Claire Power-Browne

TIC+ 25 Marathons for 25 Years

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£645
raised of £500 target
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Teens in Crisis

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RCN 1045429
We provide counselling, support and care to young people and families

Story

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of TIC+, Deb and I set ourselves the challenge to run the equivalent of 25 marathons in a year. Our 655 mile challenge kicked off on Monday 1st July 2019 and will be completed by Saturday 20th June 2020.

Why? We love to run…well most of the time. So what could be more obvious challenge for our 25th Anniversary than to run 25 marathons in a year?

We got our calculators out. OK. 655 miles divided by 52 weeks is 12.6 miles. So we each need to run 12.6 miles a week…how hard can that be? And just in case we get bored…let’s throw in the Cheltenham Half at the end of September! And so the 25 Marathons for 25 Years was born. ‘Hurrah’, we exclaimed enthusiastically, in January.

Now it's upon us we might be forgiven for feeling slightly nervous. Deb likes to throw herself headlong into a running challenge with unmatched enthusiasm, even if she has to hobble for weeks after. And me...I'm known for agreeing to bonkers challenges and only then realising what I've let myself in for (London to Paris bike ride? Sure! Loch Ness Marathon? Why not! You get the picture….)

Why are we doing this? At TIC+ we believe that every child and young person in need deserves someone to talk to; regardless of whether their family can afford it.

Please do support us if you are able:

£5 will let us answer a call from a young person in need

£7.50 covers room hire for one counselling session

£25 covers the cost of one online counselling platform license

£53 provides a one-to-one counselling session for a young person

At TIC+, we are all about making it easy for children and young people to access our services. If you are a local business, why not sponsor one of our 25 marathons for a £250 donation? We will give you a shout out on our social media, put your logo on our web page and send you a certificate of thanks.

About the charity

Teens in Crisis

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RCN 1045429
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Donation summary

Total raised
£645.00
+ £91.25 Gift Aid
Online donations
£395.00
Offline donations
£250.00

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