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Next year I will be running 3 x Marathons and 3 x Ultra Runs in aid to raise as much money as possible for a great charity, helping young adults and children, based in Wirral. Please have a read below to find out what the charity involves...
Update: The races have altered slightly and there is now 4 x Ultra marathons and 2 x Marathons.
Bolton Abbey Trail Ultra (32mile) - 04/02/18 (Completed)
Punk Panther Welcome Ultra (39mile/6000ft) - 03/ 03/18 (Completed)
Lakeland Five Passes Ultra (33mile/10000ft) - 16/ 06/18 (Completed)
Stour Valley Path 100km Ultra - 11/08/18
Blackpool Marathon - 22/04/18 (Completed)
Liverpool Marathon - 20/ 05/ 18 (Pulled out due to injury)
Chester Marathon - 07/ 10/ 18 (In place of Liverpool marathon)
“Hooves for Healing (pony assisted therapy), is a small non-profit charity, which has been nurtured and grown over the past year. We offer person centered pony learning /therapy to children and young people in our community. Research has proven that Equine Assisted Therapy offers great benefits to children on the autistic spectrum and those suffering from mental health issues including stress and anxiety. Children and teens, if able, can ride our ponies, as well as having one on one sensory development sessions and agility games with our beautiful patient ponies.
Hooves for Healing is made up of a small committee of people known to myself; we are all from different walks of life, and all share the belief that pony assisted therapy/learning is an alternative holistic tool which can be used to help so many. Our clients testimonies give weight to this.
We currently charge £25 for each session offered to clients, if we raise funds through kind donations we can offer further price reductions. Social Services have funded children in care to access our roll on programme of therapy with great results. We have also forged links with Autism Togethers Rainbows group and had open afternoons for the families to enjoy time together.
Claire House have also enjoyed visits from us in the past and we have a vision to take our ponies out to the many special needs schools here in the Wirral with the view to offer visits on a regular basis. We are hoping any funding can be used for this venture.” – Pam (Hooves for Healing)
Donations of any amount are very much appreciated.
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- 7 months ago
Chris Russell7 months ago
Last big training run before the first race. Thank you for all the donations so far, it is very much appreciated. Chris x
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Aug 13, 2018
Aug 12, 2018
Massive well done
Aug 12, 2018
Hey man amazing thing you just done, must have been brutal! hope the donation helps.
Aug 12, 2018
Good luck Chris in achieving your target. You have done brilliantly so far xx
Aug 8, 2018
Aug 7, 2018
Good luck Chris. x
Stephen Russell x
Jul 10, 2018
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