Jake Kempton

I'm running the 2022 London Marathon for Team Breathe!

Fundraising for Asthma + Lung UK
raised of £2,000 target
by 67 supporters
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Event: London Marathon 2022, on 2 October 2022
In memory of Lawrence Kempton
Team Breathe London Marathon 2022!
Campaign by Asthma + Lung UK (RCN England and Wales 326730, Scotland SC038415)
Welcome to our Team Breathe page for London Marathon 2022!


Very sadly my Dads brother, Lawrence, died from an Asthma attack at the age of 16 after a life struggling with it. My Dad suffers from Asthma and even more so the loss of his big brother. Growing up I remember me and my brothers asking about him and what happened as we didn't really understand. My Dad could barely talk about it and it's the only time I remember seeing him cry. I cannot even comprehend losing one of my brothers so young and wish nobody had to.

There are many worthy causes and charities but I have seen the pain and sadness this has caused my Dad and for someone who I am extremely close with it has always stuck with me. I want to run for Asthma UK to raise as much money as possible which in turn will help others not have to go through what my Dad and his Parents & Sister had to go through. If we can help one family even 1% then it will be worthwhile.

I also hope that in some way by continuing to raise awareness and fundraising it will help keep his memory alive.

I would GREATLY appreciate any support in helping reach this target :)

Jake 💜

1 in 5 of us will have a lung condition during our lifetime. There's a new diagnosis every minute.I'm running The London Marathon for Asthma + Lung UK. Theyre the only UK charity that fights for everyones right to breathe. Every pound I'm able to raise will take us a step closer to a world where everyone has healthy lungs.Just £22 allows one of Asthma + Lung UKs nurses to answer a call on the Helpline, offering potentially lifesaving advice. I'd be very grateful for any donations you could make!

About the campaign

Welcome to our Team Breathe page for London Marathon 2022!

About the charity

Asthma + Lung UK

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RCN England and Wales 326730, Scotland SC038415
At Asthma + Lung UK, our vision is for a world where everyone has healthy lungs. From research and campaigning to advice and support, as the UK’s lung charity we’re on a mission to change the way that lung health is perceived. Because breath is life - and that’s worth fighting for.

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