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Thanks to the support from my family, friends and the wonderful skills of Mr Krishna (http://www.spinalsurgeon.com/) and the two operations he carried out in 2012 on my neck and back, I have been able to regain my mobility and, instead of completing the Great North Run in a wheelchair, as I have done previously for Disability North, I will be competing on my feet!

I can't guarantee to run or even jog much of the course. At the moment I can't even walk the distance but hopefully by September I will be able to complete it. My aim will be to get to the finishing line!!!

Anyone who knows me, knows that I will give it my best but I want to reassure everyone that I will be sensible and not jeopardise my health. 

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Updates 3

Well we did it! Dianne and I managed to cross the finishing line of The Great North Run on Sunday 7th September 2014. I can honestly say "Never Again!". It was so hard but I'm glad we did it. We have raised over £800, thank you. Watch this space for next year's challenge!

12/09/14 01:28

We recently doubled our original fundraising target from £250 to £500. It now looks as if we are going to smash that as well. The support we have been receiving from everyone (sponsorship wise and emotionally) is amazing. Thank you. x

05/09/14 01:15

To everyone who has donated (or is still thinking about it!) - thank you soooooooo much. We really appreciate your support. x

02/09/14 03:18

Raising money for

Disability North

Disability North

Charity Registration No. 514733

Disability North promotes inclusion, independence and choice for disabled people across the North of England. We are a user led charity which works with, and for, disabled people, enabling them to increase the control they have over their own lives.

Raising money for

Run by Disability North

Charity Registration No. 514733

Donations 26

Hi, congratulations to you all for finishing. I hope you raise a significant amount of money for your causes. Regards John

Donation by Mr John Glover on 11/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Carolyn. Wow! This has made your story even more incredible. Many will be inspired and encouraged by your achievments. Lots of love xxx

Donation by Bridget & John Holliday on 08/09/14

Huge Congratulations! Claire xxx

Donation by claire pegg on 08/09/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Well done Dianne and Carolyn from all at AquaJoy

Donation by Hugh Malone on 08/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Carolyn and Dianne - you have done so well! Lots of love..xxxxx

Donation by Ruth on 07/09/14

£20.00

Well done! Amazing lady xx sponsoring you and Dianne xx

Donation by Vici on 07/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by paul quinn on 07/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Walk tall Carolyn, go girl go!!! Your amazing. Lots of love P xxx

Donation by Pauline Holland on 06/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

On behalf of Mr. Mangle good luck :)

Donation by George on 05/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done! xxx

Donation by Wendy & Ken on 05/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck mam 2! I know you'll do amaing :)

Donation by Cheryl & Ali on 05/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck to you both - very brave!

Donation by Bob Lines on 05/09/14

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Good luck to you both

Donation by Kevin Keltie on 05/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Go for it Carolyn...with Dianne in tow!! You're such an inspiration....well done! Enjoy every gruelling (?!) moment....and take your time....the finishing will be worth it!

Donation by Sandra Wheatley on 05/09/14

£20.00

If you run as fast as you did on Look North you might win!

Donation by Ian & Sue on 05/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

text donation

Donation by Anonymous on 04/09/14

£5.00

via sms

Best of luck ladies

Donation by Gillian on 02/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Go get em x

Donation by Lesley Baines on 29/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck x

Donation by Hilary on 28/08/14

£10.00

Enjoy the run Carolyn and Dianne x

Donation by Colin Peet on 28/08/14

Donation by Anonymous on 28/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck !

Donation by Keith Moore on 28/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck to you both. Take it easy!

Donation by John Davis on 26/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck!

Donation by Leigh Chaffey on 26/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

You are the CEO and should delegate such tasks Dianne! Good luck to you and Carolyn

Donation by Steven Richardson on 26/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£375.00
  • Offline donations£446.00
  • Text donations£5.00
  • Total raised£826.00
  • Gift Aid£81.25

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