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£1,020raised of £2,500 target by 22 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,020 to help Louise achieve her dreams at the ITU World Duathlon Championships

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    Funded on Friday, 10th March 2017

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    I am a 35 year old PE teacher living in Essex. Just 18 months ago I competed in my first Duathlon to raise money for charity. This started my whirlwind experience that has lead to me competing for Great Britain Age-Group Team at both the European Championships and the World Championships.
    in 2016 i finished 5th in Europe and 8th in The World in my first year of competing at this level! Unlike Elite level everything is self funded. The training is the time, the commitment is the same, however I have to fit in around my full time job!
    My dedication to fulfill my dreams of standing on the podium at the World Championships in 2017 is clear when you see my weekly training regime. Most days start at 5am when I fit in my first run session before work and then complete the second session after work.
    As a PE teacher I hope that I am an inspiration to my students, age is just a number not a barrier to your dreams!

    I need support however to be able to get to Canada in 2017 to compete at the World Championships. Travel fees, Entry fees, equipment, kit, nutrition...the list goes on, and all is self funded.

    If you would like to support me reach my dreams I would be forever grateful!

    Companies can be offered the opportunity to have their names on my Tri suit for all to see that your support matters!



    • Louise Douglass9 months ago
      Louise Douglass

      Louise Douglass

      9 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      I am totally overwhelmed by all the support I have received and I am immensely thankful to each and every one of you! I will keep you updated on my progress through Facebook. Thank you all again! Louise

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    • Louise Douglass10 months ago
      Louise Douglass

      Louise Douglass

      10 months ago

      Training is going great, the weather is hideous and has made my first Duathlon Comp interesting! -6 degrees is by the far the coldest I have EVER competed in! I finished 3rd behind a pro tri athlete and a GB silver medallist at the World Champs in 2016.... Will keep you posted but a BIG THANK YOU so far for all the support!

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    • Louise Douglass1 year ago
      Louise Douglass

      Louise Douglass

      1 year ago

      Thank you so much to all those that have generously supported my cause. Training is going well, I have my first Duathlon on 22nd Jan, so will keep you posted on my result! Please carry on sharing for me, greatly appreciated! THANK YOU!!!

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    • Louise Douglass1 year ago
      Louise Douglass

      Louise Douglass

      1 year ago

      Thank you all for your generous donations, it really is appreciated! Love and thanks to all!!! X

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    • Andrew Smart

      Andrew Smart

      Mar 10, 2017

      Impressive!! Good luck, go for it 👍😊


    • Matt Bullas

      Matt Bullas

      Mar 10, 2017

      Despite everything your determination and tenacity to crack on is admirable , I hope this helps , from myself and team Click


    • Kim Sheader

      Kim Sheader

      Mar 10, 2017

      Good luck with this Louise. Loosing my dad was the worst thing to ever happen to me, but I try my best every day to make him proud. I'm sure your dad is very proud of you. xx


    • Jacqueline Riley

      Jacqueline Riley

      Mar 7, 2017

      Behind you all the way Louise xx


    • v hopkins

      v hopkins

      Mar 3, 2017

      We were going to send you flowers as we were thinking of you these last couple of weeks. thought this was more "you" love Vic & John, Kev Claire, Poppy & Oliver x


    • Helen Morton

      Helen Morton

      Jan 19, 2017

      It's not much Lou but every little helps! Great to see you competing at this level! Best of luck! Helen xx


    • Gillian Shields

      Gillian Shields

      Dec 26, 2016

      Good luck Louise from the Shields family. I know how hard you work.


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