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On the 3rd December 2012 my 3 year old son Alex was savagly attacked by an unsupervised dog whilst walking with my wife near a local park. 

His face was ripped apart from mouth to almost ear by both upper and lower jaws of the dog, it tore flesh, muscles and nerves and we thought that life would never be the same again.

He was taken by ambulance to St Georges where a team from the plastics department were waiting on standby, they looked after him and my wife and within a few hours of arriving Alex had undergone several hours of extensive surgery to repair his skin and muscles, and nerves as much as possible. At the time and for the next few weeks we didnt know how much the feeling and movement would recover in Alex's face, whether his speech would be affected, and whether his saliva glands would be able to cope.

A year on, thanks to the excellent and prompt care of the surgeons and the team available at St Georges Alex has full feeling and muscle usage back, he has no speech problems and even the physical scarring although present for life is nothing compared to how we thought he may end up on that Monday afternoon 12 months ago.

A thankyou was never going to be enough, and so I have decided to run the marathon and give something back by raising much needed funds to assist and support them in the future to continue providing the same level of care that we received.

St Georges Hosiptal made a life changing difference to my son and our entire family and I would truely appreciate your support in saying thankyou in this way.

Rob 

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Raising money for

St George's Hospital Charity

St George's Hospital Charity

Charity Registration No. 241527

St George’s Hospital provides a range of general and specialist services in South West London and beyond. The hospital is a leading national centre for specialist care including neurology, cardiac care and cancer. Money raised through St George's Hospital Charity supports and enhances the services provided at St George’s for the benefit of patients, visitors and staff. Please help it continue the good work.

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Run by St George's Hospital Charity

Charity Registration No. 241527

Donations 129

Well done Rob!!

Donation by Blossom Sugar Art on 28/04/14

£140.75

+ £35.19 Gift Aid

Well done Rob both for completing the marathon and for creating something positive from such a terrible incident.

Donation by James Matthews on 22/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Rob!

Donation by Steve Zamuner on 22/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well Done Rob, and all for a great cause. A truly moving story and so pleased to hear your little one is on the mend.

Donation by Lisa Pluckrose on 22/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Rob - could cause and a terrific sum you've raised.

Donation by Julian Clegg on 22/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Rob.

Donation by Fay Gordon on 15/04/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Kathy on 14/04/14

£10.00

Congrats Rob! You did it! :-)

Donation by Hannah Carne on 14/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Dorothy Solloway on 14/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

A slightly belated donation; I hope it went well.

Donation by Doug Gardner on 14/04/14

£15.00

+ £3.75 Gift Aid

Sorry, a bit late in donating.

Donation by Wai Man on 14/04/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Good luck, Rob! Have a good run!

Donation by Clare Davies on 13/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Have a good run.

Donation by Ann and John on 13/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Hi Rob.. I didn't know about all this.. you've obviously been through a lot. Good on you for doing something positive to support those that helped you. Good luck.. I reckon you can beat Farah...

Donation by Callum on 13/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Rob - its a shame it isn't a sponsored talkathon. You would spank it!

Donation by Anonymous on 13/04/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

All the very best for tomorrow. It's an amazing achievement, for a great cause. Will be watching out for you on the tv and tracking your journey. Take care xxxx

Donation by Simon, Dawn, Joni & Charlie Taylor on 12/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Wishing you all the very best for tomorrow Rob!

Donation by Julie Harvey on 12/04/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck in a very worthy cause. - (we're friends of Emma Langdon!)

Donation by Helen and Barry Mordsley on 12/04/14

All the very best for Sunday Rob

Donation by Gez on 12/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good Luck x

Donation by Amber Jackson on 11/04/14

£10.00

Good luck.

Donation by Yvette Quinn on 11/04/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Good luck Rob!

Donation by Vanessa Monteiro on 11/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Chris on 11/04/14

Good luck pal..... Remember to breath in between talking your way round for 26 miles!

Donation by Russell, Rebecca and Russ JNR on 11/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Simon Loveday on 11/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£2,830.36
  • Offline donations£806.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,636.36
  • Gift Aid£660.41

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