In October 2012, I decided to participate in various events to raise awareness and contribute to the marvellous work taking place at The Lullaby Trust (formerly FSID). The organisation provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant mortality.
Confirmed 2020 Events:
05 April: Manchester Marathon, 19 April: Brighton Marathon, 26th April: London Marathon: 17 May: Chester Half Marathon, 24 May: Liverpool Marathon
Confirmed+Completed 2019 Events:
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20 Jan: Helsby Half Marathon , 17 Feb: Wrexham Half Marathon, 03 March : Anglesey Half Marathon, 10 March: Liverpool Half Marathon, 17 March: Wrexham Marathon, 24 March: Wilmslow Half Marathon: 31 March: Conwy Marathon, 07 April: Manchester Marathon, 14 April: Boston Marathon (UK) , 05 May: Liverpool 10k, 06 May: Milton Keynes Marathon: 19 May: Great Manchester Half, 26 May: Liverpool Marathon, 02 June: Huddersfield Marathon, 16 June: Port Sunlight 5k+10k, 30 June-06 July: Tour of Merseyside (incl Southport Half Marathon), 14 July: Wirral Way Half Marathon, 08 September: Wirral Half Marathon, 15 September: Hoylake 10k, 22 September: Hull Marathon. 06 October: Chester Marathon, 13 October: Manchester Half Marathon, 20 October: Yorkshire Marathon, 17 November: Conwy Half Marathon,
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Here is a list of things your money could pay for:
- £1 could buy a room thermometer, to help maintain a safe temperature for babies
- £5 could pay for an information pack to raise awareness of our safer sleep messages among teenage parents
- £5 could pay for a Bereavement Support Pack for a newly bereaved family
- £15 could provide one hour of helpline support from trained advisors
- £35 could pay for the support of a trained Befriender for a family, offering them vital listening support from someone who is also bereaved
- £50 could allow a family of four to go to one of our family days out,
helping bereaved families get together in a friendly and informal environment to share experiences and gain strength from each other
- £110 could train A&E staff in how best to support families when a baby dies
- £140 could help pay for one day of specialist training for new CONI Coordinators, to support bereaved parents who have another baby
- £550 could train bereaved parents who wish to support other families as Befrienders in the future
- £690 could pay for a baby breathing monitor, helping to give peace of mind to bereaved families who are caring for a new baby
- £1570 could cover the cost of one of our
regional Family Days Out, helping bereaved families meet in a friendly environment and share experiences
- £5,000 could cover the cost of trained advisors on our Helpline for two months, providing a lifeline for bereaved families
2018 Events (22): 07 Jan: Wirral Trail Half Marathon, 04 Feb: London Winter Run (10k) 25 Feb Wrexham Half Marathon, 11 March: Wrexham Festival of Running - 20 miles, 25 March: Liverpool Half Marathon, 08 April Manchester Marathon, 15 April: Mersey Tunnels 10k, 22 April: London Marathon, 05+06 May Liverpool 5k+10k, 07 May: Milton Keynes Marathon, 20 May: Liverpool Marathon, June 17: Port Sunlight 5k+10k, 24 June: Wilmslow Half Marathon, July 15: Stoke Marathon, 05 August: Forest of Dean Marathon, 09 Sept: Wirral Half Marathon, 16 Sept: Warrington Half Marathon, 23 Sept: Hull Marathon, 07 October: Bournemouth Marathon, 14 October: Yorkshire Marathon,
