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Our recent visit to the Institute of Cancer Research

On the 9 February 2023 we made the mission to visit The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) labs in Sutton, Surrey, and what a worthwhile trip it was! As you all know, Talan’s Trust – with your fantastic support – has been funding this urgently needed rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) work for a number of years. (RMS … Read more

Run the Bath Half for Talan’s Trust

After another great day at Bath Half in 2022, we have entered again for 2023. Ten of our 15 places have now been snapped up, for the 13.1mile race around the gorgeous city of Bath. The race takes place on Sunday 15th October, and if you would like to get involved please get it touch … Read more

#TAL19 Race Report 2022

From Talan’s friends many who flew/drove/caught the train home to all the lovely runners who came from far and wide some to repeat the torture others for the first time. The day was quite simply a joy, you are a joy, all of you. Those who bake cakes, make soup, those who stand for two … Read more

Save the date for the 2022 #TAL19

The 2022 #TAL19 is set for Sunday 20/11/22.The #Tal19 is a 19km race run in memory of Bude boy Talan Penny, 1km for every year of his too short life.All profits go to the Institute of Cancer Research (I.C.R.) for research into the childhood cancer rhabdomyosarcoma, the cancer Talan died from. The race is an … Read more

A wonderful 5th #TAL19

Thank you to everyone who made the 2021 #TAL19 another amazing day! Race results can be found here Race day photographs can be found here Race Report Once again, Bude’s annual multi-terrain 19km race, the #TAL19, held in memory of local Bude boy Talan Penny, was bathed in sunshine and blue skies. On what would … Read more

This year’s #TAL19 will take place on Sunday 21 November

This year Bude’s annual #Tal19 – a multi- terrain 19km run – will take place on what would have been Talan Penny’s 24th birthday. Bude boy, Talan, died in 2017 from Rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that affects children and young people. Talan was 19 when he died, and every November the Bude community comes … Read more

Enter the TAL19 Junior Fun Run

A 2km race for the juniors – a great opportunity for our youngsters to be part of the #TAL19 day on Sunday 17th November at 10am Enter via our Eventbrite page. Join us for another great #TAL19 day in Bude. The Junior Fun Run will start at 10am and will cover a distance of 2km. … Read more

What a day for our London Marathon runners

Last year, Emma (who is part of the Trust’s committee), suggested that we enter the London Marathon 2019 charity ballot. The ballot gives one place each to around 500 charities from across the UK. Thousands apply. We were absolutely gobsmacked when the team at the London Marathon got in touch to say we had been … Read more

Come and party for Tal

Ella Henwood is raising money for Talan’s Trust and the Teenage Cancer Trust. In March she ran the Bath Half for Talan’s Trust and in April she will take on the London Marathon for the Teenage Cancer Trust. On Friday 12th April 2019 she is hosting a Disco Charity Night in BED Nightclub in Bude. … Read more

£1300 raised by our wonderful walkers

On Sunday 3 March 2019 we watched in awe as over 100 lovely folk set off in some truly awful weather to walk 19km in Talan’s name. Seeing them walk over the cliff tops, heads down as the wind blew wild, but all smiles and chats, was wonderful. The walk was tough, but as Sarah … Read more