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    Weʼve raised £34 to fund research in to the impact of life long exercise on the structure and function of the heart in athletes in memory of Julian Jenkinson

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    Liphook, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Saturday, 30th September 2017

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    So I’ve entered my first cycling time trial on Saturday 30th September! (event postponed from 9th Sept due to weather) OK, so it’s only a 10 mile route but I’ll will be pushing myself to the limit out of respect for Julian Jenkinson, a man who pushed himself in every single mile throughout his life!

    I was lucky enough to know Julian, a remarkable man who excelled in sport, academia, business, and just being a bloody good bloke!

    British Ironman record holder for 13 years in a time of 8 hours 15 minutes, Best British All-Round Cyclist in 2010, and National 12 hour Champion covering 275 miles, some simply mind-boggling stats!

    He was one of the most genuine people I’ve ever met and his death in March last year was a great loss to so many people at the age of just 48.

    Research continues in to the effect of long term endurance training on the heart and every penny raised from the Julian Jenkinson memorial time trial will help fund this important research to help reduce heart failure in athletes who spent their lives staying healthy.

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      • Alec Harbutt

        Alec Harbutt

        Sep 30, 2017

        £6.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 29, 2017

        £6.00

      • Rachel Priseman

        Rachel Priseman

        Sep 27, 2017

        £7.00

      • Simon Gifford

        Simon Gifford

        Sep 25, 2017

        From Olivia's Tom

        £2.00

      • Simon Gifford

        Simon Gifford

        Sep 25, 2017

        From Rachel Priseman

        £3.00

      • Kerri-Ann Upham

        Kerri-Ann Upham

        Sep 23, 2017

        £5.00

      • Alexander Atack

        Alexander Atack

        Sep 20, 2017

        £5.00

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      Liphook, United Kingdom

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