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Feds on Legs gear up for Great South Run

The fabulous FedsOnLegs are gearing up for a hat-trick of Great South Runs in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

In 2016 and 2017, three Basingstoke police officers piled on the miles as they took part in the Great South Run in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity's £5million appeal - and now the team are going on the run again in 2018.

This year, Trevor Taylor and Aiden Blackwell will be joined by their colleague Christian Reid Milligan as they join thousands of runners completing the 10-mile course on Sunday, October 21

Super Susie takes on Everest hike for Ark

Susie Webster is an amazing lady. Less than two years after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, she is gearing up for a challenging fundraising hike to Everest because she wants to prove that there are no limits to what cancer survivors can do.

This weekend, mother-of-three Susie will join a group who will hike through the Solu Khumba in Nepal, from Lukla to above Everest Base Camp – walking between four and eight hours a day at altitude in testing conditions.

Fab five complete half-marathon for Ark

Five fab fundraisers went the extra 13.1 miles for Ark Cancer Centre Charity by taking part in the 2018 Basingstoke Half-Marathon.

Darren Barham, Mark Dolby, Darren Lovegrove, Faith Ruto and Raquel Searle all flew the flag for Ark at Sunday's event - and all five recorded impressive times on the challenging course.

Arkrider legend Mark swaps pedals for trainers

He's an Arkrider legend and Ark Cancer Centre Charity champion - and on Sunday, marvellous Mark Dolby will be flying the flag for Ark at the Basingstoke Half-Marathon.

Mark, who is a director of Ark Our Partner business supporter Beaufort Financial, has already chalked up several sponsored bike rides, half-marathons, and even a hair-raising abseil down a Hampshire landmark to raise funds for, and awareness of, Ark's £5million appeal to help fund the new Hampshire Hospitals NHS cancer treatment centre at Basingstoke hospital.

Darren goes the extra mile (again!) for ARK

When it comes to raising funds for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, dynamic Darren Lovegrove has really gone the extra mile - and he's getting ready to do it all again on Sunday.

Darren is marketing manager at Ark Our Partner business supporter Clarke & Son Solicitors, and he has played a key role in the fundraising drive that has seen the Basingstoke law firm raise more than £60,000 for Ark since 2015.

Last weekend, Darren and 18 fellow fundraisers were part of a Clarke & Son team that took part in a sponsored 13-mile River Thames London Bridges Walk in support of Ark.

Choirs will be on song for Ark

Two choirs will be on the same song sheet as they team up to support Ark Cancer Centre Charity this weekend.

St Lawrence Church, in Church Street, Alton, is the venue for the Autumn Charity Concert featuring Alton Community Choir and Basingstoke Hospital Male Voice Choir.

Tickets for the Saturday, October 6 concert, which starts at 7.30pm, are £5, and there will be a collection for Ark.

Basingstoke RFC support for Ark

Ark Cancer Centre Charity is proud to be the 2018-19 Charity of the Year of Basingstoke RFC President Dr Steve Tristram.

Basingstoke RFC members and supporters have certainly played their part in keeping Ark's £5million appeal total ticking upwards in recent years, and this year has already seen a successful charity quiz take place. The event in March was supported by people from many Basingstoke RFC local business sponsors, and it raised more than £1,250.

Bison and Zizzi team up for Ark charity nights

The Trane-sponsored Basingstoke Bison and Zizzi restaurant will be teaming up for two charity evenings that will deliver a boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s £5million fundraising appeal.

Long-time Bison sponsors Zizzi are opening their doors to Bison fans on Wednesday, October 24 and January 23, 2019 for two special events which will see some of the Herd players become waiters for the evening.

Clarke & Son team walk the walk for Ark

The amazing team at a Basingstoke law firm really walked the walk when it came to their latest fundraising feat in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Nineteen fundraisers took on a River Thames London Bridges walking challenge to pull in more pounds for their charity of the year.

The team at Clarke & Son Solicitors have raised £55,000 for Ark Cancer Centre Charity since 2015, and they are on a mission to add a further £15,000 to that total in 2018-19.

Lights, camera, action - Ark supporters have a busy weekend ahead

It's a busy weekend ahead for Ark Cancer Centre Charity and its supporters.

On Saturday, a team from wonderful Ark Our Partner supporter Clarke & Son Solicitors will be piling on the miles and pulling in the pounds on a 25km River Thames bridges walk in London.

The fabulous fundraisers from the firm of legal eagles, in Winchester Road, Basingstoke, have raised over £60,000 for Ark since 2015 and they are on course to add a further £15,000 in 2018-19.

Saturday also sees the grand finale of the Exit 6 2018 Film Festival, for which Ark is the chosen charity.

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