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    Weʼve raised £1,330 to thank Ward 623 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for the support they gave us during Kieran's treatment.

    Birmingham, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Tuesday, 21st November 2017

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    So I am running the Birmingham Marathon on Sunday 15th Oct 2017… madness I know. I am running it because I always promised my husband, Kieran, that when he was better and ran the half marathon again I would run it with him, after he died I wanted to keep that promise. I contacted his friend and asked her for help and she agreed, and in the same sentence said she was running the full marathon and wouldn’t he be proud of me if I did it too… what could I say.

    So originally I was running it for us but so many people have said “we’ll sponsor you” that I thought if I could give something back, wouldn’t that be lovely. I decided I would like something to go Ward 623 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where Kieran received most of his treatment. He never liked being in hospital but he loved being with them, they looked after him from the beginning until he drew his last breath. They laughed with him, joked and teased him, he created trouble for them and they made sure I was ok, they were our angels. He always said it was a second home to him, so thanking them seems only right. Unfortunately as they are not a charity and they cannot accept money but they can accept gifts, so once I know how much has been raised, I will buy them whatever they want.

    So if you would like to make a donation then that would be lovely, as it will go towards keeping a very special group of people smiling, if not that’s fine too.

    Peace and hugs x



    • Elizabeth Whitworth24 days ago
      Elizabeth Whitworth

      Elizabeth Whitworth

      24 days ago

      Thank to all those who donated to my marathon run, you have made a real difference 😊 Here is the first lot of stuff to the ward, 4 Dyson fans. Thanks must also go to Dyson who gave me 50% off. Below is the link to the article! https://www.qehb.org/news/birmingham-woman-raises-money-for-the-ward-that-treated-her-husband

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    • Elizabeth Whitworth4 months ago
      Elizabeth Whitworth

      Elizabeth Whitworth

      4 months ago

      Hi all, thank you for your amazing support through the marathon training and the event, and thank you for the money your have donated. We have raised an amazing £1820.27 for Ward 623 and they are presently deciding the best way of spending it, to help the ward. Once I know what the money is being spent on I will let you know. Thanks again Liz - Marathon runner :)

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    • Elizabeth Whitworth4 months ago
      Elizabeth Whitworth

      Elizabeth Whitworth

      4 months ago

      And one from the end to show I made it 😄

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      Oct 23, 2017

      Elizabeth, so sorry about the delay , but we are all so proud of you and the courage you have shown and continue to do every day.........our support and love to you always,your MAD-IRISH GIRLFRIENDS


    • Alison


      Oct 17, 2017

      Congratulations on your fabulous achievement. X


    • Ken & Mo Chutter

      Ken & Mo Chutter

      Oct 17, 2017

      Hi Liz, we are Alice's parents and were moved by your story and would like to contribute towards such a positive & brave challenge following your loss of Kieran. Well done!


    • David


      Oct 16, 2017

      Liz, your actions speak louder than any words I could write.

    • jos and john

      jos and john

      Oct 16, 2017

      well done


    • Alex Leigh Whitworth

      Alex Leigh Whitworth

      Oct 15, 2017

      Well done Liz, first marathon complete ;) xx


    • A Curley

      A Curley

      Oct 13, 2017

      All the best for sunday!!


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