Category: awareness

Kevin Sinfield Run – With Special Event at Banyan Bar

Kevin Sinfield has now announced the route for his next challenge starting on Sunday 13th November where he will be setting off from Scotland and arriving in Manchester a week later.

The full route can be found here:

Below are the days when Kevin will be running nearest to…

Charity Auction – Friday 18th November

Emtec Charity are holding a Charity Auction in aid of MY NAME’5 DODDIE foundation.

Date: Friday 18th November

Doors open: 7pm

Location: The Red Lion, 1 Front Street, Earsdon, Whitley Bay, NE25 9JU

Should you wish, you can donate now at

Every penny donated is being Matched by Emtec Group.

The Items that have kindly been gifted for Auction…

The Girls Walking Guernsey for MND

As many of you may know myself and three friends (Susan Lamb, Lynn Rowley and Rachel Lamb) back in 2019 decided that we would do a sponsored walk around the perimeter of Guernsey, to raise funds and awareness of MND, (this is just one of several treks we have completed over the years for MND…

Annual Walk to D’Feet MND

On 12th June 2022 we held our annual Walk to D’feet MND, from Newburn riverside park to Wylam and back.

Although a smaller turnout than previous years, the atmosphere was happy and as jovial as ever, and the weather was good, warm and dry.

The total sponsorship at the moment stands at a lovely £1095!!  A huge…

Wylam Waggon Way – Sponsored Walk 12th June 2022

Tyneside Riverside Park Newburn to Wylam Riverside Park (and back!!)

Start Time 10:45am for 11:00am

For more information please contact Marian on 0191 2823696 or

Tyne Riverside Country Park lies on the outer west edge of Newcastle, close to Newburn and the river Tyne. It is easily reached by bus from town (no’s 21 and 22 from…

Great North Run 2021

The Great North Run was back up and running this year, not quite as usual, a new course and a new finishing line (mixed feelings from the runners on this) but again the MND Association welcomed over 200
runners raising funds and awareness.

The runners were of all ages, from teen to well past retirement age….

Miles for Miles – sponsored walk

On Saturday 25th September Natalie Moore and around 20 others, are going to be walking from Briardene Car Park in Whitley Bay to North Shields fish quay, to raise money for MND Association. They will be meeting at 9:45am.

Natalie has set up a fundraising website and has already raised over £1000!

850 mile MND Cycling Challenge

Cycling duo to tour 13 Premiership Rugby clubs in memory of rugby club chairman

Two friends are taking on an epic cycle challenge to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) in memory of their former rugby club Chairman Simon Adams, who sadly died from the disease a decade ago.

Starting at Newcastle Falcons on…

Whitley Bay Dynamos IceFoot92 Challenge

On 12 September the under 15s Dynamos undertook the Icefoot92 challenge for their shirt sponsors, MND Association at Hillheads, the home of Whitley Bay FC.

Wylam Waggon Way Walk raised £5833.25!

The annual walk to d’feet held on Sunday 4th July 2021 along the Wylam Waggon Way from Newburn Riverside Park raised a fantastic £5833.25!

A huge huge thank you to everyone who took part and to those who supported us!

This was our 10th walk and over the years we have had great support from people living…