A Massive THANK YOU to all of our Hackney half runners and volunteers!

May 19 was a beautifully sunny day for those of us that cheered from the cheer point and greeted our amazing runners at the finish. It was a probably a little on the warm side for the actual runners but to be honest we only saw smiles (you can see for yourself in the photos below). [...]

Charity of the Year

Make KEEN London your Charity of the Year! Over 168,000+ charities in the UK (73.2%) are considered small or micro. They receive just 3% of income generated by business and individuals through charitable donations each year. The largest charities (6.8%) receive 90% of income. KEEN London relies on donations to fund its work [...]

Zipwires and campfires — it must be the Easter residential!

This Easter weekend 18 adventure hunting athletes and 23 brave coaches embarked on a weekend of new experiences. We set off with the sun shining to the Kingswood Centre in Kent and it stayed warm all weekend! Another highlight was that EVERY single athlete went on the zipwire; admittedly there were a few nerves and [...]

Global’s Make Some Noise goes HUGE!

We are beyond excited and proud to have received an amazing grant from Global’s Make Some Noise. On his breakfast show, presenter Chris Moyles revealed that we have been awarded a whopping £94,000 - much to our delight and surprise! The grant will be used to fund our sessions in East London, guaranteeing that our [...]

Global Studios and Tower Bridge

In January a small group of athletes were fortunate to be invited on a tour of Global Studios by our sponsor, Global's Make Some Noise. We really enjoyed having a look around the live radio studios and even had the opportunity to meet a Heart host and test out the microphones! As part of this [...]

16th Birthday party video

We are proud of our service and it was great to celebrate our super sweet 16th birthday with a massive group of our athletes, their families and our wonderful coaches! Thank you so much to Kirsi for producing this fantastic video and to everyone involved for making KEEN London such a supportive, compassionate and FUN [...]

Three Lakes Challenge — cycle or sink

KEEN London has been selected as one of the nominated causes for one of the year’s most amazing and adventurous fundraising challenges: Cycle or Sink. A group of 11 friends is aiming to become the first group to not only cycle between the three largest lakes in Great Britain but also cross them using pedal [...]

KEEN London is 15 years old!

We marked our 15th birthday in style with an amazing party on Sunday 15th July. For the first time, athletes, parents and coaches from all three centres came together to celebrate at the Three Corners Adventure Playground in Clerkenwell. While some enjoyed the slides, climbing frames and swings, others tucked into delicious treats, including waffles [...]

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