As people know I completed the London Marathon in 2016 for my close friend who was diagnosed a couple of years ago and is still fighting today and thanks to everyone's generosity we raised over £2000 for Cancer Research! So in 2017, not only will I be running the London Marathon again for Ovarian Action and I will also be doing 100 miles on a bike! So on the 23rd April 2017 and the 30th July 2017 I will be taking part in the London Marathon and the London Surrey 100 mile bike ride respectively. I will be doing the Vitality London 10000 on the 29th May 2017 and finishing off the year by completing the Robin Hood Nottingham Marathon on the 24th September 2017 as an added bonus. l will be raising £3000 for Ovarian Cancer Action. So no matter how big or small, that next pound could make the breakthrough we are all praying for!
As promised now that I have hit my £3500 I will also be doing the Leicester Marathon in October 2017!
Ovarian Cancer Action fund vital research into preventing and reversing resistance to current treatments, stopping the spread of ovarian cancer cells and developing new targeted drugs that are tailored to individual women. They also promote symptoms awareness to women and GPs throughout the UK, promoting earlier diagnosis.
Further information can be found at: http://ovarian.org.uk
Please see how your donations help:-
£7 could buy the nutrients we need to grow the cancer cells we need for our research
£25 could support a scientist to use a powerful microscope to compare what a cancer cell looks like before and after chemotherapy – helping us to explore how to make chemotherapy treatment more effective
£50 could buy a chemical that stops cancer cells growing – helping us to create new drugs to prevent women dying from ovarian cancer
£100 could support scientists to study what causes cancer cells to die – helping us identify potential treatments for the future
£1,000 could examine a patient’s DNA – enabling us to identify genetic mutations associated with ovarian cancer and understand why ovarian cancer happens