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13 Marathons in 13 Months - including an Ironman!

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Neil Higson

Fundraising for a family charity, the Samantha Sykes Foundation. The challenge will involve 13 marathons over 13 months - starting in Dublin!

Raising money for
Samantha Sykes Foundation Trust

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Neil Higson. 34 years old.


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The #13in13 challenge started in October 2017 at Dublin Marathon, and is now close towards the end. With 12 marathons now completed, including the Ironman UK, I have just one more to go on the 14th October 2018 - The Great Yorkshire Marathon in York.

I aim to raise as much as possible for the charity!

The charity was formed in the memory of, Samantha Sykes who tragically died, at 18 years old, with her friend who was “looked after” by the local authority. Sami was murdered because of the support she selflessly gave to two young people, who were in need of love, protection and guidance and who would have benefited from the work of this charity. Our promise to Sami is that we will bring together our communities, to support like minded people, who believe, as we do, that ALL children deserve an equal chance in life, no matter what their circumstances. With the help of not-for-profit organisations, educational establishments and the local community, we aim to support these young people through education, mentoring and pastoral care. 

Event date

29-October-2017 01:00  - 
14-October-2018 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

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Great achievement. Well done!
Donation by Dylan
on 24-10-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Well done to you Neil. Congratulations to Steve I am really proud off you love Mum xxx
Donation by Susan Hume
on 16-10-2018
£3.75 gift aid
Donation by Jonathan Mills
on 15-10-2018
Incredible effort Neil, i wasnt aware you were an elite athlete!
Donation by Chris Brown
on 15-10-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Good work Neil
Donation by Mike Walker
on 15-10-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Well done Neil!
Donation by Stuart Higson
on 15-10-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Well done! 😀👍
Donation by Renata
on 15-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Top work especially juggling work pal
Donation by nick nelson
on 15-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Congratulations again Neil and the other runners today. Amazing achievement
Donation by Mark H
on 14-10-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Fantastic achievement Neil and well done John and Ste !!
Donation by Anne and Graham J
on 14-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £8,050.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £8,050.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £8,933.75

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