Screening for people with Lynch Syndrome

We're delighted by the news today, that people with Lynch Syndrome will be screened regularly by the NHS. 40tude is proud to be supporting the National Lynch Syndrome Cancer Prevention Study at St. Mark's, helping to identify those with Lynch Syndrome in the UK Read more

Happy New Year!

Happy 2024! We hope this new year will be full of fun, health and happiness - and a 40tude adventure or two! We hope you can take a moment this weekend to catch up on news of some exciting events we have in the pipeline for this year - see more here Read more

Freya is running the Copenhagen Marathon

Please show your support to our brilliant supporter Freya Sandberg who will run the Copenhagen Marathon - her very first marathon - in May for 40tude, in memory of Saul Neale, who sadly passed away from bowel cancer in November 2022. Keep up with her progress here! Read more

The Long Run - 3 marathons in 2 days!

Seven of the “Try to the Final" team who swam, ran, rowed, and cycled their way from London to Paris in October 2023 are coming together again in May 2024 to run 78.6 miles (three marathons!) from Gloucester RFC to Northampton RFC in time for the Gallagher Premiership match at the Cinch Franklin Gardens on the evening of Friday 10th May Read more

Don't miss our next big adventure, in Japan!

We're excited to reveal the plans for 40tude's next big adventure challenge taking place in Japan in September 2024! Find out all about it here Read more

Raise funds for 40tude while you shop

Did you know that you can raise funds for 40tude while you do your everyday shopping? When you shop via Give as you Live Online, over 6,000 top retailers will donate to 40tude at no extra cost to you - see here how to get started! Read more

Support 40tude and St. Mark's this festive season!

As we head into the festive season, we bring you news of how you can support 40tude as you do your Christmas shopping, and of a very special event being organised by the talented team at St. Mark's Read more

40tude's Ambassadors Gregor Townsend MBE and Andy Nicol

We’re honoured that the legendary Scottish rugby half-backs Andy Nicol and Gregor Townsend have reunited to become Ambassadors to 40tude to help cure bowel cancer in memory of their former teammate, the late Tom Smith Read more

Try to the Final Team score a success for 40tude

Please join us in congratulating the team of 12 who achieved their goal of swimming, running, rowing and cycling from London to Paris in just 5 days in support of 40tude and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation. A huge effort in some challenging weather - find out all about their challenge here Read more

40tude's Challenge Special

While the world enjoyed some remarkable rugby in France, Team 40tude was no less busy! Read all about the extraordinary endeavours that were undertaken in the name of 40tude this Autumn, and how to apply to join our newest adventure for 2024 Read more

An invitation from St. Mark's to enjoy an evening of entertainment

You are invited to join St. Mark's for an evening of entertainment featuring several of their talented musicians. 'St. Mark's in Concert' is taking place on Thursday 30th November from 7:30pm in Piccadilly. Find out how you can secure your tickets here Read more

Help our friends affected by the earthquake in Morocco

If you'd like to help our friends in Morocco, the team who have helped to lead many of our trekking challenges, you can donate to a very special appeal which will directly help them and their families who have been badly impacted by the devastating earthquake. Find out more here Read more

40tude Ambassador Andy Nicol makes his first visit to St. Mark's

40tude's Ambassador, Scotland and British Lion rugby legend Andy Nicol has made his first visit to St. Mark's Hospital to meet Dr. Penelope Edwards, who is leading the Tom Smith Research Fellowship that 40tude is proud to be supporting in Tom's memory. Read more

40tude hastens back to the Highlands!

Following the success of our inaugural golfing event last year, some 32 40tude golfers enjoyed a tour Highlands to take on 18-holes at three of Scotland's finest courses: Castle Stuart, Royal Dornoch and the Brora. Read more

40tude Team reaches Mardi Himal Base Camp in the Himalayas

They did it! We're delighted that our brilliant team successfully have reached the Mardi Himal Base Camp in the breath-taking Himalayas, the highest point ever to be reached on a 40tude expedition Read more

Andy Nicol and Andy Peterson feature on the Happiness Is Egg Shaped podcast

Hear our new ambassador Andy Nicol and extraordinary cyclist Andy Peterson chat to Bruce Aitchison about all things rugby, and how they are both helping to raise awareness of colon cancer Read more

Dundee Rugby Club hosts special event in memory of Tom Smith

Thank you to everyone at Dundee Rugby Club who generously donated a wonderful £6,000 to 40tude following a lunch held in memory of the late Tom Smith, the rugby legend and former ambassador to 40tude Read more

Row row row your boat.. gently across the Atlantic!

Congratulations to the amazing Ted Jackson who has successfully rowed across the Atlantic in support of 40tude! Read more

40tuder invited to speak at The Rotary Club of Falkirk

Congratulations to Andy Peterson who was invited to be a speaker by The Rotary Club of Falkirk about his epic solo cycle ride around the UK for 40tude. The Club has generously donated £200 to 40tude Read more