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Helen Moreton

Faster at Forty for Stroke Association!

Fundraising for Stroke Association

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  • Event: 100 Mile Challenge

Stroke Association

We support people to help rebuild lives after stroke.

Charity Registration No. 211015

Story

Over a year ago now I set myself a list of targets to do over 3 years.  Yes, I have it planned for that long…  Last year I succeeded in completing 4 of them, finishing with a double, both running a 10K (6 miles) without walking and completing a PB in the same race, at The London Chest Hospital 10K.  Below is my list of targets.  One’s completed are in red:

Take 4 seconds per mile off my time in 5k, 10k, half and marathon races

Take 40 seconds per mile off my time in 5k, 10k, half and marathon races

Do a 5k in 30 mins, 10k in 60 mins, half in 3 hours and marathon in 6 hours

Run all the way in a 5k, 10k, half and marathon.

For those who’d like to know, the previous best times these targets are working against are:

Bushey Park 5K Time Trial, 28th April 07, 3.1 miles, completed in 36:15
Nike Run London 10k, 8th October 06.  6.2 miles.  Completed in 1:21:36 
Suffolk Beacon Half Marathon (Brighton), 18th Feb 07, 13.1 miles.  Completed in 03:08:04
Neolithic Marathon, 6th May 07, 26.2 miles, completed in 7:00:58 

This year I’m hoping to succeed in running all the way in a half.  I’m also hoping to achieve some of those time targets.

I’m also hoping to qualify for London Marathon with a good for age time by the time I’m 90!

My Charity:

Stroke is the's third major killer, causes more disability than any other long term illness, occupies 20-25% of hospital beds, and kills three times as many women as breast cancer.  Strokes can affect anybody, of any age, including children.  As many as 40% of strokes could be prevented, so please help the Stroke Association educate, support people who've had strokes, research, and campaign for more specialist stroke care.  

About Justgiving:  

Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Stroke Association will receive your money faster and, if you are a 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.  

The offline total includes money raised on my previous justgiving page.  Thanks to my lovely donors!   

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