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Portraits, paddling pools, Three Peaks and pounding the pavements We’ve had some amazing people take on some awe-inspiring challenges over the past few weeks, and we really can’t thank them enough for their support, especially at this difficult time. Here’s what some of our intrepid fundraisers have been up to: The Three Peaks

Seven half marathons in seven days for Breaking the Silence

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Leeds Mind supported in global mental health campaign Originating in Canada, Break the Silence is a campaign focussing on reducing the stigma around mental health and raising awareness. In previous years, the campaign has been focused on face-to-face events and mass participation fundraisers, but given the global pandemic and the restrictions it has forced us

Join Team Leeds Mind in our 2.6 Challenge

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Join us in The 2.6 Challenge & help raise funds for Leeds Mind The 2.6 Challenge will launch on Sunday 26 April – what should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day annual fundraising event. We’re asking you to take part in an activity of your choice based around

Virtual running

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Event been cancelled? Be a virtual run hero! Your training and fundraising efforts need not go to waste in light of coronavirus! Go out and get that run in the bag, then let us know on social media. We'll even issue you with a completion certificate. You can choose how you post on social -

Event Announcement – Local Mind Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

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Unfortunately, due to the ever evolving advice being released by the government regarding Covid-19, we have made the decision to postpone the local Mind Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. The new date for this challenge is Friday 11th September 2020. This gives everyone more time to encourage friends, family and colleagues to sign up and join

35 before 35 – Gills Barkers amazing 20 month challenge

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The amazing Gill Barker completed her epic 20 month long, 35 Before 35 challenge on Saturday, her 35th birthday. The first of Gills 35 challenges was in June 2018, where she took to the tree tops at "Go Ape" followed by (to mention just a few!) training with the Leeds Rhinos, completing the Brighton Marathon, a Duathlon, running

Challenge #27 for Leeds Mind Fundraiser Gill Barker (35 before 35)

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You may have seen previous posts thanking the amazing Gill Barker for choosing to support Leeds Mind (and Yorkshire Cancer Research) whilst taking on the incredible 35 before 35 challenge.  The list of challenges Gill has completed so far is just mind blowing and there is still more to come!!  Challenge #27 will start this

Darkness Into Light event …. Only 10 days to go

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Only 10 days to go until the first Leeds "Darkness into Light" event which is taking part at Temple Newsam on the Saturday 11th May Darkness into Light is organised by Pieta a global movement dedicated to ending suicide and supporting those who engage in self-harm. Pieta is calling on people from around the globe

Darkness into Light Walk – 11th May 2019

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We are thrilled to be the beneficiary charity of the Darkness into Light Walk at Temple Newsam on May 11th 2019. The walk provides an opportunity for people to connect with their local community and to show their support for those who have been bereaved by suicide. This is the inaugural Leeds event and we