Rachel Chester

Rachel's Double Marathon Challenge!

Fundraising for The Jim Cronin Memorial Fund
raised of £500 target
by 26 supporters
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Event: London Marathon 2021, on 3 October 2021


Hi everyone,

Absolutely over the moon to have found out I have secured a place in the 2021 London Marathon on 3rd October. This (luckily/unluckily!!) falls a week before Manchester Marathon, for which I also have a place.

I have a big birthday this year (21, honestly!) and I can't think of a better way to celebrate than running two marathons a week apart (?!). Might only be turning 30 but my joints will tell me differently after October I'm sure.

This will be a huge challenge for mentally and physically, so I have decided to try and raise a bit of money for the Jim Cronin Memorial Fund for Primate Welfare and Conservation. Those of you who know me well will know how much I love Monkey World and the amazing work that they do rescuing and rehabilitating abused and exploited primates from all over the world. Yes this running challenge will hurt, but no where near the level of pain or abuse that some of of these primates have to endure, predominantly at the hands of humans.

Please find a link to the charity below if you want to find out more.

I know this has been a tough time for everyone financially, but if you can spare a few pennies, I would be super grateful. Thank you for your support 💖


About the charity

The Jim Cronin Memorial Fund has been set up to rescue, rehabilitation, conservation, preservation and care of Primates and to advance the education about and research into primates.

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