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Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

As some of you know, I have roped my old man into running a half marathon this march in Bath. Both (very) novice runners, our journey has involved lots of tears, pain and laughs. Whilst I recently ran with Mo Farah and took my training seriously, believe me when I say it took a lot to prize dad off the sofa and the glass of red out of his hand! However the progress we have made has been nothing short of a miracle, and we are now both confident of reaching that finish line (no matter how slow!)

We are running for a great charity close to our hearts, Parkinsons UK. If you could spare even a couple of pounds towards a fab cause, (and more importantly revelling in the pain about to be inflicted on me & my dad) then please do leave a donation. Many, many thanks!

 

Gem & Steve Atkinson

Raising money for

Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s UK

Charity Registration No. 258197 and Scotland SC037554

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson's. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone. We offer friendship, support, expert information and advice. We also fund ground breaking research into Parkinson's and we're leading the way to find a cure.

Donations 52

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Great day and a great race! Very proud of you both for doing so well! Lots of love, granny and paps! xxxxxxx :-)

Donation by Billy and Ivy on 29/03/12

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Well done! x

Donation by Steve and Karen on 29/03/12

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Good work Gem - a post event donation!

Donation by Matthew Lacey on 19/03/12

Donation by Anonymous on 18/03/12

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Sorry its a bit late Gem! Hope it went well, I will get all the details when I see you next! x

Donation by Heather Frake on 16/03/12

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Hi there, so sorry its late, good to hear it went well, although wish I'd seen 'the walk' on Monday Steve!!

Donation by Joanne Axtell on 14/03/12

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Good luck to you both. Hope you both do really well. Looking forward to hearing all about it when we see you next Steve.

Donation by Phil / Dave / Steve @ Chalk on 13/03/12

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Hope all the effort was worth it! Think you both deserve a large glass of red tonight!! Lisa & John xx

Donation by Lisa Briggs on 11/03/12

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Good luck Gem. I'm sure you'll smash it then feet up with the box set of Rehab!!

Donation by alex livesey on 11/03/12

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Good luck my favourite Bulby and Dadbulb!! Congrats on raising so much money for a worthy cause. xxx

Donation by Ruth Costello on 10/03/12

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Wishing you all true best of luck and courage for the race and for such a good cause close to my heart.

Donation by Anonymous on 10/03/12

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Good luck Gem. If you're not running this in a gorilla suit I want my money back.

Donation by Michael Regan on 10/03/12

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Not sure that I fully approve of this "running" thing but I know it's for a good cause. Chapeau.

Donation by Anonymous on 10/03/12

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Good luck, a cause very close to my family. Well done with the money raised so far.

Donation by c havard on 09/03/12

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Best of luck. A great cause close to my heart.

Donation by Jo Mcknight on 09/03/12

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Big up sis and papa! Better not be trollin' me!

Donation by Josh Tekkinson on 06/03/12

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I've heard it's a pan flat course so it should be no problem for a couple of hard northerners. Pace yersens and you'll be alreght : )

Donation by Konrad Manning on 06/03/12

good luck atkinson's enjoy the run!!!

Donation by wild child in the making on 06/03/12

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Good luck, Gem & Gems's Dad! See you at the Florence Marathon in November? ;-)

Donation by Nadya Labib on 06/03/12

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Gem, good luck, I suspect that if you're running with your Dad, you'll clock up a fast time?

Donation by Brian Huckle on 05/03/12

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Great cause. Good luck father and daughter! :)

Donation by Victoria Simpson on 03/03/12

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Well done i am sure you will both show great Endeavour

Donation by Andy Clarke on 03/03/12

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Great cause. Good luck Gem and get back on your bike ASAP. Running is evil...

Donation by Ian Parkinson on 02/03/12

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Gem - hope to see you back on the bike soon!

Donation by Mark from RaphaCondor CC on 02/03/12

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Good luck to you both

Donation by Juan Christian on 02/03/12

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£1,090.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£1,090.00
  • Gift Aid£193.25

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