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£1,467
raised of £500 target by 66 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,467 to Support the Cannon Bald Run 2022 by donating to Parathyroid UK an amazing charity that without them I probably wouldn’t be here today.

    Cumbernauld, Glasgow
    Funded on Wednesday, 6th July 2022

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    Story

    paratparathyroidhyroiduk.orgThe Cannon Bald Run 2022 is Car meet with a difference! It’s not a meet it’s a Run from Glasgow to Glen Coe. Everyone is welcome it doesn’t matter what you drive everything from a Lamborghini to a Caddy Van and in between. If you have a passion for driving and anything with an engine then this is for you.

    We are expecting between 250-300+ cars, starting at Croy overflow car park G65 9JG and driving to Glencoe Mountain Resort via Glasgow A82 along The amazing scenery and roads of Loch Lomond.

    So far we have confirmed; West Coast Detailing, Shire Shine Valleting, Mini Mayhem, Glasgow Car Scene, Glasgow Modified, Vamos Racing, Ecosse Powder Coating, Scottish ST Owners Club and the Cannon Bawz Run With more to be added.

    A bit about my Story and Parathyroid UK:

    I was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disease called Auto Immune Hypoparathyroidism which in my case means I cant absorb or regulate Calcium and magnesium naturally. 3 years ago I was told I had 2 years to go before Dialysis with a limited life expectancy after that. This has been caused after taking medication for 23 years that had a byproduct of destroying my kidneys 80-90% filled with calcification (Nephrocalcinosis). At my worst point I was passing kidney stones every couple of weeks which resulted in 8 very painful emergency surgeries and 3 kidney faliures.

    The amazing team at Parathyroid UK helped fight for a medication called Natpara which is a synthetic Parathyroid hormone (PTH). After a long fight the amazing NHS came through and I have now been on Natpara for just under two years With amazing results. They haven’t been able to cure the disease but have slowed down the inevitable so I get more precious time with my family and friends. Since starting Natpara I got the news that my kidney function has returned to where it was over 15 years ago!

    I know times are hard at the moment and everything seems to be getting frighteningly expensive, this also has an impact on small charities like Parathyroid UK. Anything donated however small will go to a great cause. link to their website below.

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    • Chris Short4 months ago
      Chris Short

      Chris Short

      4 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Double our target thank you so much 😊

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    • Chris Short5 months ago
      Chris Short

      Chris Short

      5 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      £777 and smashing past the £500 🎯 target!! That’s absolutely incredible, Thank you so much to everyone that’s donated. The Cannon Bald Run is on the 9/4& will have over 300 cars drive from Glasgow to Glencoe, where like minded enthusiasts enjoy some of the best roads in the world. Couple of weeks to go before the event and the excitement is building!! If you can spare a couple of ££’s however big or small it will honestly have a huge impact. Read the bio to find out my journey and why I’ve chosen Parathyroid UK as our charity of choice.

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    • Chris Short5 months ago
      Chris Short

      Chris Short

      5 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      £645! Unbelievable thank you so much guys amazing effort. Anything you can spare however big or small will go to an amazing cause.

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    5 months ago

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    Supporters

    66

    • Noirin Sheahan

      Noirin Sheahan

      May 22, 2022

      Great idea, would help so many people, hope your trials work out well and the system can then become available for patients like me.

      £40.00

    • Susan Walker

      Susan Walker

      May 22, 2022

      You’ll smash it!

      £30.00

    • Ailsa

      Ailsa

      May 22, 2022

      Great cause who have helped me too. Best wishes.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 12, 2022

    • John Crisp

      John Crisp

      Apr 11, 2022

      £20.00

    • Ciar Thomas

      Ciar Thomas

      Apr 9, 2022

      Aware of the huge amount of effort you have put into your charity cannon bald run today, hope it went well for ya buddy.. proud of ya mate.. Great personal cause..

      £50.00

    • Erika - East Coast if Scotland

      Erika - East Coast if Scotland

      Apr 9, 2022

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      £5.00

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