Category Archives: Team COCO

Great North Run 2018 – photo gallery!

  • 2018 09 Great North Run Will and Jess-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Sheridan-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Patrick-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Neil and Amy-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Louise Laws and family start-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Louise and family-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Gavin and Roxie-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Carsten-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Care-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run 2019 Luke-min
  • 2018 09 Neil and Elaine-min

Yet another fantastic Great North Run this year. Thank you so much to the amazing team of COCO runners who have raised over £5,000 to support remote communities in East Africa, with more coming in by the minute!

If you'd like to take part in 2019, find out how you can here.

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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