Meet Emma Preston: our '12 marathon challenge' runner

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 months for homelessness. We will be following Emma’s journey as she trains, travels and runs across the country.We interviewed Emma in January 2018 to find out how her training is going in preparation for her first marathon in Brighton on Sunday 15th April.1. Tell us a bit about yourself.I am a Regional Manager for GPEA so I’m on the road most of the time, driving across the country and visiting our offices. I have two children and a lovely husband, who all think I am mad, but they are so supportive. I haven’t run a distance this far since the London Marathon in 2007.2. Why are you doing this challenge? The thought behind The Fine & Country Foundation is that we are working with the highest calibre of property and the top levels of income, so we have a responsibility to look after those at the other end of the scale. I have chosen to do a year...

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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
The annual Fine & Country Carol Concert is back
Fine & Country is hosting its annual Christmas Carol Concert on Monday 4th December in Cambridge. As always, the event is free to attend...
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6th Nov 2017
Piece of cake: Fine & Country Bedford's coffee morning success
On Thursday 19th October, Fine & Country Bedford opened their doors to welcome guests for a scrumptious morning of cake, brownies and mo...
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23rd Oct 2017
A Grand Day Out: Fine & Country Ladies Shoot Day
Ready, aim, fire. Fine & Country ladies put their clay pigeon shooting skills to the test at the first charity clay pigeon shoot day for...
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5th Oct 2017
Baking cakes and sleepless nights: Fine & Country Bedfordshire host two fantastic fundraisers
One Fine & Country office is getting in the charity spirit with two upcoming events in the next two months.Coffee morning, Thursday 19th...
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5th Oct 2017
Strutting their stuff at the Ladies Lunch and Fashion Show
Fine & Country Droitwich Spa hosted a fantastic Ladies Lunch & Fashion Show featuring an array of designer clothing, handmade items...
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4th Oct 2017

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