Following months of fundraising after Saints legend Francis Benali's epic 1000 mile run to all 20 football grounds in the Premier League - the final amount has finally been calculated.
£5 ticket offer for Francis Benali Fans to Matt Forde’s Sports Party
Benali’s Big Run came to an official end with a Gala Dinner on Saturday 14th March at St Mary’s Football Stadium.
Benali's Big Run Gala Dinner will take place on Saturday 14th March 2015 in aid of Cancer Research UK.
Francis Benali to host a gala dinner at St Mary's as the final event of Benali's Big Run
On Saturday 14th March 2015 the final event of Benali's Big Run will take place at St Mary's, home of Southampton FC!
“Benali's Big Run will fund a further 5 years research in the fight against cancer.” Dr Edd James, Lecturer in Cancer Immunology at the University of Southampton.
A month on from Francis Benali's mammoth BIG RUN, Southampton Football Club's Steve Bennett sat down with the SFC Legend to discuss life after the run.
Francis Benali goes out for his first run since finishing Benali's Big Run
Tears, trauma and laugh out loud moments, this mini documentary has a plethora of emotions running throughout the 18 minutes. Warning this short film features not one but two true heroes!
Francis Benali has been nominated for The Pride of Sport Awards 2014, Sporting Charity Challenge of the Year Award
To celebrate Franny’s epic 1000 mile challenge we have designed an exclusive T shirt that has Franny’s autograph and a full list of the grounds he ran to with the corresponding dates.
Check out some of the posts from Twitter in the last couple of days
Southampton FC put together a great video about Francis Benali hitting St Mary's on match day
The Ugly Inside releases another fantastic blog post to help Benali's Big Run
Immediately after finishing, Ralph talks to the Saints Foundation about his experience running with Franny during Benali's Big Run.
The Saints Foundation were on hand to capture the moment two Southampton Icons met out on the road on the final day of Benali's Big Run.
Check out all of the press coverage Francis Benali received for the last leg and home coming
Watch Franny's emotional return to St Mary's following his epic 1000 mile Big Run
After 1000 miles, Francis Benali is given an incredible welcome home.
A packed St Mary's gave Franny a rapturous welcome home as he did his lap of honour during Saturday’s match against Newcastle United. Fans from both teams applauded him after his incredible achievement, nearly 1000 miles in 21 days raising well over £100,000 so far for Cancer Research UK.
Franny continues to battle through the pain as he gets ever closer to home. Saints Chairman Ralph Kruger adds his support by joining him for the last leg.
Southampton Chairman, Ralph Krueger, will be joining Franny Benali today, running the final leg of his 1,000-mile trek home to St Marys
Franny tells us about how he feels at the end of the penultimate day's run. There may be a tear or two tomorrow.
Check out this video of James Ward-Prowse
Find out where you will be able to see Franny on the last day of Benali's Big Run
Blog Number 8 from Veho shows how physically and mentally demanding this challenge is
Check out the latest video of Phil Thompson and Paul Merson wish Franny luck during Benali's Big Run
Charlie Austin has confirmed that he will be greeting Franny when he reaches Loftus Road tomorrow.
Benali's Big Run hits the Midlands clubs
Check out who joined the Benali's Big Run team.
The Benali's Big Run challenge hits the national madia
The Saints Foundation capture Francis Benali's toughest day so far.
Check out the latest blog about Benali's Big Run, Powered by Veho
The First Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers are giving Francis Benali their full backing whilst deployed in Canada
Through the power of the internet, Benali's Big Run has gone global!
Installer Magazine interviews Franny's son Luke Benali.
Franny hits Manchester City and Stoke
Check out Blog number four where Franny is joined by Matt Le Tissier
Check out the third blog powered by Veho of Benali's Big Run
Check out the second blog in the series, powered by Veho.
As day five came and went, Benali was joined by ex-team mate James Beattie and Greeted by England U21 star Danny Ings at Burnley.
Ex-team mate James Beattie and England U21 star Danny Ings will be joining Franny today on his leg to Burnley.
