Maggie’s Fundraising Total

Last year as a team we decided to raise funds for the Maggie’s Newcastle at the Freeman hospital, and we set off with the target to raise £5k, through a wide range of activities from bake sales, raffles to bonus balls and 100km sponsored walk, wearing our custom designed charity vests. To help draw the celebrations to a close, we finished by […]

Bamburgh to Tynemouth – Day 3

The final day was here, we started the same as the day before, fairly early but thing too crazy. We were sadly another 2 down with injuries from the day before, hopefully they will be back to normal soon. We went back to the finishing point from the day before, we back tracked a bit and headed back through Cambois. There was […]

Bamburgh to Tynemouth – Day 2

After a full day of walking, we all woke to a fabulous cooked breakfast at the hotel. Sadly one of the members had to stop walking due to an injury. So sadly we have to move on one person down, but we hope to have them back to training soon. We started just after 9, knowing we had less of a distance […]

Bamburgh to Tynemouth – Day 1

So it began, day one of the walk for Maggies. We started at 0800, leaving our respective homes at least an hour before that. We started at the foot of Bamburgh castle and started the walk south. Full of energy and excitement for the weekend to come. We snaked our way down the coast, making sure to take in the stunning scenery […]

A Circular Walk From Monkseaton

With just 5 weeks to go before our three day walking challenge from Bamburgh to Tynemouth in order to raise funds for Maggies in Newcastle, we set off on our latest training walk. It is hard to believe that you can walk for 23 miles in North Tyneside and South East Northumberland without walking past a Greggs shop but we managed to […]

A walk around North Tyneside

Where else would you want to be on your first wedding anniversary than with your touch rugby family rather than your loving husband !! That’s exactly where Cat, one of the founder members of Blackadders touch rugby team chose to spend the first 6 hours of her Saturday before being swept away later for a lovely meal with Steven.  Todays walk began […]

Wylam to Newcastle and back again, completed.

As part of our preperation for our big charity walk in the summer, we decided to put some miles in again to get us prepared for the challenge in the summer. Today (06/03/22) we went from Wylam to Newcastle and back again, travelling along the Tyne river. Making sure to get the excellent views in, as well as the less excellent ones […]

North Tyneside Three Peaks – Completed

On Saturday 12th February a group of us met up to complete a 13.1 mile training walk, in preparation for our big charity walk (100km over 3 days in June). We decided we would tick off the North Tyneside Three Peaks, taking into account the three hills in the area; the sun dial at West Allotment Country Park, the Rising Sun Country […]

Blackadder’s raising funds for Maggie’s Centre

Charity Competition Vests As some of you will know next year marks Blackadder’s 15th Anniversary as a team and to help make it memorable we have decided to hold our very own charity competition on 9th July 2022.  Our chosen charity is Maggie’s, a local charity based at the Freeman Hospital, who help support cancer patients and their families during the difficult […]