Ian’s cycling and marathon plans for 2021 helping raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK

Ian gregory with cyclists and grand daughter

Despite living with Fibromyalgia, eight damaged discs in his spine, Arthritis and Tempro-mandibular dysfunction disorder Ian Gregory is planning to carry on with his fundraising challenges for Prostate Cancer UK

Friday, 12th March, 2021 4:46pm

By Sally Perry

Dedicated young triathletes put hours of training into practice in Isle of Wight Triathlon Club Duathlon

Isle of Wight Triathlon Club competitors

The club coaching team commented on the brilliant camaraderie between the team mates and the encouragement they all gave each other out on the course.

Monday, 26th October, 2020 1:30pm

By Julie Van der Helstraete

All ages from Isle of Wight Triathlon Club take on Hever Castle Triathlon, with some great results (photos)

Hever Caste Triathalon

The coaching team couldn’t have wanted better results and paid testament to the triathletes' dedication to their coaching over a hard year

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 8:32am

By Julie Van der Helstraete

Wight Tri athlete takes on Hever Castle Olympic Distance Triathlon

Adrian heng with his bicycle

Liz shares this latest update with details of Adrian Heng's efforts at the Hever Castle Olympic Distance Triathlon, as well as his daughter's fantastic performance in the one mile swim event

Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 10:42am

By Liz Dunlop

Around the Island in 24 hours: School staff ‘Take on the Isle of Wight’ fundraiser

take on the Isle of wight logo

Teachers, therapists and other staff from St Catherine's will trek clockwise around the Island this weekend, whilst another staff member will be going in the opposite direction on an ultra version of the challenge

Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 8:36am

By Michaela White

Neil McCall’s 50th marathon for MIND takes place this Sunday: Watch video made by friends

Neil McCall - marathon ending in Ventnor

Neil's 50/50 challenge has been awe-inspiring over the last year - check out this great video and details of his final marathon

Wednesday, 30th September, 2020 5:25pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight athletes battle it out in the Wight Tri Championships

The Wight Tri Champs

Amazing effort from the 22 competitors in the Wight Tri Championships held yesterday. Full report within

Monday, 21st September, 2020 1:05pm

By Liz Dunlop

Sam’s epic triathlon challenge completed in just 15 hours: Can you help him reach £10k target?

Sam Blanchard by Patrick Condy

What a mammoth effort from Sam Blanchard, who swam 9km in the sea against the wind, then cycled 96km around the Isle of Wight and ran a marathon all in 15 hours. Here's why

Monday, 31st August, 2020 9:21am

By Sally Perry

Sam’s TRIsle of Wight 24-hour challenge to raise awareness of ‘cruel condition’ impacting his Dad’s life

Mark and Sam Blanchard

Raising money and awareness of Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy, Sam is swimming 8km, cycling 100km and then running 42km - all in 24 hours

Wednesday, 26th August, 2020 1:05pm

By Sally Perry

Neil’s 44th of 50 marathons cut short due to heatwave – but he’s raised £3,500 for charity (updated)

neil mccall - starting another marathon in july

Neil's 44th marathon ended at 17 miles - not surprising given he attempted it on Saturday evening when we were still in the middle of a heatwave. All praise for his valiant efforts

Monday, 10th August, 2020 2:01pm

By Sally Perry

Marathon man collected 10 bags of rubbish during his 42nd of 50 marathons

neils 50 before 50 image of him running

Neil collected ten bags of litter whilst on his 42nd marathon since the end of October last year. He's raising money for mental health charity, Mind

Sunday, 26th July, 2020 4:45pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight runner’s heroic marathon challenge dressed as Wonder Woman (video)

Neil McCall and others running 40th marathon as Wonder Woman

Neil's marathon efforts have been nothing short of heroic so it was apt that he ran the 40th of 50 marathons dressed as superhero Wonder Woman

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 3:29pm

By Sally Perry