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£1,080raised of £600 target by 36 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,080 to donate to two cancer units important to close members of my family.

    Stockport, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 1st June 2018

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    Myself and my friend, Anna, are running the Manchester half-marathon on Sunday 20th May to raise money for two different cancer units.

    Cancer has probably affected everyone who is reading this or at least affected someone you know. 2017 was the year it came after my extended family and it meant business. In January my 30 year old cousin began treatment to fight cervical cancer. One year on and after intensive treatment followed by a hysterectomy she has beaten it! In February 2017 the 6 year old son of another cousin was diagnosed with Leukaemia. After 9 months of horribly intensive and at times life-threatening treatment he too has beaten it - however he now faces the challenge of 'maintenance' chemo for a further 3 years so the battle still rages on! As you can see from the photo both of them have kept smiling through it all!

    While the challenge of a half-marathon is nothing compared to what they have been through it is none the less still somewhat of a challenge for us and therefore we hope to raise some money for the two different cancer units that have done so much to help, treat and support my cousins over the last 12 months and continue to do so now. Any amount you can sponsor is much appreciated and will help with ignoring the knee and ankle aches on those training runs.

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      36

      • Jo

        Jo

        May 20, 2018

        Well done! And sorry this is a bit late... x

      • Rowan Jasper

        Rowan Jasper

        May 20, 2018

        Very well done on running the half!!! Rowan xx

        £10.00

      • Carrie Hartnell

        Carrie Hartnell

        May 20, 2018

        Amazing. Well done you x

        £20.00

      • Celine Davey

        Celine Davey

        May 13, 2018

        Good luck both of you!

        £10.00

      • Julia Gadd

        Julia Gadd

        May 8, 2018

        Good luck, ladies xx

        £10.00

      • Mary Bowden

        Mary Bowden

        Apr 28, 2018

        Good luck Helena. Will keep an eye out for you. Great cause close to my heart too.Xxxx

        £20.00

      • Katie Mullen

        Katie Mullen

        Mar 26, 2018

        Great cause, know it's close to your heart. Keep up the training, it'll be worth it. Hugs to the boys from Mexico xxx

        £112.00

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      Helena Monds

      Helena Monds

      Stockport, United Kingdom

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