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Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page,

I am delighted to be running the 2011 London Marathon.

This will be the second time I’ve run a marathon, the other being the 1983 London Marathon (some 28 years ago!).

I’d love to beat my time of 4hrs 26mins, but realistically, if I finish inside 5hrs I should be very happy.

 

Having been a fan of Queen since the 70s I’ve decided to support the Mercury Phoenix Trust with my run. They’ve been doing some tremendous work in the fight against HIV/AIDS since Freddie’s death 20 years ago.

So please give generously and help this very worthwhile cause.

THANK YOU - and don’t forget the Gift Aid box to get that tax relief added!!!

Here’s a final thought…back in 1983 event was sponsored by Gillette who provided the runners with freebie razors and deodorants etc. Since then the event has been sponsored by Mars (confectionary), Flora (spread – how did that one work???) and now I’m really looking forward to it being sponsored by Virgin (gulp!).

Raising money for

Mercury Phoenix Trust

Mercury Phoenix Trust

Charity Registration No. 1013768

The Mercury Phoenix Trust undertakes fundraising activities to keep AIDS awareness and education in the forefront through the use of Freddie Mercury's name, magic and music. The Trust has focussed its policy to concentrate on HIV/AIDS education and awareness in the developing world.

Donations 38

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Here's the total of the off-system donations generous UK Tax Paying individuals have given me!

Donation by Stuart Jones on 12/05/11

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

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"Don't Stop Me Now" is my favorite pre-race song. Enjoyed reading your marathon story. Well done!

Donation by Rebecca Deane on 20/04/11

£25.00

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Hopefully you're done and dusted by now. If not, mind the traffic!

Donation by Andy Quye on 17/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Hi Stuart, good luck and hope you enjoy the day! Tricia

Donation by PATRICIA BRADY on 17/04/11

£20.00

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Donation by Chris Carey on 17/04/11

£5.00

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sorry I'm a little late. got you a bit closer to that £500!

Donation by James Skilton on 16/04/11

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Good Luck - hope you enjoy the day. Not sure about the costume!!

Donation by Joe Daniels on 16/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Run Forest Run !!!! Talk to you soon

Donation by Ian Jones on 16/04/11

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Best wishes and good luck with your run!

Donation by Anonymous on 15/04/11

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Good luck Freddie

Donation by Alistair James on 15/04/11

£10.57

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It's great what you are doing Stuart, good luck & all the best.

Donation by Andy Sparks on 15/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good Luck Stuart. Such a worthwhile charity. Freddie is a legend and legends never die.

Donation by Debbie Try on 15/04/11

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Stuart as a Queen fan to another all the very best, good luck and don't be running as a "Stormtrooper in stillettos". cheers Del

Donation by DEREK MACFARLANE on 15/04/11

£2.00

+ £0.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck Stu. We'll be looking out for the purple-head...

Donation by philip livingstone on 15/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Freddie Rules! Good luck!

Donation by Lila Call on 15/04/11

£2.00

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Donation by Anonymous on 15/04/11

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Good Luck! :)

Donation by Linda Strotmann on 15/04/11

£15.00

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Good Luck - I can't wait to see the outfit!

Donation by Elizabeth Clarke on 15/04/11

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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A pound a mile from both of us! Can we get a partial refund if you don't do the full course?

Donation by Tim Ripley on 15/04/11

£52.44

+ £13.11 Gift Aid

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Donation by Jason Kelly on 15/04/11

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Donation by Greg Smith on 14/04/11

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Hi, we are aiming to cheer you on at the 23 mile mark near the jazz pub at monument. Good luck x

Donation by Linda Ashby on 11/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck Stuart, will be thinking of you, and I'm sure it will be a memorable experience!.....Denise x

Donation by Denise Russell on 11/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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You can think of Freddie with each footstep, especially near the end!! And as Sencer David group would say 'keep on running'

Donation by Michele Clark on 10/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck Stuart, the longer it takes the longer you can avoid web services

Donation by Richard Lloyd on 08/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£607.01
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£607.01
  • Gift Aid£125.82

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