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Fundraising for Brain & Spine Foundation

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  • Event: Flora London Marathon 2009, 26 Apr 2009

Brain & Spine Foundation

We provide support and information to those affected by brain & spine problems

Charity Registration No. 1098528

Story

As you may have seen in the press and Granada Reports or heard on GMR with Becky Want this year I have to decided to save on travel costs and I will be running from my home in Altrincham to London and then doing the Marathon.  I have a route planned out and most of the time I will be using the canal network and I will have valued support from Lupin a friend's canal boat.  So look out for a group of Brain & Spine tee shirts at a tow path near you.  Please see below  when I might be running past you.  So watch this space for an up date of where I am and where I plan to be.In the  meantime I would be very grateful for any contribution you make now.

Luckily having told Ian Horn of my goal Cooper Sports have sponsored me by providing the most essential piece of kit. The running shoes. Thanks very much. So if any one would like some good advice and a very reasonable deal please call into the shop in Sale shopping centre.

The Plan

Day 1 Friday 17th April leave Altrincham 9.45 and go via Knutsford 11am and Middlewich 12.15 to Sandbach 1pm and finish at Wheelock 2pm Finished, Team event with Lizzie Sarah and Ian Ruff along the way and Paula Sue and Jane back up.
Day 2 Saturday 18th leave Wheelock 10am and go via Kidsgrove11am, Stoke 12.00 and Stone 1.30pm to Sandon 2pm. Finished, bit late starting.
Day 3 Sunday 19th leave Sandon 10am and go via Great Haywood 11am, Rugeley 12.00 and Fradley 1pm to Whittington 2pm. Finished.
Day 4 Monday 20th leave Whittington 10am and go via Tamworth 11am, Atherstone 12.00, Nuneaton 1pm to Hawksbury 2pm. Finished, good support from Tony Collier all the way and SallyAnne Wilson in Tamworth.
Day 5 Tuesday 21st leave Hawksbury 10am and go to Rugby 12.00 and finish at Braunston 2pm. Late start today and very warm and sunny,
Day 6 Wednesday 22nd leave Braunston 10am and go via Daventry 11am and near Northampton13.00 to Cosgrove 3pm.  A long way today, James provided support
Day 7 Thursday 23rd leave Cosgrove 10am and go via Milton Keynes 11.30, Bletchley 12.00, Leighton Buzzard 1pm to Seabrook 2pm.  MK on the way then into the country.
Day 8 Friday 24th leave Seabrook 10am and go via Tring10.30, Berkhampstead  11am and Hemelhemstead 12.00 to Watford1pm.  Met Steve and then caught up with Lupin. Went all the way up Bushey Hill
Day 9 Saturday 25th leave Watford 9am and run into London Westminster 1pm.  Much easier down hill into London, Verity Sarah Lizzie and Will collected and Paula was backup. Got to Westminster on time to meet Frances Blois.
Day 10 Sunday 26th London Marathon. Finished 4hr 58mins 18secs
Any messages please to Charlie.Pearson@homecall.co.uk or ring 07970 781686

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  • Peter, Me, Tim Brabants and the Crew

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