A marathon effort from RGF supporter, Steve

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words; in this case, it is worth more than two thousand pounds. In fact, £2,803.28 was raised by Steve Loader, who ran this year’s London Marathon for The Rob George Foundation. Steve shared with us, “The London Marathon is the toughest event I have taken part … Continued

Steve Loader running past the Cutty Sark

A proud moment, or two, for the RGF

We are delighted to share that RGF grantee Kashif Ali scored an accomplished maiden century for Worcestershire CCC on the opening day of the 2024 County Championship season at Edgbaston. Kashif struck 110 in what was described as a very composed and richly deserved century. The story does not end there, though. In Worcestershire’s second … Continued

Tobias update

Last November Tobias and his long-term partner, Bay, competed at the Nationals finishing fourth in the Latin competition – a commendable performance. January started with Tobias having try-outs for a new dance partner. He is now dancing with Alexia and in the last 6 weeks they have trained and danced 4-6 times a week to … Continued

Tobias with dance partner
Harry Walford on ice

Harry’s story

Something incredibly special about the RGF is when we can trace a grantee’s pathway from young aspiring athlete in early adolescence to young adult – Harry Walford epitomes this journey – a journey that had its own challenges. From 2014 to 2017, the RGF made five grants to Harry. Harry’s Mum, Sarah, takes up the … Continued

Say Cheese (if you can!)

RGF supporters will remember Alyssa, not least for her amazing photographs! GB underwater hockey player, Alyssa has been back in touch with a very positive update. At this year’s World Championships, the GB Elite Ladies started their competition strongly, finishing second in their group. They won a tough quarter-final against the USA ladies after extra … Continued

Alyssa underwater photo
Steve Colchester - half marathon

It’s getting serious!

Just over a week ago, we witnessed Steve’s journey unfold as he conquered the Colchester Half Marathon, a significant milestone on his path to the TCS London Marathon next month, all in support of The Rob George Foundation. With the guidance of Michal Ruth, who crafted a tailored training strategy, and the expertise of Tom … Continued

Michael’s a champion again

It is always lovely to get feedback from the grantees the Rob George Foundation supports, and the message we have received from athlete Michael Shonibare has put a smile on our faces. Michael won the 400-metre race at the South of England Athletics Championships last week and emailed us to thank the RGF for all … Continued

Michael Shonibare 400m champion
Steve Loader, 5am breakfast

It’s not all about the running

Embarking on the London Marathon demands more than just physical training; it requires a meticulous approach to nutrition. Recognising the crucial role of fuelling his body for peak performance, Steve Loader has sought the expertise of Tom McLure, a trusted Sports Nutritionist. Here’s a glimpse into Tom’s insights on marathon fuelling ahead of Steve’s London … Continued

Your chance to support the RGF Marathon Man, Steve Loader

This is the top Steve Loader will proudly wear as he runs the London Marathon 2024 for the Rob George Foundation. Steve is actively seeking business sponsors who will receive well deserved recognition with a logo on the running top and be acknowledged across social media platforms. If you are interested in sponsoring Steve, you … Continued

Running top
Hannah holding up the 2024 RGF calendar

Another year, another fabulous effort from Hannah

RGF stalwart Hannah Brooks has supported us over many years, principally through producing themed calendars, that are sold, with the proceeds going to Hannah’s favourite charities. So why the RGF? Let Hannah remind us why: “Since 2016, I have supported The Rob George Foundation through my annual charity calendar photography project. The RGF is a … Continued

Steve’s Counting down the days!

With less than 3 months until the London Marathon, it’s starting to get exciting! Steve is running the London Marathon for the Rob George Foundation, and his goal is to raise £2,500 to support us. Steve has confirmed that Barclays, his employer, is generously participating in match-funding the first £1,000 he raises. This means every … Continued

Steve is running the London Marathon
Justina presenting a cheque to Lorraine George.

Benton Hall Golf Club Supports the RGF

David Kirkpatrick, Justina Heddell and David Moseley were the captains of the men’s, women’s, and senior sections at Benton Hall Golf Club in Witham for 12 months, which ended towards the end of last year. During their year in office, all three captains supported fundraising events for two charities – our very own Rob George … Continued

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