Stone's friendly, competitive running club for all abilities
Local community is close to our heart
Not only is Stone Master Marathoners a proud contributor to the local running and racing scene, we also love to offer support and assistance to local causes and charities wherever possible. Often taking the form of as charitable donations from our race entry profits, here's a snapshot of our recent activity. Thank you for your support to make this possible.
Causes Stone Master Marathoners Cares About
Stone Community Hub
A local charity for local people, Stone Community Hub has benefitted from two charity donations following our Spring Treble race series
Friends of Josh
Stone Master Marathoners contributed £250 race proceeds to 'Friends of Josh', a charity setup to highlight mental health care in the local community following the death of Joshua Smith in 2016
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Responsible for the neonatal care of one of our precious Bat pups, Bethany Gamble, University Hospital of North Staffordshire is very precious to SMM
"I still cannot believe how lucky we are to have found such a group of lovely and supportive people in SMM."
Sara Buckley - "Friends of Josh"
"The staff were outstanding and not only provided amazing care for Bethany but showed compassion and reassurance to us."
Causes Our Members Support
There's no official tie-in with SMM donations, however here are some of the causes our members have raised money for over the years.
Bliss - for babies born premature or sick
Dougie Mac - Staffordshire end of life care
Support Dogs - For Autism, For Epilepsy, For Disability
Donna Louise Hospice - for babies born premature or sick
Acorns - Childrens hospice
Katharine House Hospice - Free hospice care in Staffordshire
Macmillan Cancer Support - Live life to the fullest
Girl Guides - Staffordshire Section
Scouts - Staffordshire Section
Stroke Association - Help change the story
National Trust - Downs Banks
MDNA - Motor Neurone Disease Association