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    Weʼve raised £205 to help 68 year old Linda achieve her dream of Ironman World Championships 2018 in Kona, Hawaii.

    Funded on Saturday, 18th August 2018

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    Story

    Linda Spillane is an inspirational 68 year old retired Teacher who took to triathlon in her later years and never fails to amaze and inspire those around her.

    To date she has completed 2 gruelling Ironman Wales challenges - consisting of a 2.4 mile sea swim, a hilly 112 mile bike ride and finishing with a lumpy 26.2 mile marathon run. She has also finished many other running, swimming and triathlon events.

    So why this page? Linda is so humble and has recently won her age category (65-69) when competing at this year's Ironman Wales in the toughest of conditions. This means she was offered a place to race at the Ironman World Championships 2018 in Kona, Hawaii. Linda nervously took the lifetime opportunity. Every triathlete's dream is to race Kona but it takes a lot of time, effort, training and financial commitment to go. Linda and Chris are retired Grandparents and I know any donations from crowdfunding will go to good use to help her achieve her dream in some way and we will hear a great inspirational story in return. Let's get behind Linda and let her know she is capable of wow-ing, once again, but this time on the world stage at Kona!

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      10

      • Nicola Beck

        Nicola Beck

        Sep 30, 2017

        Good luck Linda, we're behind you all the way. ( fantastic Idea Kirsty)

        £10.00

      • Catherine Gunn

        Catherine Gunn

        Sep 25, 2017

        Well done! It was a tough day - I missed the bike cut off by 5 mins! Am inspired by your success. Good luck!

        £50.00

      • Fiona Davies

        Fiona Davies

        Sep 22, 2017

        Well done Linda! Enjoy Hawaii! You'll be amazing as always!

        £10.00

      • Kate Humphrey

        Kate Humphrey

        Sep 21, 2017

        Glad you took the Kona place Linda, well done! X

        £10.00

      • Deano Edwards

        Deano Edwards

        Sep 21, 2017

        Such a Great cause, Go do us proud our Linda, Deano & Cheryle xx

        £20.00

      • hayley edwards

        hayley edwards

        Sep 21, 2017

        Go Linda! Your amazing xx

        £10.00

      • Andrew Cockeram

        Andrew Cockeram

        Sep 21, 2017

        All the best Linda

        £5.00

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