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    Weʼve raised £303 to I am running the Cardiff half marathon in October as part of a team #Teamdrew. We are fundraising for the Paediatric Chordaoma charity.

    Glasbury, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 15th October 2017

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    I am fundraising for Paediatric chordoma in memory of Drew Barker-Wright who at the very young age of 4yrs sadly passed away in February 2017. In December 2016 he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer only found in the base of the skull and spin. Drew was admitted to Birmingham children's hospital and underwent intensive chemotherapy and surgery. It was a fraught journey with many complications along the way. This was primarily dew to the rareness and lack of documented cases. His battle was brief and brutal but he fought bravely for one so young.

    Since losing Drew his parents John and Mel have tried to find positivity in all the heartache. The local and wider community raised a substantial amount of money during Drew's fight. They both felt they this needed to be spent on improving the chances of survival for other children with diagnosis. Currently they are in the process of setting up a charitable trust in Drew's name. This charity will focus on raising money to fund paediatric chordoma research and support young children around the world whose live s have ben devastated by this cancer.

    As their first event in Drew's memory Mel and John have assembled a team of 60+ runners to take part in the Cardiff half marathon in October. There are all manner of runners taking part. Beginners through to seasoned. They are delighted to have on board Steven Mandel, a chordoma survivor. They hope this will be the first of many events in Drew's memory.

    Please support me and our wonderful team of runners as we dedicate our time, sweat and many tears to raise the much needed funds in memory of Mel and Johns gorgeous and special little boy Drew Barker-Wright. xx

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    • Sara white1 year ago
      Sara white

      Sara white

      1 year ago

      Only a week to go unti #Team Drew will be running the Cardiff half Marathon. Training has gone well...a few aches and pains but definitely be ready for race day😀there is still time to sponsor this well deserved cause. A big thank you to everyone who has already been kind enough to donate xx

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    13

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 13, 2017

      £10.00

    • Valerie Payne

      Valerie Payne

      Oct 1, 2017

      Congratulations! Well done! 🙌👏

      £20.00

    • Lucy Peacey

      Lucy Peacey

      Oct 1, 2017

      Good luck Sara, from Lucy, Dave and kids.xx

      £5.00

    • Jessica Loizou

      Jessica Loizou

      Oct 1, 2017

      Go Sara! Good luck xx

      £30.00

    • Ruth Ryan

      Ruth Ryan

      Sep 30, 2017

      £20.00

    • Sophie Phillips

      Sophie Phillips

      Sep 30, 2017

      Very best of luck to you and all running for #team drew

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 30, 2017

      £78.00

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    Sara white

    Sara white

    Glasbury, United Kingdom

    I am raising funds to help with research into paediatric Chordoma. If you have read the story of Drew Barker-Wright you will see why it is so impotrtant to raise awareness of this cruel disese. There are 60 + team members. Please help us support families like John and Mel. Xxxx

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