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**** UPDATE****
I completed the Great North Run in 2 hrs 16 mins - slower than I wanted, but it was very hot !!

The Great South Run was done in 1 hr 25 mins which was much better - a nicer event with fewer people (only 11,000!) and a slightly shorter distance to run.

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Thank you for visiting my fundraising page. Last year, as you may know, my daughter Georgia had to undertake open heart surgery at the Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) and unfortunately, during her recovery from the operation, she had a stroke which left her paralysed on the left side. She's made a miraculous and almost total recovery, a lot of which can be attributed to the fantastic care which she received at JR.
Georgia was admitted to the main hospital because there is no children's hospital in Oxford currently. However, the Oxford Children's Hospital Campaign are building a new children's hospital near JR and need charitable funds to build it. The new hospital will be a purpose built centre of excellence for children's services bringing local paediatric care facilities together under one-roof. 50% of the project is being built ENTIRELY FROM CHARITABLE DONATIONS and so far, they have raised £7.7 million pounds. They need £15 million to complete the project in Jan 2007. This project is particularly close to my heart, for obvious reasons, and so, I'm trying to raise money by doing both the Great North Run (18th Sept 2005 - 13 miles) and Great South Run (9th Oct 2005 - 10 miles), which for someone who hadn't run more then 4 miles before starting this training, is quite a challenge ! Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. The Oxford Children's Hospital Campaign receive your money directly and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax will be added to your gift at no cost to you. Please help me to reach my target figure of £7,000 and many thanks for your support.

Raising money for

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

Charity Registration No. 1057295

ORH Charitable Funds supports the hospitals, departments and wards within Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Your generosity helps transform our hospitals, funding the latest medical equipment, research and facilities. NB: Please state the area you wish to support in the free text box. Thankyou

Donations 60

I'd never have put the words running and Marcus together...

Donation by Simon Shaw on 14/11/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

well done.. huge respect .. i have only ever managed a 1/2 marathon!

Donation by clare elsby on 25/10/05

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation by Graeme Lyon on 21/10/05

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation by Lee Shuttlewood on 21/10/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Well done Marcus - you have some stamina!!!

Donation by Paul Carlisle on 20/10/05

£30.00

+ £8.46 Gift Aid

well done

Donation by Ian Gilmour on 19/10/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Well done

Donation by Clive on 19/10/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Donation by Geoff on 12/10/05

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Hi Marcus, lots of success. Best regards Karel

Donation by Anonymous on 25/09/05

£50.00

Nice job mate, good luck for the GSR

Donation by Daz on 25/09/05

£50.00

Good man! Live long and Prosper!

Donation by JohnW on 21/09/05

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Good effort - rather you than me

Donation by Anonymous on 20/09/05

£40.00

+ £11.28 Gift Aid

Good luck and hope it all goes well. I know from experience that it feels great after the finish!

Donation by Mark Patrick on 20/09/05

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Good Work

Donation by John Cleaver (Dega) on 19/09/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Donation by Paul on 17/09/05

£200.00

+ £56.41 Gift Aid

Donation by tOTAL aUDIO on 16/09/05

£100.00

Best of Luck!

Donation by Shima Varsani on 06/09/05

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Nearly there!

Donation by Martin Spencer on 02/09/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Good luck drink plenty

Donation by alanf on 02/09/05

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

Good luck and I am glad to see your daughter is making a good recovery.

Donation by Pro Sound News Europe on 31/08/05

£100.00

Donation by Richard Lawley on 29/08/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Best of Luck

Donation by Richard Robinson on 26/08/05

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Donation by Sue Gould on 23/08/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Way to go Marcus ... all the best

Donation by Karl on 15/08/05

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Good luck from all the team at Broadcast Bionics

Donation by Broadcast Bionics on 12/08/05

£100.00

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,000.00
  • Offline donations£4,247.90
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£7,247.90
  • Gift Aid£375.13

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