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Fundraising for Sebastian Coe Charitable Foundation

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  • Event: Virgin London Marathon 2015, 26 Apr 2015

Sebastian Coe Charitable Foundation

The Sebastian Coe Charitable Foundation has been set up with an ambition to improve the physical wellbeing of the nation. It supports inspirational projects related to sport, health, education and science and has recently partnered with Cancer Research UK to support the Francis Crick Institute.

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Thanks for taking the time to visit our JustGiving page.

We’re taking part in the London Marathon as a member of Team Coe, which is a Sports Team established by running legend Sebastian Coe to raise funds for his charitable foundation. 

Seb has chosen Cancer Research UK as the main beneficiary and this is a cause very close to our hearts. 

The money we raise will go towards a revolutionary project that Cancer Research UK is funding and is at the forefront of medical research and the fight against cancer. 

The Francis Crick Institute – a visionary centre of scientific excellence – is being built right now at London’s Kings Cross. It will unite some of the world’s top scientists, working together, to take on cancer and a wide range of other major diseases. 

This collaborative approach will help to accelerate medical research, finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. 

One in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Half of these will not beat their disease. The chance of survival has doubled in the last 40 years but the number of people diagnosed is set to rise and that’s why the work of the Francis Crick is so important.

We hope you feel able to support our efforts – any donation, no matter what the amount, will make a huge difference.

Thank you.

Sam and Tony

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.

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  • My first selfie...trouble is my arms are not long enough
  • Sam setting off on a lunch time run.
  • Sam [right] and training partner - Sam looking forward to more mileage +3

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