Marek's Liverpool Marathon, Great North Run, Leeds Triathlon and Cardiff Half Marathon Adventure!
Event: Bupa Great North Run 2011 on 18/09/2011
£1,323.00 raised of £1,500.00 target
£1,323.00 raised so far
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Originally I was just running the Great North Run 2011!
I've now racing all my events for Cancer Research UK!
They consist of:
11th September - Leeds Triathlon (olympic distance)
18th September - Great North Run (Half marathon)
9th October - Liverpool Marathon
16th October - Cardiff Half Marathon.
After running for Queenscourt Hospice in 2009 and raising a fantastic £465, and running for cancer research UK in 2010 raising £515, I will this year be running once again for Cancer Research UK, which is a charity close to my heart. 1 in 3 of us will get cancer in our lifetime, but sadly only 1 in 10 of us will donate to Cancer Research UK.
My dad was 1 of those 3, and although he fought to the end, he sadly died from cancer on the 23rd March 2006.
I spent 5 years of my life being physically unable to run, but in 2009, I decided to fight, fight the pain every step caused. And from not having ran for over 5 years, I ran the largest half marathon in the world.
This year, I've stepped up my game. In the space of 5 weeks, I will race:
1 Olympic Distance Triathlon.
2 Half Marathons.
I've never raced triathlon yet, and this will be my first marathon. It will be tough, and I'm sure it will take me to levels of pain and endurance that I never thought could be possible. But compared to what those with cancer suffer, it will be miniscule.
Together we can win this fight, and I will continue to fight.
Fight my corner.
If you want to know my story better, visit:
Pain is Temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
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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.
You have achieved a phenomenal goal Marek; not many could do such things as you have. I hold my hands up to you; proud. Sincere congratulations!
Donation by Kasia Cybulska on 19/12/11
+ £5.00 Gift Aid
Donation by someone on 19/12/11
Sorry it's so late!! You're incredible for doing what you're doing and pushing yourself! Good luck! See you in the pub :) xxxx
Donation by Joanna Smith on 15/12/11
you deserve more, truly.
Donation by Laurence Astill on 14/12/11
+ £1.25 Gift Aid
Inspirational as always! You've been a joy to follow, keep it up! :D
Donation by Alexey Underwood on 13/12/11
All thats left in my bank! Proud of you broski!
Donation by Romek Parkola on 12/12/11
You're a hero Marek! Great effort, don't know how you managed to do it, inspirational!
Donation by Morgan Jones on 11/12/11
Happy Late Birthday! No Idea how you managed it and its been said by everyone but if there is ever a time for the word, this is it, Inspirational! xxx
Donation by Gregory Monk on 09/11/11
Donation by Irenka Pukacz on 09/11/11
+ £1.25 Gift Aid
Truly inspirational, as always!
Donation by Alexey Underwood on 20/10/11
Absolutely amazing Marek! A true inspiration!
Donation by Anthony Bubb on 18/10/11
what an achievement. well done lad!
Donation by David McArthur on 18/10/11
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Rachel Jones on 16/10/11
Keep up the good work mate! One more to go!
Donation by Lewis Powell on 13/10/11
Marek. Good Luck, and well done! Marek
Donation by Marek Szablewski on 08/10/11
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
You are mental.
Donation by Adam Rush on 07/10/11
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
You're doing an amazing job with all your running and triathlons, I know I couldn't do it! Keep up the good work :) x
Donation by Rachael Parker on 03/10/11
Keep up the inspirational work!
Donation by Alexey Underwood on 12/09/11
Donation by Christopher Chan on 10/09/11
Don't be letting any wenches overtake you yeah? ;)
Donation by Rich Marks on 19/06/11
Good luck maz, sorry its a bit late, I know you'll great and I really hope I see you soon. lub you.
Donation by Emily Barrett on 17/06/11
Donation by Daniel Hepworth on 15/06/11
Enjoy Mate, Good Cause Enjoy your bloody runs!
Donation by Tom Karbanowicz on 14/06/11
good luck marek- what your doing is inspirational!
Donation by Anita Wilczynska on 14/06/11
Good Luck Marek, Its amazing what your doing! Hope it goes well!
Donation by Gregory Monk on 14/06/11
- * Online donations£1,208.00
- Offline donations£115.00
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£1,323.00
- Gift Aid£121.50
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