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Robert Davies

Rob Davies for Nightingale House Hospice

Fundraising for Nightingale House Hospice

140 %
raised of £1,000 target
by 23 supporters
  • Event: Flora London Marathon 2007, 22 Apr 2007

Nightingale House Hospice

We provide specialist palliative care to comfort patients and their families

Charity Registration No. 1035600


Another post script-

1 many thanks everyone we have exceeded the £1000 target

2 i decided to banish the demons of London - ie set my self a challenge of beating my London time by running the Blackpool marathon - ACHEIVED - in 4 hr 37- next time faster !

A post marathon update, folks,more details are on the blog, but the day was amazing , wonderful attmosphere, great support from family at miles 13&22, runners world internet friends at mile 17, and by text previously from Nightingale House. Running with Pippa from Buckley runners for 17 miles, then with my MP3 player for a few mles- i switched it off for more attmosphere near the end when i KNEW i would finish- and for my first marathon of 7 i RAN ALL THE WAY- but slowly to finish in 4hrs51mins. So a big thankyou to everyone - and as you can see we will have exceeded the £1000 target . big thanks


Yes its nearly marathon weekend, and i'm very excited for 2 reasons

1 because i am really looking forward to the marathon, the experience, the attmosphere & everything. I WILL try and think of you all when i need encouragement around mile 18 or so. And of course my run is dedicated you you all, my family & friends & to Nightingale House.

2 because we are rapidly approaching the £1,000 target i set to raise- a big thanks to everyone, and in the last week to Aunty Audrey and your many friends @WI and other groups, and Islwyn Jones of the Mold Nightingale House support Group.

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page, for the wonderful Nightingale House Hospice. Please dig deep and sponsor me online.

Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Nightingale House Hospice will receive your money faster and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax will be added to your gift at no cost to you.

So please sponsor me now!

Many thanks for your support.

With your help over the last 6 years together we have raised several £1000 for local charities, please help once more& as always ;  any amount is welcome. With your encouragement i have completed marathons in Dublin, London, Blackpool and around Lake Vyrnwy since 2001 and still chasing that elusive 4hrs, or more likely 4hrs 19. See my training ( & injury) blog at thanks for your help

Here's a request - what inspirational music would YOU play on an MP3 player? Help please add your suggestion in the comments box. I will need them at mile 16 , mile 18 and miles 20 to 26 !! Thanks !!!



  • rob runs Blackpool marathon 2005