Weʼve raised £746 to support Alzheimer's Society and Julie's Rare Cancer fund!
- Birmingham, United Kingdom
- Funded on Saturday, 4th November 2017
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Hi! Thank you very much for visiting my page :)
On Sunday 15th October 2017 I will be running the Birmingham International Marathon, my 1st ever marathon! If you happen to have known me at school, running a marathon is probably the last thing you would think I was capable of! However after doing C25K a few years ago I decided that I would run a marathon before I'm 30, which turned out to creep up a lot sooner than expected! Excited, terrified, impossible are all emotions that I am thinking about on a regular basis now, but I know that with support I can do it :)
I would love the opportunity to use this as a fundraising (and motivation) to raise money for 2 fantastic causes. I will be dividing the money equally between the Alzheimer's Society and Julie's Rare Cancer Fund.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, a disease noone should ever have to have or support someone through. Alzheimer’s Society makes sure they can be there for people affected by dementia, through support, research and advice. For more information visit https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
Julie, has a very aggressive rare form of cancer - sarcoma and needs expensive medical treatment abroad so she can gain more precious time with her sons Matt, Dan, and Mike and family and friends who love her dearly. As someone who knows the family, I would love to be able to raise money to help towards her medical costs and give her the best chance possible of having treatment to help her. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/juliescancerfund/
Any amount that you can give would be so gratefully recieved and any support to get through the training and marathon would be amazing! If you would like to follow my runs (and give me some words of encouragement!) please visit my strava page https://www.strava.com/athletes/2939593
If you are free on Sunday 15th October, please come to Birmingham and cheer (and drink!) Thank you soooooo much!!!
- 11 months ago
Emma Lichfield11 months ago
Thank you to everyone for all the support so far!!!! Training is reaching the 20 miles point this week and the marathon is gettin ever closer! Offline I have also managed to raise over £100, so getting towards the target! If you have any money, no matter how small please sponsor or share :)
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Oct 24, 2017
Very well done!
Oct 20, 2017
Congrats on an amazing effort em! Love e & c x
Oct 17, 2017
Great work at the weekend Em! Well done on being awesome! Hopefully see you soon x
Oct 15, 2017
Go Emma! You’re amazing!! Hope you enjoy your prosecco at the end 🥂🥂 cheering you on from afar! 🏃♀️👏🏻🏃♀️👏🏻 Xx
Ions & Luke
Oct 15, 2017
Good luck babes! Lots of love, Ions and Luke xx
Oct 14, 2017
Good luck Emma. You are amazing! ❤️
Oct 14, 2017
Go Emma go!
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