The Young Lives Foundation blog.


WALES | Day 2…

Early start this morning! After a wake up call at 7am, we headed down for breakfast and then collected our waterproof’s, wellies, helmets and life jackets and got ready for … Continue reading


WALES | Just the start…

A group of excited young people and staff met at the YLF office at 8am on Wednesday 6th April and after the van was loaded with all of our stuff, … Continue reading


Easter Holiday | Fun Fun Fun!

This Easter, YLF has been busy giving young people the opportunity to be involved in some extra fun positive activities! All with thanks to fundraised money from BBC Children in … Continue reading

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Fundraiser | London Marathon

By Neil… 11.05.2016 “Hi All, With less than 2 weeks to go, thought it time I provide another update having been on holiday for a week, with my progress towards … Continue reading

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WALES | One More Sleep!

YLF is off to the Kent Mountain Centre in Wales!!  Here, we will blog about our journey, our adventures and share our photos so please come back to the blog … Continue reading


Fundraiser | London Marathon

By Neil… 21.03.2016 “Hi Everybody! Back to reality last week following my trip to Rome last weekend, traipsing the streets of Maidstone, racking up 36 miles. The weekend culminated with … Continue reading

Roma Ostia 13 Mar 16

Fundraiser | London Marathon

By Neil… 14.03.2016 “Hi running fans! Quite a week just gone, starting with Monday and Wednesday training runs in the cold, dark streets of Maidstone, and finishing by the seaside … Continue reading

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Fundraiser | London Marathon

By Neil… 07.03.2016  “32 miles of training fun last week, as we move ever nearer to the London Marathon on April 24th (just 49 giving days left, hint-hint). Two of my … Continue reading

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Fundraiser | London Marathon

By Neil… 29.02.2016 “Can’t quite believe we are through February already, and now the running season is well and truly upon us with events coming up thick and fast, all … Continue reading


Fundraiser | London Marathon

By Neil… 15.02.2016 “Quite an exciting week, last week. 33 miles of running, culminating on Valentines Day with the Deal Half Marathon (2nd consecutive year I’ve been out all day … Continue reading