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In 2013 I started fundraising for Alzheimer Scotland by participating in a number of ultra marathons and endurance adventure races. I successfully completed both the Antarctic Ice Marathon and the Antarctic 100km Ultra Marathon and became the first Scot to complete the double distance, and raising £7.5k for Alzheimer Scotland. That was the start of my running adventures.

In 2014 I went on to run the 72 mile Great Glen Ultra, 95 miles in a 24 hour trail race and rounded off the year by completing the Volcano Marathon at an altitude of14,500 feet in the Atacama desert in Chile. I contended with low oxygen levels, temperatures of up to 30 degrees,tough mountain terrain and altitude sickness managing to finish 3rd overall woman. My fundraising total rose to £14.k

In 2015 I will continue to fundraise by setting another set of hard challenges. I will be doing the North Pole Marathon, run on the arctic ice floes at the geographic north pole in temperatures as low as -40 degrees C; then just 2 weeks later I will run the 53 mile Hoka Highland Fling;  in June the 95 mile West Highland Way Race and the Glenmore 24 hour trail race in September where I hope to run 100 miles.

I am an ordinary person: a mum and wife and I work full-time. Running is my passion and I have always loved a challenge. I am also passionate about charity and so use my running to fundraise.

All the money that I raise will stay in Scotland, and specifically, will be used on projects in Glasgow and the surrounding area.

All donations go direct to Alzheimer Scotland and my challenge trips are self-funded.

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Updates 2

On Saturday 25th April I completed the 53 mile Hoka Highland Fling, in a personal best time of 13.18.04, 38 minutes faster than my previous best, and just 2 weeks after the North Pole Marathon

27/04/15 08:38

On Saturday 11th April 2015 I completed the North Pole Marathon running in a temperature of -41 with 10 mph winds, finishing in 7:13:08 placing 4th lady,12th overall. I am now preparing for my next odyssey challenge, the West Highland Way Race in June.

22/04/15 12:11

Raising money for

Alzheimer Scotland

Alzheimer Scotland

Charity Registration No. SC022315

Alzheimer Scotland offers care, information and support to people with dementia and carers in Scotland. Our services include our 24 hour Freephone Dementia Helpline (0808 808 3000), our Dementia Advisors, Dementia Nurses and medical research. We believe no one should go through dementia alone.

Raising money for

Run by Alzheimer Scotland

Charity Registration No. SC022315

Donations 119

Audrey what an achievement . You certainly are a fantastic role model for us all

Donation by Alison on 30/04/15

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic achievement, well done. . .again.

Donation by Karen on 29/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Congratulations! You are an inspiration!

Donation by Jenny O'Hagan on 27/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Enjoy the thaw!

Donation by Steven J on 22/04/15

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Massage & cash donations from Loch Katrine Running Festival, plus cash donations for North Pole Marathon

Donation by Anonymous on 22/04/15

£250.00

Well Done - keep on running, You are mad you know though :-)

Donation by Ian and Hilary on 21/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Many congratulations Audrey; a great achievement and an experience I'm sure you will never forget.

Donation by Ian and Sandra on 15/04/15

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done Audrey. A fantastic achievement!

Donation by Drew Fleming on 15/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Audrey - just so amazing!

Donation by Helen Moore on 14/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Great run Audrey. I'm oh so impressed!

Donation by Anonymous on 13/04/15

£26.20

+ £6.55 Gift Aid

Great run.

Donation by Anonymous on 13/04/15

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic run Audrey. I'm in awe of your dedication and achievements.

Donation by Jeanne Boyd on 13/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Audrey! A big thankyou too for your work organising the Loch Katrine Marathon (and for looking after my rucksack during the race :-)

Donation by Chris Hill on 13/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Audrey, I'll see you at the Highland Fling, the West Highland Way race and Glenmore 24. Even with our Scottish weather I guarantee it'll be warmer than the North Pole was ! Magnificent performance.

Donation by Robin & Anne on 12/04/15

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Another totally awesome and awe-inspiring achievement, Audrey! Many, many congratulations :)

Donation by Eugenie on 12/04/15

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

All the best Audrey.

Donation by John Durkin on 09/04/15

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done, Audrey in all your fund raising efforts. The work of Alzheimer's Scotland is invaluable and your enthusiasm for fund raising for them is to be applauded.

Donation by Anonymous on 06/04/15

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Audrey, both your running and fund raising feats are impressive! Looking forward to meeting you at the NP marathon!!

Donation by Karen Curtis on 06/04/15

£100.00

Good luck Audrey .. Stay safe and enjoy it

Donation by Liam mcgregor on 04/04/15

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Never met you too, but I'm very impressed by your efforts. You're very brave and an inspiration. Good luck and stay warm there :-)

Donation by Marcia Ferreira on 02/04/15

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done and hope you enjoy...was delighted to be part of LK event all be it a helper

Donation by Mary Fraser on 01/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Running at the North Pole? Do H&S know about this? Amazing - best of luck to you!

Donation by Andrew G on 01/04/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Amazing!!!!!!

Donation by Stuart Macfarlane on 30/03/15

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

You are ready for this!! Go girl!!

Donation by Gladys on 30/03/15

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Always an inspiration to others, well done.

Donation by Chuck on 29/03/15

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£13,293.70
  • Offline donations£6,815.00
  • Text donations£48.00
  • Total raised£20,156.70
  • Gift Aid£858.28

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