161%
£1,610raised of £1,000 target by 43 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Whitey's GBM Battle

Location
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Time left
33 days to go

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In July of this year Steve White was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumour. The condition is called Glioblastoma (GBM) and is often referred to as “The Terminator”, due to its aggressive nature and resistance to current NHS medical treatment. The median survival rate is between six to 18 months from initial diagnosis.

Steve, who is just 43 has undergone surgery to remove 95% of the tumour and is now undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy but unfortunately this type of tumour always recurs. The treatments available on the NHS are limited and are often unsuccessful but Steve is staying positive. There are alternative treatments available under private health care but are expensive.

Steve is a very good friend of mine and I have known him for over 10 years through work and I would like to raise money to help with his further treatment and beat this condition. As some of you know I am a keen runner and have entered several races in the coming months which I will run in aid of raising funds to help Steve reach his target.

In Novenber of this year I will be running the Derby 10 mile and the EMA 10k but in April of next year I will be running the Greater Manchester Marathon which is my first Marathon. I will also be entering as many races as I can between November of this year and the marathon all in aid of Steve.

Please read Steve's full story is on the following web page

http://www.gofundme.com/whiteysgbmbattle

So please donate and help me smash this target


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  • AK Meadows

    AK Meadows

    2 months ago

    AK Meadows

    Completed my second race this weekend in aid of Whitey's GMB battle. this was the East Midlands Airport 10k which I did in another PB of 44.48. I Now its all down to the marathon training for the Manchester Marathon and maybe a few more races in between. Thank you all for supporting me

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  • AK Meadows

    AK Meadows

    2 months ago

    AK Meadows

    Wow I've reached my target of £1000 many many thanks to all of the people that have donated so far I cant thank you enough. My page will be open until February if any one else wants to donate. Once again thank you

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  • AK Meadows

    AK Meadows

    3 months ago

    AK Meadows

    Well I completed my first race yesterday in aid of Steve's GMB battle which was the Derby 10 mile. on a personal note I beat my PB by 8 minutes with a time of 77 minutes so really pleased with that. Many thanks to all those people who have supported me so far and for the generous donations. My next race is on the 27th November the EMA 10k

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  • Fraser Dainton

    Fraser Dainton

    Jan 13, 2017

    Good luck steve! The SPF family is totally with you! xx

    £30.00

  • Paul

    Paul

    Jan 13, 2017

    Good luck with the marathon.

    £30.00

  • CR GARTON

    CR GARTON

    Jan 13, 2017

    £20.00

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