100 Tyresome Marathons
Dragging tyres in distances from 26.2 and longer for Earthwatch because it is a challenge
Event: Rima Chai's fundraising
£1,350.91 raised so far
How to make a donation
Donate online at - www.justgiving.com/TyreGirl
By mobile internet Scan this code on your smartphone to go straight to Tyre Girl's page.
By text message to donate £10 Text TCBF53 £10
At the same time I have taken up a mission, to see if I can change the attitudes of our society with a simple message to reduce the amount of trash that people individually produce. Reduce by:
- Refusing single use items like coffee cups and nurture a Bring Your Own (BYO) thermal cups to companies; BYO containers for take out;
- Repairing items - the internet has a vast resource of information to help you repair items
- Reuse. Many items can be re-used. If you don't want to reuse it - then give it away through organisations like freecycle.org and http://www.ilovefreegle.org/
I am on a mission to help society see we can do something to help our world by being more proactive. Also I am supporting EarthWatch who has a socio-ecological mission to bring together different cultures, to research into our environmental impact and educate those who become involved. Their research can form the basis to help change the attitudes and behaviours of corporates.
About Tyre Pulling Marathons
5 completed between 2006-2009
10 completed in 2010
11 completed in 2011
3 completed in 2012
12 completed in 2013
And now it starts again in 2014
Write ups can be read here.
But in case I forget to update this page, you can always see what is happening here: www.tyregirl.com
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Note to self 1: Funds raised from London Marathon 2011 @ £100 in coins, given directly to EarthWatch volunteers.
Note to self 2: £418 raised offline - sent to Earth Watch on 9 May 2014
Raising money for
Charity Registration No. 1094467
Earthwatch works with people worldwide through scientific research, aiming to inspire, educate and engage them in conservation and creating a global community of informed, impassioned people to take action to protect the environment.
Thank you Rima for all your help in getting me moving! (Adding a tyre might be one step too far for me though). Your efforts are inspirational and it has been great meeting you. Many thanks :)
Donation by Sarah Taylor on 08/11/14
Just to keep it going! Great to meet you(again).
Donation by Richard White on 11/09/14
Hi Rima, great to meet up with you again in the Salisbury 54321 - you're amazing and a truly inspirational person. Pics are on my FB page, keep on running and hope to see you again soon.
Donation by Barry Light on 11/08/14
Rima, Great to meet you yesterday along the Sarsen trail and to sign your tyre was a rela privilage. I hope your remaining challenges go really well for you
Donation by HOBS on 05/05/14
Richmond and the Ridgeway. Good to see you and great effort.
Donation by David Vaughan on 15/05/13
I saw you at the Oxon 40 and said I'd look you up. It's amazing how you dragged that tyre up the hills, through the mud and over all the styles.
Donation by Graeme Chamberlin on 07/06/12
Go Rima! From all the touch rugby mob
Donation by Stuart Kemp on 14/09/11
Go, Tyre Girl, Go!
Donation by David McAllister on 31/08/11
Love from me & the boys.
Donation by Toni Callen on 08/08/11
Go Rima. Hope you don't get too 'tyred' along the way. Sorry, for the poor quality joke! Well done, amazing challenge
Donation by stuart kemp on 30/05/11
Hi Rima, you're doing a great job on raising awareness on this important topic. I'm sure you'll still have your customary smile even at no 100!
Donation by Simon Dillon on 28/05/11
Met you in Chandos at the Fetch post- VLM meeting. Fantastic work ( SoaPM)
Donation by Graeme Wilson on 20/04/11
Met you yesterday and thought you were an inspiration. Well done!
Donation by Nina Davis on 18/04/11
Looking good through Greenwich... great effort and another step towards the ultimate goal
Donation by Phil Martin on 17/04/11
Lovely to meet you @ the Quadzilla Your amazing !
Donation by sarah thorne on 14/02/11
keep it up!!
Donation by roonz on 09/12/10
Hi,Rima, Impress your good heart,will promote your good heart to my friends too.keep it up .Hope to meet u at MR25. All the best ! regards, Tey
Donation by Eng Tiong Tey on 09/12/10
Good luck for the last Marathon! I reckon this will be ideal for you :) http://www.alaskaultrasport.com/alaska_ultra_home_page.html
Donation by Ian Munro on 14/11/10
Hope to see you at the parkrun again soon. Amazing running!
Donation by Diane Potter (TeaJay) on 24/10/10
Seen you at a couple of events keep going.
Donation by P Bowles on 09/09/10
Keep up the good work
Donation by Sharon Marie Dooley on 10/08/10
Hi Rima You are one fit lady. More than happy to make this donation. Love from Grandma Mac
Donation by Margaret MacDonald on 04/08/10
Hi - I saw you and your tyre at Fairlands today and was in awe at your efforts......hope you're not aching too much tonight. Best wishes
Donation by Rob Crangle on 18/07/10
Hi, I ran past you today at the Fairlands Valley marathon and was so impressed! Great effort - well done, Jennifer
Donation by Jennifer Bradley on 18/07/10
- * Online donations£722.00
- Offline donations£628.91
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£1,350.91
- Gift Aid£113.99
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