Esteemed family, friends and colleagues, as some of you may know, Bill and I will be running the Marathon du Medoc this September.

This feat of superhuman endurance will only be made bearable by the copious amounts of wine we will be offered en route and the knowledge that in running we can also raise money for charity…

We’ve chosen to support The National Brain Appeal (and not just because my sister Marcelle is a fundraiser for the charity) – they fund incredible projects at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

We’re aiming to raise at least £500 (or lots more if possible) for our efforts and would be grateful for any amount you felt able to sponsor us.

Please donate whatever you can afford. Thank you.

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Raising money for

The National Brain Appeal

The National Brain Appeal

Charity Registration No. 290173

There are 12.5million people – that’s more than one in six – in the UK living with a neurological condition. Here at the leading neurological centre in the country, we’re passionate about supporting the hospital to help improve the lives of patients through treatment and research.

Donations 18

Well done! Hope you had a great time, from Peter and Elaine

Donation by Peter Medcalf on 04/10/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Better late than never - well done for getting to the end!

Donation by John T on 17/09/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

hope you have a fun time!

Donation by vanessa clewett on 10/09/12


+ £3.75 Gift Aid

Have a great day - remember, you're just wetting your lips at the vineyards! All the best to you both. Jane and Geoff xx

Donation by Jane Ashcroft on 29/08/12


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Hope you have a great time Simon & Rose

Donation by Simon Thompson on 15/08/12


+ £13.75 Gift Aid

say Hi to all the Everest buddies and dont drink too much before mile 13

Donation by dave buckler on 27/06/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

You very nearly make it sound fun.. Hope it all goes well All the best Mary and Karl xx

Donation by Mary and Karl on 18/06/12

Good luck and enjoy the training!

Donation by Ann & John on 18/06/12

Do you know if there are any jobs going dispensing the wine!? Enjoy!!

Donation by Allan Mulliner on 12/06/12


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Donation by martin kamper on 11/06/12


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Wine and running, sounds good to me? Good luck to you both. Ali

Donation by Alison Cooper on 11/06/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Studies on mice and rats, have shown that resveratrol in wine gave the animals increased endurance while running on a treadmill!! James & Yvonne.

Donation by James Wood on 10/06/12


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Have a glass for me!

Donation by Tom Burns on 10/06/12


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Hilary Webb on 10/06/12

Team Johnson backing team Askew all the way. Do you need any help getting up to speed with the liquid training?

Donation by denise johnson on 10/06/12


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

I expect great things from you both

Donation by Madeleine Johnson on 10/06/12

Donation by martine johnson on 24/05/12


Allez les Askew

Donation by Marcelle Johnson on 23/05/12


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£465.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£465.00
  • Gift Aid£108.75

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