One down, 11 to go: Brighton Marathon Conquered

One down, 11 to go: Brighton Marathon Conquered

The Fine & Country Foundation’s endurance challenge began at the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15th April. Our two runners, Emma Preston and Clint Nykamp, successfully conquered the first of 12 marathons in our year-long test of determination and grit. The pair are raising money for The Fine & Country Foundation to fight the causes of homelessness in the UK and overseas. They aim to raise £1,000 per race, and we are delighted to announce that after their first marathon, they are on target to reach their goal.Click here to donate to Emma and Clint’s 12 Marathon ChallengeEmma interviewed on the big screenHighlights from the Brighton MarathonIn a spectacular show of athleticism and persistence, Emma and Clint went from running 5 kilometres to racing 26.2 miles in the space of four months... EmmaRace time: 6 hours 34 minutes“I was running at a slow and steady pace. The course was full of zig-zags so it was strange to see runners going in the opposite direction and crossing...

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17th Apr 2018
Meet Clint Nykamp: Our 12 marathons runner
Clint Nykamp, from Fine & Country West Midlands, will join Emma Preston from GPEA for a year of marathons. The pair will begin their cha...
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16th Mar 2018
Tech team goes trekking: Mount Snowdon conquered
The team ‘tech wizards’ braved treacherous weather conditions on Saturday 10th March as they battled their way to the peak of Mount Snowdon...
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13th Mar 2018
Fine & Country Rugby sleep rough for local homeless charity
Fine & Country Rugby prepare for a restless night on Friday 20th April as they sleep rough for homelessness. Volunteers will gather in N...
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12th Mar 2018
Climb every mountain: Mount Snowdon
We have conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks, Brecon Beacons and Everest Base Camp. Now it’s time to make our way to the top of Mount Snowdon...
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5th Mar 2018
Meet Emma Preston: our '12 marathon challenge' runner
Emma will undertake The Fine & Country Foundation’s longest and most enduring challenge ever in 2018 as she runs 12 marathons in 12 mont...
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15th Jan 2018
Fine & Country carol concert raises £1,800 for homelessness
Fine & Country hosted its fifth annual carol concert on Monday 4th December. This year’s stunning venue was Queens College Cambridge whi...
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5th Dec 2017
A long and cold night at the Birmingham Big Sleep Out
Fine & Country offices from across the West Midlands took part in the Birmingham Sleep Out for St Basils youth homeless charity on Frida...
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30th Nov 2017
Bright Lights and Festive Delights: Fine & Country at the Rugby Christmas Lights Show
Photo courtesy of the Rugby Advertiser/Mike Baker.The Rugby Christmas Lights Show on Sunday 19th November was a huge success for everyone. T...
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23rd Nov 2017
A restless sleep for our CEOs, Head Office team and London agents at the Centrepoint Sleep Out
Fine & Country returned once again to Centrepoint’s Sleep Out in London on Thursday 16th November. The team of 13 have raised £6,179.36...
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22nd Nov 2017
Sweet dreams: Fine & Country Sleep Outs this November
Have you ever tried to have a productive day after a bad night’s sleep? Imagine trying to go to several job centres, interviews and other sc...
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16th Nov 2017
Fine & Country Bedford's Sleep Out
Heavy rain, freezing temperatures, blowing winds and a piece of cardboard... It was a tough night for Haydn van Weenen and Tom Mollett at th...
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13th Nov 2017
Lighting up Rugby: Fine & Country Rugby Christmas Lights Switch On
It’s that time of year again; the whole town will be putting on their coats, hats and scarves and making their way through the chilly night...
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13th Nov 2017

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