Liverpool FC have shown their support for Benali's Big Run by offering a warm welcome at Anfield.
Francis Benali hits Hull City on day three of Benali's Big Run
Ricky from TOWIE wishes Francis Benali good luck for Benali's Big Run
Francis Benali starts on the first leg of Benali's Big Run with former team mate and Friend Alan Shearer.
Burnley FC are proud to be welcoming Saints legend to Turf Moor on 28th August!
Nigel Adkins, former Southampton FC manager offer his words of support to Francis Benali ahead of Benali's Big Run
Danny Mac and Ayden Callaghan, aka Dodger and Joey Roscoe, send their words of support to Francis ahead of Benali's Big Run
Matt Le Tissier confirms that he will be running with Franny for part of the route of Benali's Big Run.
QPR are the next club to give their full support to Francis Benali ahead of his 1000 mile challenge, Benali's Big Run
See how Franny is feeling before the big start of Benali's Big Run on Sunday
Man's Running Magazine interviews Francis Benali on his up and coming challenge, Benali's Big Run.
Alan Shearer, the former Southampton, Blackburn, Newcastle and England star is all set to officially launch Benali’s Big Run, as a tribute to his former Saints teammate.
Benali's Big Run has some very generous supporters. Find out what it means for these companies to be involved in this fantastic challenge for Cancer Research UK
D Adams & Sons Roofing are proud sponsors of part of Franny's running t-shirt ready for the 1000 miles challenge of Benali's Big Run
Leading heating and plumbing trade magazine – Installer – is putting its considerable weight and resources behind Benali’s Big Run.
A well known vehicle rental company is getting behind one of the biggest charity events of the moment this month by supporting Benali’s Big Run.
See all of the fantastic press coverage that Francis Benali has received for Benali's Big Run, raising money for Cancer Research UK
Final dates have been confirmed for Francis Benali's route are all 20 Premier League Clubs for Benali's Big Run.
Kenzie Benali interviews Karen Benali, her mum on why the family chose to raise money for Cancer Research UK through Benali's Big Run
Franny visits the Cancer Research lab at Southampton General Hospital to see first hand where the money raised will be going.
Manchester City have confirmed that they are fully supporting Francis Benali on his up and coming challenge for Cancer Research UK
Francis Benali completes a 30 mile training run in West Quay to raise more money for Cancer Research UK
Francis Benali complete's one of his training runs at West Quay Southampton on Saturday 2nd August
Francis Benali's daughter Kenzie interviews him about the dry fun for Benali's Big Run on behalf of the Saints Foundation.
Francis Benali takes on the final 36 miles as a dry run for Benali's Big Run which starts in three weeks.
Press coverage in the Southern Daily Echo written by Lawrie McMenemy
Great Article about the of Benali's Big Run in the Daily Echo on Thursday 17th July
Fantastic coverage of Benali's Big Run for Cancer Research UK in the Daily Echo
Francis Benali and Matt Le Tissier are interviewed at St Mary's Stadium about Benali's Big Run
Video of the Launch of Benali's Big Run created by The Saints Foundation
Benali's Big Run is officially launched to the media today at Southampton Football Club
Bournemouth Telecommunications Company 4Com announced as main sponsor for Benali's Big Run.
Francis Benali popped into the Jellyfish Livewire office to personally thank the team and to explain about sponsoring the challenge.
Francis Benali captures his training run for Benali's Big Run in the New Forest
Find out who to contact at the Benali's Big Run HQ
Probably the most asked question being put to Francis Benali right now..."Why are you doing Benali's Big Run?"
Find out more about the fantastic work of Cancer Research UK
The route is so important to get right. Check out the proposed route so far.
Food and fluid is such an important part of the build up and challenge. Find out what Franny has found out already
Franny will be doing most of the hard work but he will need some reliable equipment to help him on his way
Franny is taking on this tough challenge to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Find out why here.
Francis Benali gives you an insight into his world as an Ex-Southampton FC Footballer
Livewire are proud to be digitally powering Benali's Big Run for Franny and Cancer Research UK by providing the online and social media campaign tools.
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