Story

Hello!

Right. I decided to do this because my twin brother is doing this 10k, and we're insanely competitive, so I had to to do it as well. Now I've started running, I'm hugely surprised to find I'm really enjoying it, so maybe I won't die running 10k after all.

I chose Cancer Research as a cause when I signed up for this run last year, as a number of friends and family have had cancer, and fortunately recovered, in the last few years.

However, since then one of my old colleagues from Channel 4 Education, Carys Morgan, was diagnosed with a rare and virulent cancer in January and died last month at the age of only 28. I know some of you will have worked with Carys and will know what an incredible talent and amazing person she was, so you'll understand how tragic it was to lose her at such a young age.

This has made me even more determined to raise as much as possible for Cancer Research, and to run the 10k in memory of Carys. Its incredible how many people now recover from cancer due to the great work Cancer Research do, but they still have a long way to go, so please help me raise money to support their excellent work

So please, make the cold, wet morning runs worth it (although, living in Brighton, some of the sunny runs along the beach are just *amazing*) and sponsor me. My twin brother has been running longer than me, so will probably beat me, so at least I'll have the warm glow of knowing I've raised a lot of money for charity. We'll call that a moral victory then, shall we?

Gift Aid it!

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If I raise over £1000, I promise not to post pictures of my blistered feet on Instagram.

Thanks!

 

Matt

 

Raising money for

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Charity Registration No. in England and Wales 1089464, Scotland SC041666

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. We are fighting cancer on all fronts, finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat it to save more lives. We are entirely funded by the public. With your help, we can ensure more people beat cancer.

Donations 48

Donation by Anonymous on 27/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Come on you Matt!

Donation by Ronaldo Snoopfish on 27/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Well done Matt. Lovely way to remember the wonderful Carys. xx

Donation by Jen Botting on 27/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by Anonymous on 27/05/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Sarah Owen on 27/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Enjoy the run.

Donation by James Boardwell on 27/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Go go go! I'm sure you can beat Chris.all you've gotta do is believe!

Donation by Cait on 27/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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I hope this final donation helps carry you to the finish line x

Donation by Jo Roach on 27/05/13

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck, Matt!

Donation by Claire Marshall on 26/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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To Carys, and a great effort to celebrate her memory. x

Donation by Jen Topping on 26/05/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

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Great cause, great event, great achievement on getting to the start line. Enjoy the day & see you at the finish!

Donation by Stephanie Mac Sweeney on 26/05/13

£35.00

+ £8.75 Gift Aid

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Fantastic that you are doing this in memory of Carys.

Donation by Steve Moore on 26/05/13

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

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Great cause, lovely person to remember.

Donation by Louise Brown on 26/05/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Silvia on 23/05/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Go Matt!

Donation by Rebecca Denton on 22/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Faster, faster, faster...

Donation by Andrew Birley on 21/05/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Best of luck Matt

Donation by Celia Davies on 21/05/13

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Good luck Matt

Donation by Mum & Dad on 20/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Go Matt, go! Good luck mate. Xx

Donation by Alice Perman on 19/05/13

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

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Make sure you beat commercial twin.

Donation by Jo Roach on 18/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by Matthew on 16/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Excellent work. Run run run. Super.

Donation by Anna Pickard on 15/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Really sorry to hear about Carys. Run, Matt, run.

Donation by Tassos Stevens on 14/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Bravo!

Donation by Alice Taylor on 14/05/13

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

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Good luck, and so sorry to hear about Carys.

Donation by Tom Dolan on 13/05/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£1,130.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£1,130.00
  • Gift Aid£277.50

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