A big thank you from .....


 Thank you to all those mad individuals who have been willing not only to run or walk ridiculous distances in what has been on several occasions appalling weather, but have been prepared to pay for the privilege.

 Since our first Compton Downland Challenge in 1995 we have donated 23,692.00 to various charities:-

100 to Thames Valley Air Ambulance (Virtual Ridgeway Relay, 28June2020 - Club donation in lieu of team race entry fees) Certificate of Thanks

225 to The Didcot Food Bank (CH100 Virtual Relay, 24May2020 - team member donations)

1000 to the Community Mental Health Service for Older Adults, Hillcroft House (adjacent to Newbury Hospital) 
     (2017 Challenge)  Photo: Service Manager Sally Cairns receiving cheque from Malcolm & Sue Francis (Race Treasurer & Club Secretary)

1000 to Brain Tumour Research in memory of 'Friends of Compton Harriers' (via https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/TheKaiserChief - 2016 Challenge)

1000 to South Central Ambulance Charitable Trust (2014 Challenge)  Photo:

1000 to Compton CE Primary School (2014 Challenge)  Photo:

1500 to the Downland Volunteer Group (http://www.downlandvolgroup.org - 2013 Challenge)

1500 to Kenya Children's Centres (http://www.kenyachildrencentres.com - 2013 Challenge)

 750 to 'Newbury and District Cancer Care Trust' (Newbury Hospital) (2011 Challenge)

 750 to 'Friends of Charles Clore Unit' (Newbury Hospital) (2011 Challenge)

 1000 to Compton & East Ilsley First Responders (South Central Ambulance NHS Trust) (2010 Challenge)

 1000 to Compton Bananaz (2009 Challenge)

 1000 to The Compton Village Hall refurbishment fund (2008 Challenge)

 1500 to The Compton Village Hall refurbishment fund (2005 Challenge)

 1500 to The Charles Clore Macmillan Unit, Newbury (2004 Challenge)

 1000 to The Jess Franklin Appeal for the Royal Berkshire Hospital Intensive Care Unit, Reading (2004 Challenge)

 1500 to Newbury Breast Care Fund (2003 Challenge)

 1000 to Help the Aged (2002 Challenge)

 1000 to the Pang & Kennet Valley Conservation Trust (2002 Challenge)

 367 to Riding for the Disabled (Donated following cancellation of 2001 Challenge)

 750 to Clinical Oncology Cancer Research (2000 Challenge)

 750 to the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Fund (2000 Challenge)

 1000 to the Meningitis Research Foundation (1998 & 99 Challenge)

  500 to the Multiple Sclerosis Society (1997 Challenge)

 500 to the Downland Practice Scanner Appeal (1997 Challenge)

 500 to the Compton Day Centre for the Elderly (1996 Challenge)

 With your help, we plan to continue with the tradition.

The 23rd Challenge has been postponed, but we will be back!

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