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£655raised of £1,000 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £655 to Andy's Half Marathon to raise funds for both Special Effects and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

    London, UK
    Funded on Friday, 1st March 2019

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    I started my running journey in 2018 to help me lose weight, and it quickly became one of the most sociable and enjoyable parts of my life. I now want to challenge myself with a half marathon, and to raise some money for some important causes at the same time.

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) was a huge part of my Grandma's life. She served was a chairwoman for the Blackpool association and was awarded with a medal for charitable services to the RNLI. She was a wonderfully charitable woman throughout her life, including abseiling from the highest point of the Grand National rollercoaster and wing walking over the skies of Blackpool, both in fundraising efforts for the RNLI. It was such a key part of her identity that we even shot her ashes out of a flare from an RNLI lifeboat just off the coast in Blackpool. I’ll be pledging half the donations to this important cause in memory of my amazing Grandma, Barbara Page.

    The second half of the donations will be going to Special Effect, a charity that uses technology to help people with physical disabilities play video games. They offer a full service to modify or create equipment to lend to them, and give support so they can get the best out of it. It's an amazing cause that helps bring families and friends together and to have a positive impact on therapy, confidence and rehabilitation.

    Any donation, big or small, would be incredible. Whether you're feeling charitable, or you simply want to see me suffer through 13.1 miles; all is greatly appreciated.


    This whole running journey has been made possible because of my amazing girlfriend and our cracking friends. Follow them on instagram at @lundsuzie and @biglegslittlelegs for pictures of the fun we've been having getting up at 7am on Saturdays for the past few months.

    The aim is to run an autumn marathon in 2019 as an ultimate goal to my running journey and i'll be aiming to raise at least double the amount I raise this time around!



    • Andrew Page12 days ago
      Andrew Page

      Andrew Page

      12 days ago

      Thanks again to everyone who donated! £327.50 for each charity!

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    • Andrew Page14 days ago
      Andrew Page

      Andrew Page

      14 days ago

      Thank you so much for everyone who donated! The run went really well. My time was 2:19:46, a good 10 minutes faster than my goal! Cheers again, you all helped raised a good chunk of dosh to some cracking charities.

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    Page last updated on: 3/7/2019 09.04



    • Lewis


      Feb 16, 2019

      Good Luck tomorrow la!


    • Jacob Plummer

      Jacob Plummer

      Feb 14, 2019

      You go gurl!!You'll smash itJ&J


    • Anonymous


      Feb 13, 2019

      Well done sonsie no 3. Love Ma and Pa Paylor xxx


    • The Bentons

      The Bentons

      Feb 12, 2019

      Run Andy Run!


    • Maz


      Feb 7, 2019

      Good luck Andy I'm sure you'll smash it. Enjoy the ice bath x


    • Zena and Gage

      Zena and Gage

      Feb 6, 2019

      Unreal lad! Such a good cause, get those legs moving and smash your targets! Lots of love, Gage and Zena xxx


    • George Strong

      George Strong

      Feb 6, 2019


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    Andrew Page

    Andrew Page

    London, UK

    I started my running journey in 2018 to help me lose weight, and it quickly became one of the most sociable and enjoyable parts of my life. I now want to challenge myself to use my hobby to raise some money for charity by running some uncomfortably long distances.

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