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Hannah Jones

Hannah's running the London Marathon

I am running the London Marathon 23rd April 2017 for Aspire because 2016 has proved just how quickly life can change

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  • Event: London Marathon 2017, 23 Apr 2017

Aspire

We support people with Spinal Cord Injury to help them live full, independent lives

Charity Registration No. 1075317

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Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

In summer 2016 my cousin Benjamin was as usual competing in a cycling race that was no shock to the family as he is a semi professional athlete. One Sunday morning I woke up to find out from a selfie on Facebook that the race hadn't gone to plan and Ben was hurt in an accident. We all expected Ben to be out of hospital within a couple of hours but unfortunately not the case. 

Ben has a spinal cord injury that has left him paralysed from the rib cage down. As I type this Ben is receiving lots of physio/ rehabilitation at Stoke Mandeville. In true Ben fashion he is already getting back into sports which is remarkable - although the last visit I had to take him fish and chips!! 

Aspire are a great charity that work with individuals with a spinal cord injury helping them to regain their independence and adapt to a new way of living. 

With all that said if Ben can continue making so much progress then surely I can manage a run around London??! 

Any donations/ running tips/ support received will be greatly appreciated by not just myself and my family but also this incredible charity. 

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Thank you so much! 

Hannah 🏃🏅

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