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Closed 15/01/2017

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£625raised of £500 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £625 to help fund pioneering treatment in Germany for Ben Milner, a family friend. He needs this treatment now, at a cost of £50k.

    Location
    Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Sunday, 15th January 2017

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    Ben Milner is fighting cancer. He had his kidney along with the primary tumour removed but the secondaries in his chest are not operable and as chemotherapy is not viable either, treatment options in the UK are limited. He has been on a clinical trial drug for the last year and this along with various alternative therapies seem to have kept him stable but he has now been taken off the trial as the detrimental side effects are outweighing the benefits. As there are no more options available for Ben in the UK he is embarking on treatment at a private clinic in Germany (Dr Herzog) which offers pioneering treatments for all kinds of cancers, often with incredible results. We are certain this is Ben's best chance to beat his cancer and to live more comfortably and happily with the effects of the disease. Ben has come back from the clinic looking and feeling better already but a 3 week stay has cost £20K and he will need several more visits.

    I would like to raise some money to add to the fund that Ben's family has set up. I have recently started running and have registered to run a 10K race in Regents Park on 8th January 2017. This doesn't give me much time to get fit enough, but time is of the essence, and I think I can just about do it!

    Please sponsor me to do this for Ben and his family.

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    • Felicity Williams

      Felicity Williams

      3 months ago

      Felicity Williams

      I did it! 64minutes sounds like a long time to me.....an easy Argentina to beat on 5th February perhaps? Hmmmm maybe not so easy? Keep sponsoring me to give me incentive! Thanks to all who have sponsored me so far.

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    • Felicity Williams

      Felicity Williams

      3 months ago

      Felicity Williams

      My first 10k run in Regents Park happens tomorrow! Thanks to all who have sponsored me! I am also running on 5th February and 5th March if anyone wants to join me!

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    • Felicity Williams

      Felicity Williams

      4 months ago

      Felicity Williams

      Thank you Diana and Kate lovely to hear from you! I have in addition been generously challenged by Tom Swain. He has pledged to sponsor me £100 for every 10k race I run for Ben. So as a result I am registering to do The 10k Mornington Chaser in Regent's Park at the beginning of February, and the beginning of March too.

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    • Mark x

      Mark x

      Jan 9, 2017

      Think you're wonderful doing something for Ben and yourself. You looked great all the way round Regents Park.

      £50.00

    • Katie Milner

      Katie Milner

      Jan 8, 2017

      Good luck old friend. Hope you've got some good tunes and a great crowd to cheer you on.

      £50.00

    • guy milner

      guy milner

      Jan 4, 2017

      Fight the ''wall'' Felicity! Fight the ''wall''....

      £50.00

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    Felicity Williams

    Felicity Williams

    Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

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