I met Jemma through our children who attended the same school. Immediately I noticed her beaming smile and she was first to make conversation. Typical Jemma. The life and soul of anywhere!
We got to know each other and discovered we both shared running in common. However, I'd say she enjoyed it far more than me. We promised each other that we'd go out running together and finish with a cava but sadly, with both being busy mums, we never got round to it.
As she was such an inspirational person, I decided to do the Southport half marathon in her honour... The first in southport and one which we'd probably have done together.
I don't like running and with having children and working full time, my biggest challenge isn't the run. It's finding the time to train. However, my kids have been supporting me by going beside me on their bikes. I know Jemma would be so proud of them!
Please support Rich's vision of fundraising for the Walton centre and in providing something for them as a legacy to Jemma.