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Weʼre raising £200 to help 'Giving to Pink' fund a dedicated breast cancer care unit in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital

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Why I'm helping 'Giving to Pink'.

I have never considered myself a runner (and still don't) This time last year I had never run further than 3 miles and had never been able to find enjoyment in it. But I have always wanted to enjoy running, and after trying several times to take it up it seemed as though any long distance would be a challenge I could never fulfil. However, chatting to a friend (who is most definitely a runner) one day I discovered that she wanted to improve her swimming. Having swum competitively for years as a youngster, we hatched a plan to help each other. I would help her to enjoy swimming and she would help me to run (and maybe, even enjoy doing it!). In a surprisingly short space of time I began to enjoy running and I decided to challenge myself to run a marathon in my 40th year (which is not until 2021) I thought that a good start would be to run some 10k races this year and build up slowly. However, I was offered the opportunity to run the Cardiff Half Marathon this year (eeek!) in support of Giving to Pink. They are a charity set up to fund and run a dedicated breast cancer care unit in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. Never one to shy away from a challenge I decided to give it a go. Fast forward 14 weeks and my training is going well. I have run 12 miles (and survived), managed to run 3/4 times a week around a full time job and 3 children and have absolutely loved it! I would really love it if my personal challenge could help others, and as breast cancer is a cause very close to my heart, I am delighted to be helping this charity. With just over 2 weeks to go, I am focussing on finishing my training and raising as much money as I can. If you are able to help me help 'Giving to Pink' please do. I will be very grateful. I certainly won't be the fastest 'runner' in Cardiff, but I will be putting all I have in to it, and fingers crossed, come October 7th, I'll be one step closer to my marathon challenge.

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    11

    • Stephen Herbert

      Stephen Herbert

      Oct 9, 2018

      Well done Cerise’s a super performance! Kids are proud as is everyone else.

      £20.00

    • Kath, Aidan and Nia. xxx

      Kath, Aidan and Nia. xxx

      Oct 8, 2018

      Well done Mrs - We’re very proud!

      £10.00

    • Janet James

      Janet James

      Oct 7, 2018

      Well done Ceri xx best wishes from letchworth ! A small donation to your good cause xx

      £10.00

    • Lesley Roberts

      Lesley Roberts

      Oct 6, 2018

      Good Luck🍀

      £20.00

    • Lee Bailey

      Lee Bailey

      Oct 5, 2018

      Good luck Ceri, love Lee xxx

    • Stuart  Herbert

      Stuart Herbert

      Oct 5, 2018

      Hi Ceri, Have a great run and we admire your determination. Bonne chance!Love from both of us.Stu and Maggie

      £30.00

    • Tom and Marie

      Tom and Marie

      Oct 4, 2018

      Best of luck! Well done xxx

      £20.00

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