Weʼve raised £1,035 to support special educational needs youngsters fulfill their athletics dreams and represent their country.
- Leicester, UK
- Funded on Friday, 21st September 2018
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We have a very hard working group of young special needs runners who train upwards of 6 times a week, hold down part time jobs and work very hard educationally. They are dedicated, loyal and inspiring. All are capable of running for their country and or achieveing national status. Money stops this happening.
If they go on to represent GB there is no funding in their particular category - it costs 1000s of pounds they do not have.
They experience enough disadvantages as it is and i am doing my best to ensure money isn't one of them.They really do deserve the support and the chance to represent their country.
I will do my bit by cycling 100miles on their behalf in July. This frightens me to death!😕 Please help if you feel it a worthy cause.
All funds will be well used and provide definite benefits.
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Wayne Walker started crowdfunding
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Aug 29, 2018
Well done Wayne and good luck!
Jul 18, 2018
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Jul 10, 2018
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Jun 27, 2018
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About the fundraiser
I am an athletics coach based in leicestershire and have been since the age of 17.(i.e. 42 years). We have produced many athletes at International and Special needs level and cater equally for those who just want to keep fit. Anyone with the desire to run is welcome.