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Proud to be running the London Marathon for The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK because the Bobby Moore fund is vital to beating

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  • Event: Virgin London Marathon 2015, 26 Apr 2015

The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK

Stephanie Moore MBE set up the Bobby Moore Fund in partnership with Cancer Research UK, following the death of her husband, Bobby Moore, from bowel cancer. The Bobby Moore Fund is now a leader in the fight against bowel cancer, funding research that’s helping more people to survive than ever before.

Charity Registration No. in England and Wales 1089464, Scotland SC041666

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I am a virgin marathon runner.

On Sunday 26th April I will be taking part in the Virgin London Marathon running 26.2 miles. I will finish the race, and I have set myself the challenge of running under 4 hours.

It doesn't get much bigger than the London Marathon. This race is loved by both elite athletes and running novices. The course offers a complete sightseeing tour of London - not that I will get much chance to take in the views!

I am running for a reason. I am running for the Bobby Moore Fund. Whatever your donation, big or small – your support will spur me on in my training over the coming months.

Training for a marathon is one of the hardest things I have done. It takes commitment and time – precious family time. When the days are short, miserable and dark, your sponsorship will ensure I never miss a training session and spur me on to meet my target.

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK. The Bobby Moore Fund was set up in 1993 by the late Bobby Moore’s wife, Stephanie after Sir Bobby died from bowel cancer aged 51.

Money raised for the Bobby Moore fund is spent on pioneering bowel cancer research carried out by leading scientists working across the UK. As an avid football fan and player I want to help the Bobby Moore fund by increasing awareness of bowel cancer, and more importantly finding a way of beating it!

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

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.

Don’t forget to leave me a message – these will keep me going in the tough times.

Thanks guys,

Much love,

Ross.

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