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Running Brighton Marathon 2018 for Teenage Cancer Trust because Harold Vafeas dedicated his life to teaching

166 %
raised of £3,500 target
by 213 supporters
  • In memory of: Harold Vafeas
  • Event: Brighton Marathon 2018, 15 Apr 2018

Teenage Cancer Trust

We provide expert care and support to young people with cancer

Charity Registration No. 1062559


Mr Harold Vafeas was Headmaster at Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne from 2003 to 2012. In that time he saw an astonishing number of boys through their GCSEs, A-levels and off to University. While each student will no doubt have their own specific memories of Mr Vafeas, none can forget his commitment and passion for teaching, nor his quiet determination to help each student he encountered be the best that they could be.

His loss to bowel cancer at the age of 58 when he should have spent his later years in happy retirement with his family was a tragic loss. It is for this reason that we, a group of 7 ex-Borden Grammar School boys (Class of 2012), have decided to get together and take part in the Brighton Marathon on 15th April 2018. With guidance from his family, we have decided to run in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, which we felt was a fitting way to honour a man who had dedicated so much of his life to the education and success of young people.

While our base target is £3500, we hope to raise as much as possible for such a worthwhile cause, so any donation that you can make in support of our challenge would be greatly appreciated.


All those taking part are as follows (from top left to bottom right):

Brandon Du'chesne - target: 3h 59m

Connor Maloney - target: 4h 20m

Japhet Goodburn - target: 4h 50m

Alex Pfeiffer-Brown - target: 3h 04m

Adam Cross - target: 4h 20m

Henry Kitney - target: 4h 50m

Oliver Jeffery - target: 4h 59m