2017 Events (33): Wirral Trail Half (08 January), Four Villages Half (15 January), Southport 10k (05 Feb), Worthing Half (12 Feb), Wrexham Half (19 Feb), Brighton Half Marathon (26 February), Anglesey Half (05 March), Bath Half Marathon (12 March), Reading Half (19 March), Manchester Marathon (02 Apr), Sheffield Half (09 April), Southampton Marathon (23 April), Oswestry Half (30 April), City of Sunderland Half (07 May), Leeds Half (14 May), Chester Half (21 May), Liverpool Marathon (28 May), St Albans Half Marathon (11 June), Shrewsbury Half (18 June), Swansea Half (25 June), Tour of Merseyside (02-08 July) 52 miles -includes Southport Half (02July), Manchester 10k (09 July), Helena Tipping 10k [Wrexham] (30 July), Gloucester Marathon (06 August), English Half Marathon (17th September), Macclesfield Half (24th September), Mersey Tunnels 10k (01 October), Chester Marathon (08 October), Manchester Half (15 October), Conwy Half (November 19th). Nottingham Marathon (December 3rd), Tatton 10k (December 10th), Liverbird Marathon (31st Dec)
2016 events (38): Liverpool Winter Run (17 Jan) , Southport 10K (07 Feb) , Wrexham Half Marathon (14 Feb), Manchester Winter Run (28 Feb), Milton Keynes Half (6 Mar), Liverpool Half (13 Mar), North London Half (20Mar) , Reading Half Marathon (03 Apr), Port Sunlight 5k+10k (Apr 17) , Southampton Half Marathon (Apr 24). Spring 10k (01 May), Hackney Half (08 May), Chester Half (15 May), Great Manchester Run (22 May), RnR Liverpool 5k+Half (28+29 May) . Tunnels 10k (19 June), Southport Half (Jul 3), Manchester 10k (Jul 10), Cheshire Half (Jul17), Helena Tipping Wrexham 10k (Jul 31), Dublin Half Marathon (Aug 07), Fleetwood Half (Aug 21), City of Salford 10k (04Sep), Merseyside Whistlestop tour incl Wirral Half (26miles) (9,10,11 Sep) English Half (18 Sep), Bristol Half (25 Sep) , Glasgow Half (02 Oct), Oxford Half (09 Oct), Manchester Half (16 Oct), Great South Run (23 Oct), Sheffield 10k (30 Oct) Cheshire 10k (Nov 11), Lytham 10k (Nov 12), Conwy Half (20 Nov), Tatton 10k (Dec 11th), Liverbird Marathon (Dec 31st)
2015 events (30): Brighton Half Marathon (Feb 22). Port Sunlight 5k+10k (March 01). Oulton Park 10k + 30k Duathlon (08 March +15 March), City of Lincoln 10k (22 March), Liverpool Half Marathon (29 March), Sheffield Half Marathon (April 12), Great Edinburgh Run (April 19), Conwy Gran Fondo 68k (April 26th), Liverpool Spring 10k (May 3rd), Morrisons Great Manchester Run (May 10th), Chester Half Marathon (May 17th), Mersey Tunnels 10k (June 7th), City of Hull 10k (June 14th), Etape Eryri 76k (June 21st), Great Manchester Cycle 84k (June 28th), LCL 80K (July 5th), Leeds 10k (July 12th), Morrisons Great London Newham Run 10k (July 19th). City of York 10k (August 2nd), Rochdale Half Marathon (August 23rd), City of Salford 10k (Sept 6th), Great North Run (Sept 13th), English Half Marathon (Sept 20th), Great Scottish Run (Oct 4th), Morrisons Great Birmingham + South Run (Oct 18th and 25th). Conwy Half Marathon (Nov 22nd), Liverpool Santa Dash (December 6th)
2014 events (26): North Wales 10miles (23rd Feb), Liverpool Half Marathon (23rd March), Great Ireland Run (6th April), Liverpool Spring 10k (4th May), Port Sunlight 10k (11th May), Great Manchester Run (18th May), London Bupa 10000 (25th May), Karrimor Great Trail Challenge (1st June), Mersey Tunnels 10k (8th June). Great Manchester Cycle 26 miles (29th June), Great North 10k (13th July), Leeds 10k (20th July), York 10k (3rd August), Darlington 10k (10th August), Tour De Mon 40miles (17 August), Reg Harris Cyclosportive 51miles (24th August), Ride of the Roses 50miles (31 August), City of Salford 10k (7th September), Hoylake Fun Run 10k (14 September), English Half Marathon (21st September), Wirral 10k (12th October), BUPA Great Birmingham Run (19th October), Leeds Abbey Dash 10k (16th November) , Conwy Half Marathon (23 November), Liverpool Santa Dash on December 7th.
2013 link: https://www.justgiving.com/abs-Ali/
Offline figure: Determined by 2013 link+2014 link+ donations by Charlton Athletic FC etc. = £2206+£330+£90 = £2626