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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help Liam McGarry and Cancer Research. Joel Bibby will be doing a Tri 5. Please follow the just giving link to help Joel reach his target.

Bournemouth, UK

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On the 18th August Joel Bibby (13) will run 5k (park run), cycle 5k then swim 5k.

Joel will do this to raise money for some friends who have had major illnesses to deal with.

Liam is a family friend who played for Bournemouth Uni rugby team. Joel and Liam became firm friends when Joel regulaly attended Uni rugby coaching, so much so that Liam was like a big brother to Joel.

Liam is an amazing lad who at the age of 19 was struck down with Transverse Myelitis. He is paralysed from the hips down. But this has not changed his outlook on life and he is still the life and soul. He has moved into coaching rugby and has already taken his rugby coaching qualification and secured a placement at Southampton Football in sports psychology. His Mum is amazing and has used all of her savings to convert her flat into a place Liam can feel safe and secure and she can care for him when required. He would also like to try nerve replacement to see if he can get any movement back in his legs.

We have had three people we know in the last 12 months affected by cancer so half the money will also go to Cancer Research. Please donate what you can to help these two amazing causes.

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  • Neil Bibby1 day ago
    Neil Bibby

    Neil Bibby

    1 day ago

    Well Joel completed the Tri 5 yesterday in 2hours 20 mins a fantastic achievement and of course he did it in his own laid back way with a smile on his face. We would like to thank all his supporters for their donations and say we will leave the page open for another few weeks in case any one else would like to support this amazing achievement. Thank you all very much Regards Joel Rachel and Neil

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  • Neil Bibby8 days ago
    Neil Bibby

    Neil Bibby

    8 days ago

    Thank you so much to all the people who have donated we are nearly at target with less than a week to go.Joel has just done two weeks hard sailing and is now in full training the run should take about 22 to 23 mins and is being done at Kings Park park run he will the cycle to Canford and hit the pool around 10.30 am for his 200 length swim we think Liam will be their to count the lengths for Joel.Please keep sharing and once again thank you for all your support. Regards Joel Bibby

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Page last updated on: 8/20/2018 10:16 AM

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  • fiona naysmith

    fiona naysmith

    Aug 20, 2018

    Well done Joel!

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 19, 2018

    Well done Joel - a fantastic achievement!All the best,Brecky

    £10.00

  • Sarah Camp

    Sarah Camp

    Aug 18, 2018

    Good Luck Joel! From the Camps x

    £10.00

  • Jill Powell

    Jill Powell

    Aug 18, 2018

    Best of luck, Joel xx

    £10.00

  • The Holborns

    The Holborns

    Aug 18, 2018

    Well done, Joel! A fantastic effort to help your friends! Best wishes x

    £20.00

  • The Bakers

    The Bakers

    Aug 18, 2018

    Well Done Joel; You are a true all round sportsman #Good Luck to Liam for the future - you are an inspirational young man.

    £10.00

  • Lucy

    Lucy

    Aug 18, 2018

    Good Luck Joel!

    £10.00

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