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June 2015

Charity Cricket Weekend

June 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - June 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Kirtlington, United Kingdom
Kirtlington Village Kirtlington, Oxfordshire United Kingdom + Google Map

On the weekend of June 5th and 6th 2015 we held 2 cricket matches played in support of Thinking of Oscar. Both involved the club that David played for growing up, Leigh Cricket Club, who are based in Surrey.  Firstly on Friday June 5th there was a Twenty20 match played in Kirtlington, Oxfordshire between a Kirtlington Village team and a touring side from Leigh CC.  This was then followed on the Saturday by a game between Middleton Stoney CC and…

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The Blenheim Palace Triathlon 2015

June 13, 2015
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX201PP United Kingdom
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The 2015 Blenheim Palace Triathlon served as our main fundraising event for 2015. We had a 50 man and woman squad competing at this year’s event.  Hannah spent many hours pushing Oscar and Holly around the lake in their pram during her maternity leave, so it seemed the obvious choice of venue to choose for our first major event. After months of training, preparation, organsiation, injuries and last minute replacements – Saturday June 13th 2015 came and with it the…

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December 2015

Boxing for Oscar

December 10, 2015
London, United Kingdom
Indigo at The O2, The O2, Penisula Square
London, SE10 0DX United Kingdom
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We are so grateful to everyone who has chosen to support Thinking of Oscar by being inspired to step out of their comfort zone and do something that they would have never imagined possible…….. On December 10th 2015, our good friend Gary Carr (@garycarrphysio) is well and truly stepping out of any comfort zone, by choosing to step in the ring at the O2 Indigo Rooms at London’s O2 Arena for a “one time only” white colour boxing match to…

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August 2016

South Coast 100km Challenge

August 26, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Arundel, United Kingdom
EASTBOURNE TO ARUNDEL Arundel, United Kingdom + Google Map

During the August Bank Holiday weekend our good friend Ben Green and two teaching colleagues decided to take on the challenge of running the South Coast Challenge, a 100km off road race from Eastbourne to Arundel.  Ben and one colleague, Chris Cox, took part to raise funds for Thinking of Oscar and their other colleague, David Saker, was running to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society.  Between the 3 of them they raised in excess of £2700 and miraculously all…

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September 2016

The Blenheim Palace Triathlon 2016

September 5, 2016
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX201PP United Kingdom
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In 2015 David and 49 friends participated in the Blenheim Palace Triathlon in order to raise money and awareness for Thinking of Oscar.  Together they raised more than £60,000. This year he is doing it again, however this time the squad will be made up of over 80 participants and Hannah is joining the team too. In 2016 we are looking to raise £100,000 collectively to reach our goal of funding a new Paediatric Procedures Unit for the John Radcliffe Hospital…

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October 2016

Thinking of Oscar Cook Book – “Send with Love”

October 24, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Click Here To Send Your CopyThe Thinking of Oscar Cookbook, Made with Love, was originally intended to be a collection of recipes inspired by friends of Oscar’s family who, in the weeks and months after Oscar died, generously delivered home cooked meals to the family’s doorstep. Day after day, as word of the project spread some celebrity chefs became involved in the campaign. The resulting book is a collection of tried and tested recipes, family favourites handed down through generations,…

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The Suffering – Pain & Suffering 2016

October 29, 2016
Rockingham, United Kingdom
Rockingham Motor Speedway, Leicestershire Rockingham, Leicestershire NN17 5AF United Kingdom + Google Map

On October 29th 2016 two ex work colleagues of David and Hannah's decided to truly put themselves out of their comfort zone and take part in an event known as Pain & Suffering.  The event is a 10 mile obstacle course race described as one of the most brutal in the UK. We wanted to say a huge Thank You to both Jason Pritchard and Austin Pierson for taking on the challenge and completing it to raise in excess of…

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November 2016

Singapore Cycle Ride 2016

November 26, 2016
Singapore, Singapore
Singapore Island Singapore, Singapore + Google Map

On February 15th 2015 six guys set out at 6am in the morning to take on a ‘Round the Island’ cycle challenge in Singapore.  The objective of the 126km ride was to raise awareness for ‘Thinking of Oscar’ and show that you can do anything given a group of like minded individuals who all wanted to do something to support our cause. Nearly 20 months later most of the original cast along with some new recruits will be setting out…

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June 2019

The Blenheim Palace Triathlon 2019

June 2, 2019
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX201PP United Kingdom
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£92 – £114

Calling all budding triathletes and all previous TOO Team Members! To mark the 5th Anniversary of Thinking of Oscar we are once again putting together a squad for the Blenheim Palace Triathlon. Over the last four years we have raised close to £175,000 and had more than 200 people compete for Thinking of Oscar.  For many in was their first foray into the world of Triathlon.  We mark this occasion we are inviting everyone who has taken part previously and…

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June 12, 2019 - June 16, 2019
, United Kingdom
Oxford, Starting and Finishing in Oxford United Kingdom
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