Category Archives: Team COCO

20 years since COCO’s journey began!

On the 20th of May 1998, co-founders Steve Cram CBE and Jim Panton ran the Bosnia Comrades ultramarathon - and COCO's journey began! Steve, Jim and king of Comrades Bruce Fordyce had a chat to reminisce on the race that inspired the start of COCO and to reflect on how so much has happened as…
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Doug’s Marathon des Sables

In April, the amazing Doug Ruddock ran the Marathon des Sables to raise money for COCO and The Lighthouse Trust Summer School, two causes close to his heart. Doug has raised money for COCO in the past by taking part in Iron Man New Zealand, climbing Kilimanjaro and running all over the UK - but…
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Team COCO Christmas Cracker Results

Over the festive period, Team COCO, our virtual running club, held a Christmas Cracker competition. The competition gave every member who had run in a parkrun in the past year a handicap, so those who usually top the leaderboards a bit of a disadvantage! Members then ran in parkruns over the festive period, from 23rd…
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Treviso parkrun Adventure! – by Terry Welsh

When I saw that Team COCO international runner of this season was up for grabs, I checked out accessible parkrun venues in Europe. Found a Run. Found a flight there. Found a bed and breakfast nearby. Packed my kit and dictionary and scarpered off up to Edinburgh to catch a £24 Friday flight to Treviso in…
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