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Madman Running The Virgin London Marathon 2019

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Andy Dodd

After many unsuccessful attempts, I've finally secured a place in the 2019 London Marathon - 1 to tick off the bucket list!

Raising money for multiple charities

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I'm always up for a challenge, but this is probably the biggest I've attempted! The hard work is already underway with regular training runs, which are getting longer and longer and as this is (probably) a one off, I'm raising funds for two great charities. Last summer my wife was bitten by a tick and as a family, we are now aware of how debilitating Lyme Disease can be. My first charity is Lyme Disease Action, they are a non for profit organisation who support people with Lyme Disease, educate and raise awareness of the symptoms with the general public and work with health care professionals to speed up diagnosis and treatment as the disease is often misdiagnosed. Secondly, The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution provide support to farming families across the UK. Agriculture can be a very isolated industry to work in and this charity helps support rural families through bereavement, illness, injury and financial hardship often when they have been let down by others. By raising funds for these charities, I can raise awareness of the work they do and provide funds for the vital work, please dig deep!

Event details

2019 Virgin London Marathon

At 10 am on Sunday 28th April 2019 I will stand on the start line of the London Marathon to undertake the 26.2 mile course, this is likely to be my biggest challenge ever as I aim to finish in under 5 hrs - sponsoring will spur me on the achieve this!

Event date

28-April-2019 10:00  - 
28-April-2019 15:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Well done! you're amazing, and my favourite son!
Donation by Granny
on 30-04-2019
£3.75 gift aid
Donation by Rosa
on 29-04-2019
£4.38 gift aid
Well Done Andy! Great achievement!!
Donation by Izak Van Heerden
on 29-04-2019
Donation by Prue
on 29-04-2019
you should be very proud of yourself!
Donation by Becki Leach
on 29-04-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 28-04-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Thank you so much Andy! πŸ™πŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
Donation by Anonymous
on 28-04-2019
£2.50 gift aid
So proud of you Andy and your red shoes .
Donation by Maryanne
on 28-04-2019
Let’s see how you look on Monday!!!
Donation by Max and Vicki
on 27-04-2019
£6.25 gift aid
Good luck, under 3 hours I reckon..
Donation by John Townsend
on 26-04-2019
£1.25 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £824.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £824.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £911.63

Donations closed

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