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Cally Barnes

Cally Barnes is crowdfunding



£1,311raised of £1,200 target by 27 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,200 to two well deserving animal charities by running London marathon 2019!!

Corfe Mullen, UK
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I am running my first major marathon in 2019...and this is for two deserving animal charities:

In January 2018 I volunteered for an animal rehabilitation centre in Costa Rica with my mum and it was a life changing experience. I was nervous about volunteering there as you can never tell from a website whether a charity is genuine. This place really is though. Bernal and Marielos founded the centre out of their passion and love for wounded, injured and sick animals, some that are bought as pets and then abandoned once their owners become bored or cannot look after them. The centre is very close to my heart and I want to include my marathon in continuing my fundraising for the centre since my return home.

The story of my stay can be found on my blog: and a link to the centre's website is here:

I regularly listen to Joe Rogan podcasts, and on the 9th February 2018 I listened to the Phil Demers podcast. This man is a truly amazing, awe inspiring human, speaking on behalf of the animals that have to endure an abhorrent cruelty filled life at Marineland, Canada. Phil highlights his personal experience at Marineland, (which did originate with him being a trainer), but the podcast also highlights cruelty inflicted at other oceanariums and how attitudes are now so changed that the captive marine mammal industry needs to stop.

Phil has had to personally suffer so much since he bravely spoke out for these animals; through the legal battle that the owner of Marineland has inflicted upon him (Jonh Holer), and the repercussions of this including lack of employment. The link to the Joe Rogan podcast is here: and the link to Phil's gofundme page and story is here:



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  • Cally Barnes3 months ago
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    Cally Barnes

    3 months ago

    I did Portland Coastal Half Marathon on Sunday and it was absolutely crazy! So windy and tough but really happy that I did it. All good prep for London marathon! medal was pretty cool too, and the event was very well organised

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    Cally Barnes

    6 months ago

    I completed Endurancelife half marathon on Saturday and it pushed me to my limit: but it was an amazing experience and the thing that kept me going was thinking of the charities and training for London so I can raise money for them! I don't have any more events until the new year now, but that was definitely enough for now!

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  • Jason and Sally

    Jason and Sally

    May 5, 2019

    Well done Cally!Amazing achievement!Love Jay and Sal xx


  • Rachel Parker

    Rachel Parker

    Apr 30, 2019

    Great job Cally! So proud of you!


  • Claire


    Apr 29, 2019

    Well done!!! Sorry the donations so late xx


  • Nick Kubale

    Nick Kubale

    Apr 27, 2019

    Hello Cally, every good wish for tomorrow


  • Elaine and Tony Roberts

    Elaine and Tony Roberts

    Apr 26, 2019

    Good luck Cally, we will be thinking of you. Give it your best shot, and have a great day.


  • Nina Wallooppillai

    Nina Wallooppillai

    Apr 23, 2019

    So proud of you babes, you are the new Paula Radcliffe 🙌🏼🙌🏼. We know you are going to smash it, lots of love Nina, Gaj and Tallulah xxx


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    Fundraising Evening

    Apr 18, 2019

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Cally Barnes

Cally Barnes

Corfe Mullen, UK

I started running in preparation for Tough Mudder, May, 2018 in aid of Alzheimer's Society as my gran is unfortunately a victim of this horrible disease. I will be running London marathon in aid of two deserving animal charities - and would love to raise a worthy amount again!

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