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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help Cardioproof significantly improve survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the North East of England.

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Cardioproof is a non-profit organisation based in the North East of England. Cardioproof aims to significantly improve survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest. When cardiac arrest occurs out of hospital every second counts. The sooner the heart can be restarted the better the chance of survival. Public access defibrillators can make a huge difference and help to save lives. Cardioproof also support a cardiac arrest response unit in the North East.
This year I am running the Great North Run to help raise awareness of Cardioproof, the good work it is doing to help save lives and also to raise funds to help Cardioproof get more public access defibrillators in our communities.
Not only am I running the Great North Run, but I am running it carrying a defibrillator on my back to further promote the cause.
Strenuous exercise may put additional strain on the heart muscle and trigger complications from underlying heart conditions, therefore it is also important that defibrillators are accessible near sporting events and sports centres.
I plan to run the Great North Run alongside an amazing man who's life was saved by a public access defibrillator when he had a cardiac arrest whilst running a little over a year ago. People like him would not be here today without the resources I am raising money to help provide.
Please support this cause and myself if you can, and donation of any amount will be put to good use.
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  • Beverley Miles5 days ago
    Beverley Miles

    Beverley Miles

    5 days ago

    13.8 miles of my runs were carrying the defibrillator in the backpack this week. The backpack has now gone to have the Cardioproof logo put on it. I still will be training with the defibrillator on my back, just in a normal back pack. 4 weeks to go.

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    6 days ago

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  • Beverley Miles6 days ago
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    Beverley Miles

    6 days ago

    It's getting more real. Number is here 😀. I'm setting off in the green wave. My favourite colour, so all good. Last night I ran 6.5 miles with the backpack - I've now managed 5k and 10k race distances with it, and I do seem to be adapting not too badly to it. Imagine if all races had access to a defibrillator....

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Page last updated on: 8/11/2018 11:56 AM

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  • Paul Common

    Paul Common

    Aug 11, 2018

    Excellent cause. Good luck with the run. From Laura Common's parents in law.

    £20.00

  • Laura Common

    Laura Common

    Aug 10, 2018

    Good luck Bev! You are doing something really amazing and have put in so many hours training x

    £10.00

  • Emily Sharratt

    Emily Sharratt

    Aug 9, 2018

    Good luck Bev, you are amazing x x x

    £10.00

  • Andrew Wright

    Andrew Wright

    Aug 7, 2018

    Good luck! Great charity!

    £10.00

  • Rachel Halton

    Rachel Halton

    Aug 2, 2018

    You’ll be amazing as always!

    £10.00

  • Lucy Frances Reed

    Lucy Frances Reed

    Aug 2, 2018

    Supporting a fantastic local cause! Good Luck with the run, wishing you all the best!

    £10.00

  • Kim Smith

    Kim Smith

    Jun 5, 2018

    Good luck (Fingers crossed no injuries throughout the rest of your training) xxxx

    £20.00

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Beverley Miles

Beverley Miles

North East of England

Hello. I am Bev. I am not a natural runner but I run and have been running consistently for around 3 years. I run with an amazing local running group - "These Girls Can Run" which helps my mental and physical wellbeing. I hope running can also help me raise money to help others.

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