

On Sunday 10 September, Ros will be taking on the Great North Run after being inspired by her grandson Freddie who continues to fight an extremely rare condition in Sheffield Children's Hospital.

Treetop House made a terrifying time that little bit easier

Treetop House made a terrifying time that little bit easier

News   •   Aug 17, 2017 12:59 BST

When Oliver was born seriously ill, he needed specialist treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital and during this time, we supported his family at Treetop House. Now Dad Adrian is taking part in the Great North Run to thank us for our support.

Mum runs to raise money for charity after keeping family together

Mum runs to raise money for charity after keeping family together

News   •   Aug 16, 2017 09:00 BST

Mum Jessie will this year be taking on the Great North Run as thanks for supporting her on two occasions in 2016 when her daughter and later her son were both admitted to Addenbrooke's Hospital for lifesaving treatment.

Dad laces up trainers to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ when baby son was seriously ill

Dad laces up trainers to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ when baby son was seriously ill

News   •   Aug 11, 2017 11:57 BST

We supported Lewis in Crawford House earlier this year when his son Max was born. This September he will be racing in the Great North Run and hopes to finish in the top 50.

Local man puts on running shoes to raise money for charity

Local man puts on running shoes to raise money for charity

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 11:00 BST

David Rez, 37, will be taking on this year's Great North Run to fundraise for The Sick Children's Trust.

Mum tackles Great North Run for twin girls

Mum tackles Great North Run for twin girls

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2017 11:28 BST

Mum Michelle will be taking on the Great North Run this September to thank Crawford House for supporting her when her two tiny twins, Maddison and Mila, fought for their lives at the Royal Victoria Infirmary's ICU.

Teenager gives back to charity after surviving road accident
Durham parents go the extra mile after raising £2,400

Durham parents go the extra mile after raising £2,400

News   •   Sep 07, 2016 16:00 BST

Debbie and Alec Berry are running the Great North Run for The Sick Children's Trust once again. This time last year they were staying at Scott House while their baby Joseph at Freeman Hospital.

Young Emma to realise mini marathon dream for twin brother

Young Emma to realise mini marathon dream for twin brother

News   •   Sep 07, 2016 13:49 BST

Emma will be running this weekend's Junior Great North Run to raise money for Scott House after we kept her by her twin brother's bedside when he had open heart surgery.

Auntie takes on Great North Run to thank charity for support

Auntie takes on Great North Run to thank charity for support

News   •   Sep 05, 2016 16:49 BST

Auntie Lorren will be running this Sunday's Great North Run to say thank you for supporting her brother Joshua when his daughter and Lorren's niece Anabelle was in the RVI.

Three Runs Down, Just Great North Run To Go For Supermum Hailee

Three Runs Down, Just Great North Run To Go For Supermum Hailee

News   •   Aug 31, 2016 17:16 BST

Seven years ago, Hailee gave birth to her daughter Charlotte six weeks early. Charlotte needed an emergency operation for a hole in her abdominal wall and was transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary. We supported her and partner Nick at Crawford House.

Team SCT pound the pavements and raise an incredible £24,000

Team SCT pound the pavements and raise an incredible £24,000

News   •   Sep 11, 2014 16:10 BST

The Sick Children’s Trust had an amazing 50 runners in the BUPA Great North Run this year and together they have raised an astounding £24,000!

Father and son team raise over £1,000 for children’s charity

Father and son team raise over £1,000 for children’s charity

News   •   Sep 04, 2014 09:19 BST

Chris Boucher and his four year old son, Daniel from County Antrim, Northern Ireland, will be taking part in Newcastle’s famous Great North Run in aid of children’s charity, The Sick Children’s Trust.

Loving Grandad to run Great North Run to thank children’s charity

Loving Grandad to run Great North Run to thank children’s charity

News   •   Aug 27, 2014 10:00 BST

Colin Baker from Barnsley is taking part in the Great North Run this September in the hope of raising £1,500 for The Sick Children’s Trust.

Local fundraiser takes on half marathon to thank children’s charity, 10 years on

Local fundraiser takes on half marathon to thank children’s charity, 10 years on

News   •   Aug 20, 2014 11:00 BST

Maisie Lyne from County Durham is taking part in the Great North Run this September in the hope of raising £500 for The Sick Children’s Trust, a charity that supported her family 10 years ago.

Local dad will run 13 miles to support charity appeal

Local dad will run 13 miles to support charity appeal

News   •   Aug 13, 2014 11:00 BST

Steve Davies from Ripon, North Yorkshire is taking part in the Great North Run this September in memory of his son, Zachary.