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£190raised of £500 target by 10 supporters

    Weʼve raised £190 to #Team Drew

    Malvern, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 18th October 2017

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    In early November 2016 three year old Drew Barker-Wright was diagnosed with Chordoma, a rare type of cancer that occurs in the skull base and spine . He was admitted to Oncology at Birmingham Children's Hospital where he began intensive chemotherapy and surgery. Drew's journey was fraught with complications from the outset. This was primarily due to the rareness of the cancer and the lack of documentated cases. On the morning of February 24th 2017, Drew took his last breath at home with mum and daddy. His battle was brief and brutal but, bravely fought for one so young.
    Since loosing Drew, Mel and Jon have tried to find some positivity in all the heartache. The local and wider community raised a substantial amount of money for Drew during his fight. They both felt this needed to be spent on improving the chances of survival for other children with this diagnosis.
    Currently, they are on the process of setting up a charitable trust in Drews' name. This charity will focus on raising money to fund paediatric chordoma research and support young children around the world whose lives have been devastated by this cancer.
    As their first event in Drew's memory , Mel and Jon have assembled 50+ runners to take on the Cardiff Half Marathon on October 1st 2017. The team consists of seasoned runners and absolute beginners. They are delighted to have onboard Steven Mendal a chordoma survivor. Mel and Jon hope this will be the first of many events in Drew's memory, with the aim to raise as much money as possible and improve the survival chances of paediatric chordoma sufferers worldwide.
    Please support our wonderful team of runners as we dedicate our time, sweat and tears to the memory of Drew Barker-Wright, our darling little boy.

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    • Sarah  Browne1 year ago
      Sarah  Browne

      Sarah Browne

      1 year ago

      Hoorah I did it !! Thank you so much for all your support, I managed to run all the way in 2 hrs 32 . What a fabulous experience with a lovely bunch of people. #TeamDrew 😘

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    • Sarah  Browne1 year ago
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      Sarah Browne

      1 year ago

      My final training run today and now all ready for the 13.1 miles on Sunday .. hoping the rain says away a little for us all . Still not too late to give me than extra push over the line 😜

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    • Sarah  Browne1 year ago
      Sarah  Browne

      Sarah Browne

      1 year ago

      Less than a week to go and I will be running the streets of Cardiff instead of the country lanes of Malvern . Please give me an extra boost and support #TeamDrew as it will mean so much Thank-you 😊

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    Page last updated on: 10/15/2017 8:34 PM

    Supporters

    10

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 15, 2017

      £50.00

    • rhydspence inn

      rhydspence inn

      Oct 15, 2017

      £10.00

    • Nadine Andrews

      Nadine Andrews

      Oct 1, 2017

      Massive well done honey great achievement for a great cause xx

      £10.00

    • Jo Wall

      Jo Wall

      Sep 30, 2017

      Good luck Sarah.

      £5.00

    • Alastair Rayner

      Alastair Rayner

      Sep 29, 2017

      Good luck Sunday. You don't need Anouzka's sweet :-)

      £20.00

    • Beverley Murphy

      Beverley Murphy

      Sep 24, 2017

      £5.00

    • alex vaughan

      alex vaughan

      Sep 21, 2017

      good luck sis you can do it love from alex mum and lea

      £40.00

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    Sarah  Browne

    Sarah Browne

    Malvern, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

    I am running the Cardiff Half Marathon on 1st October 2017 in aid of #Team Drew

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