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Running the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019 for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity because I want to say thank you and help others.

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£1,921.37
raised of £1,500 target
by 73 supporters
  • Event: Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019, 13 Oct 2019

Team Marsden - Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

An iconic race through the most beautiful parks in London, to help create a future beyond cancer.

Charity Registration No. 1095197

Story

In October last year I was due to run the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise funds for the incredible Royal Marsden team who saved my mum's life 3 years ago.   A fortnight prior to the event I was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer.  This came out of the blue and was a total shock to me, my family and friends.  I was fortunate to be able to seek support from the Royal Mardsen which changed everything for me.  Their level of care, support, innovation and excellence meant I felt I could hand myself over to them and focus on my treatment.  I am still under their care and I cannot speak highly enough of the Royal Marsden.  Thanks to the life saving treatment I received I am now in the position where I can train for and take part in my first half marathon.  Any donations however small can end up being life changing - it certainly has done this for my mum and me. This photo was a quick selfie as I was walking into the ward for my first chemo. I was terrified but full of hope and trust for my amazing medical team. Follow my journey @warriorted instagram

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and groundbreaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.

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