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Dan, Dan, Marathon Man!

Student Experience Manager, Daniel Clark will be running the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon on Sunday 2 April. He is running in aid of two charities that have a special meaning for him and his family; The Christie Hospital in Manchester and Macmillan Cancer Support. Dan … Continue reading

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Anna Jordanous completes marathon in aid of academic collaborator

Dr Anna Jordanous, Lecturer in the School of Computing has completed a ‘wet, windy, rainy, and crazily muddy’ marathon to fundraise for a friend. Anna completed the Thames Meander Marathon in aid of her friend and collaborator Alan Stanley who was recently … Continue reading

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‘Operation Goldenpants’ – Eerke Boiten’s half marathon challenge

The School of Computing’s staff and students have a history of taking on challenges for charity with previous efforts including marathons, triathlons and treks. However none have involved a pair of Kylie-esque golden running pants, until now. Senior Lecturer, Eerke … Continue reading

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First fundraising cycle challenge for Professor Richard Jones

As preparation for a Paris to Canterbury cycle ride in September, Professor Richard Jones and colleagues from the University took park in a 60-mile charity bike ride on Sunday 28 June. In September a group of riders will be cycling … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s marathon run to thank cancer charity

Final year undergraduate student Charlotte Hutchinson has very personal reasons for wanting to raise money by running the London Marathon for Children with Cancer UK. Charlotte, who is studying Computing with a Year in Industry, will be running the 26.2 … Continue reading

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Well done Tim!

Computing Officer Tim Bishop completed the London Marathon on Sunday 21 April. “It took me 5 hours, 1 minute and 4 seconds. That’s slightly longer than I had estimated, but I’m still really pleased to have finished. It was one … Continue reading

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