Category Archives: challenges & events

Megan’s Challenge 10k Fun Run/Walk 2015

By Debbie Thrower Megan’s Challenge are organising a 10k Fun Run/Walk which will take place on Sunday 24th May 2015 round the village of Gayton, Norfolk. Following track and road, starting and finishing at Gayton Social Club. Registration from 9.00am.  Run starts at 11.00am.  The club is also the location for registration, race control, information, baggage and toilets, event stalls, refreshments […]

Mount Kilimanjaro 2016

By Debbie Thrower The Result What an amazing achievement and an emotional journey for the four challengers, Richard Waterfield, Stephen Thrower, Danny Boore and Liam Hollands not only did they climb Kilimanjaro a once-in-a-lifetime experience, leaving them with long lasting memories they raised a staggering £15,350.00. After completing the challenge they had a day trip […]

London Marathon 2015

By Debbie Thrower On Sunday 26th April Jeff Reed from Gayton is running the London Marathon (26 miles) at the age of 70 years.  This is his first ever marathon, he began running again 5 years ago after a 50 year break.  He is a member of Ryston Runners and a regular at Parkrun. A […]

Butterfly Ball 2014

By Debbie Thrower Megan’s Challenge held a Charity Butterfly Ball on Saturday 30th August in a marquee at Gayton Social Club, posh frocks and black tie was worn, with hog roast, disco, photographer and we also held a raffle. The ball was an amazing success and everyone loved dressing up and enjoyed a really good […]

Sponsoring Reffley U8’s Football Team

By Debbie Thrower   Megan’s Challenge is proud to sponsor Reffley U8’s football team, providing them with their new look away kits in memory of Megan.   Back Row L-R Coaches Ben Fowler & Mark Hunter Middle Row L-R Joe Fowler, Jack Mitchell, Cole Thompson, Riley Blewitt. Front Row L-R Vinny Marchetti, Finlay Hunter, Wesley […]

Summer Event 2014 at Gayton Social Club

By Debbie Thrower On Saturday 19 July 2014 at Gayton Social Club we held the Summer Event 2014.  What a brilliant turnout, huge crowds enjoying a scorching hot day and listening to live music provided by local bands and singers, Best Served Chilled, Lauren Isbel, 2Bit Operators, Lewis Murphy, My Cocoon and  Harry Seaton.  The bands and singers […]

Lake District 24 Peaks Challenge

By Debbie Thrower This years challenge, the most demanding yet, is to walk up 24 peaks, each over 2,400 feet, in 24 hours total walking time, covering approx. a total of 32 miles. Some of the route follows well-defined ridges, but the height climbed and descended throughout the challenge is significant. The route includes many of […]

Charity Horseride

by Debbie Thrower  On 21 September 2013 Katherine McCallum and group of friends who live in Newcastle, organised a charity fancy dress horse ride for Megan’s Challenge and raised the fantastic amount of £412.00.  They had a great day, with good weather raising additional money on route from passers-by, both of the pubs which they […]

Clare’s 40th Birthday

By Debbie Thrower On Saturday 17th August 2013 Clare Howard celebrated her 40th Birthday with a party at Gayton Social Club it was an amazing party all the men arrived looking very smart and the ladies in posh frocks.  We had live music and lovely food all held in an elegant marquee.  Clare generously asked […]

Sponsoring Sophie

By Debbie Thrower On Friday 30 August at Gayton Social Club we presented 17 year old Gayton girl Sophie Green with a cheque for £2,500 to help towards the costs of her final year of a two year Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sports at Easton College Swimming Academy, where she is a residential […]

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