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£970raised of £500 target by 52 supporters

    Weʼve raised £970 to help fund Ashley Down Primary School's library

    Bristol, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    Story

    On the 16th of September this year I'm going to race in my first Olympic distance Triathlon in Brighton. It involves swimming 1500 metres in the English Channel, a 40 kilometre bike along the sea front and a 10 kilometre run to finish off. At the start of the year I was barely able to swim a lap of the pool and would end hanging on to the edge nearly hyperventilating. I've spent the year training hard to improve on my nearly non existent swimming skills along with a bunch of biking and running and I think I might just be ready!

    So, I've decided to mark this personal challenge by raising money for our kids school. We have had some huge cutbacks to the school's budget and they need all the help they can get. The funds raised will help with a much needed update of the school library. Give us your money!

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    • Alex Boyle3 months ago
      Alex Boyle

      Alex Boyle

      3 months ago

      Thank you so much everyone!!! We've raised £970 + £30 in cash, so thats £1000!!!! It was tough on the day but I did it, finished 61st out of 347 who finished, the pressure of having people sponsor me certainly helped push me on. Also knowing on the day I had all that support from everyone was wonderful - thank you, it really helped. I've never done Just Giving before and have just been told they take a small amount in fee's, and it takes a few days for the money to transfer. Really looking forward to handing it over to the school!

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    Supporters

    52

    • Annika Schmidt

      Annika Schmidt

      Sep 29, 2018

      So very impressive! Thank you so much for supporting our school!

      £10.00

    • Mo Sanders

      Mo Sanders

      Sep 29, 2018

      Congratulations Alex, what an inspiration to our entire school community, kids and adults alike! Well done and thank you, Mo :-)

      £10.00

    • Sarah Cantrell

      Sarah Cantrell

      Sep 23, 2018

      Congratulations Alex!

      £20.00

    • Emily Pavlou

      Emily Pavlou

      Sep 23, 2018

      Thank you Alex! And Fliss! And kiddies! X

      £30.00

    • Raegan Kawonza

      Raegan Kawonza

      Sep 23, 2018

      What a legend!

      £20.00

    • Sophie Adams

      Sophie Adams

      Sep 18, 2018

      Well done Alex!! Total champ!

      £10.00

    • Jess Chen

      Jess Chen

      Sep 17, 2018

      What an achievement! Thanks for raising money for the school.

      £30.00

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    Alex Boyle

    Alex Boyle

    Bristol, UK

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