Money raised through sponsorship is an important source of income for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, helping us provide our many services completely free of charge. If you would like to plan or take part in an event of your own choosing, please contact our Fundraising Events Coordinator, Tina Papasavva, on 020 8441 7000 or email

Sponsorship in 2023

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held a very enjoyable and successful Sponsored Swim in the pool at QE School, Barnet on Sunday 11th June 2023. Young and older swimmers between them raised nearly £1350 – an excellent total.

The tcs 2023 London Marathon was held on Sunday 23rd April and all our runners on the day completed the course, raising a very impressive joint total in excess of £15,000. We send our thanks to Sam Abrahams, Josh Hockney, Daniel Lenihan, Vass Mandeville, Kyri Papasavva, Bobby Pratt, Chris Travis, and Maja Zor, as well as to their many generous sponsors. Thank you also to Gary Withers, who unfortunately had to withdraw due to injury ahead of the event. Click here to find more information about our runners.

Sponsorship in 2022

Eight Cherry Lodge runners took part in the 2022 London Marathon on Sunday 2nd October. Thank you very much indeed to Diana Bertin, John Fitzmaurice, Chris Goldie, Fabio Moruzzi, Brad Smith, Artan Taraboshi, Gary Withers and Maki Yoshikura. Between them they raised a fantastic total in excess of £15,000.

On 23rd July 2022, Marc Sidney began his 11-day North Atlantic Sailing Challenge, covering 1900 nautical miles from Newfoundland to the Isle of Wight. Marc raised a very impressive £7,090, shared equally between Cherry Lodge and North London Hospice – two charities he describes as “very close to my heart”. Thank you from Cherry Lodge to Marc and his supporters.

On 10th July 2022, Nick Martin and his friend Leigh Barnett took part very successfully in The Swashbuckler Triathlon in the New Forest, raising a much appreciated £4,500 for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in memory of Nick’s sister Suzy Bishop. Thank you to everyone who sponsored them.

Thames Path Walk