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Weʼre raising £1,000 to support The Matthew Nicholls Foundation & Alder Hey

Warrington, United Kingdom

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I’m Carrie – I study a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences. I love sport, and aim to become a secondary PE teacher. Alongside my study I pursue a job as a primary school sports coach. I am about to undergo training to become a gym instructor, lifeguard and swimming teacher, with the plan to move abroad soon to teach swimming for a while before attending university.

I am challenging myself to run a marathon to raise money for two charities. I have arranged my own marathon for July, involving the community. I'll embark on an accurately measured route with volunteers running/cycling by my side.

80% of money raised will go to the Matthew Nicholls Foundation. Matt, our much loved relative, unexpectedly took his own life in July 2017, aged 24. Auntie Rachel & Uncle Rob, Matt’s parents, have set up this charity to give young people from less fortunate backgrounds the opportunity to develop their natural talents in the music world, as Matt did. Matt had incredible natural music and song-writing skills. He was living and working in London and sharing his talent and love of music through musical performance in his band. We want to enable Matt to live on through helping others.

The other 20% will go to the Alder Hey Children’s Charity, in memory of Patric Wilson, a student at Culcheth High School, who died of cancer in February 2016, aged 16. This is also in honour of my brother, Patrick Divers, aged 22, who received ongoing treatment from Alder Hey throughout his childhood, including multiple life-saving surgeries. It is the work of Alder Hey which means my big brother is with us today, and who made Patric Wilson's journey that little bit easier.

If you will pledge some money to these two great causes, I will pledge my time and energy in preparing for this event! Thank you.

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  • Carrie Divers9 months ago
    Carrie Divers

    Carrie Divers

    9 months ago
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    Thank you so much for all the kind support and generous donations so far!

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Page last updated on: 7/20/2018 7:21 AM



  • Kate


    Jul 20, 2018

    Dear Carrie, Very impressed indeed that you achieved a marathon in this heat. And good luck with your next projects.


  • Julie, Simon and Rhyan Wilson

    Julie, Simon and Rhyan Wilson

    Jul 19, 2018

    Well done Carrie. A great effort for some very deserving causes.

  • Eric K

    Eric K

    Jul 17, 2018

    Well done, from an old geezer whose running days are well over. Not they ever got started!


  • Amanda Wilkinson

    Amanda Wilkinson

    Jul 17, 2018

    Great achievement


  • David & Ally xx

    David & Ally xx

    Jul 16, 2018

    Well done Carrie, we're really proud of what you've achieved.

  • Linda Cooke

    Linda Cooke

    Jul 10, 2018

    Well Done 👋👋👋 fantastic achievement for 2 great causes. Xx


  • Sarah Mcguinness

    Sarah Mcguinness

    Jul 9, 2018

    Good luck Carrie and Dawn xx


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Carrie Divers

Carrie Divers

Warrington, United Kingdom

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