Stephen Lawrence

Charitable Trust

I'm running the marathon for 

Stepehen Lawrence 

Charitable Trust


22nd April 2020

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My name is Matt Bickley.

Stephen was my younger cousin. We grew up together in South London and shared many of the same interests.

We played together, ran together and had heated discussions about Star Wars plot lines.

Now several decades later, I am running again – this time for a cause.

Running the London Marathon for Stephen Lawrence

In April 2020 I will be running the London Marathon to honour the memory of my cousin Stephen.

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A bit about me

Both Stephen and I grew up as keen runners, having grown up a few steps away from the starting line of the London Marathon in Greenwich. Stephen joined the Cambridge Harriers and competed alongside future team GB athletes. And I ran cross-country competitively throughout all of my teens.

Now several decades later, I am running again – this time for a cause. To raise funds & awareness for all the good work the Trust does with young people across the UK. And to promote a message of Peace, Unity & Hope in these times of increased division and despair.


This year I featured in a BBC short film about original investigation and the changes in the law that mean suspects can be retried.

Watch the doc below
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Stephen Lawrence was a young black man with a promising future ahead of him in the field of architecture. He was a kind & gentle soul, fun to be around, and I miss him every day.

–– Matt Bickley

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A classic backpack silhouette is revitalised in this latest collaboration with Porter. Made in Japan, this dark olive design is crafted from a lightweight nylon, with contrasting metallic accents in the form of a buckle and etched logo snap buttons.


Signed Fil Fury Print

British Artist now living and working in LA, Fil Fury has created iconic images by deconstructing classic sneaker silhouettes, into insects and more. Phil has kindly donated one of his amazing signed prints to help raise funds for my cause. Signed Super Star Beetle Print

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