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Laura Jones

​To run 7 marathons around the world, in one year. Including the world's highest, The Everest Marathon and the world's coldest, Yukon Arctic...

Raising money for multiple charities

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Donations accepted until 04-06-2018

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As someone who lives to challenge themselves both physically and mentally, I know that when I have a goal in mind that I push very hard to achieve it even if when it means starting from scratch.
It is very important to me that alongside the personal fulfilment of these challenges, I am also using it as a great way to raise money and awareness for two worthy causes.
The Jonny Wilkinson Foundation gives life changing support to the members of our community who need it most. Every year, many of us will be affected by mental health issues either directly or through someone we know.  
​Like many others I have been touched by mental illness in my own life, sadly losing my father when I was 13 years old. This has made me very passionate about raising awareness and understanding around mental health concerns for those suffering now.
The Scouts change the lives of young people and help them reach their full potential by offering them challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure & a chance to help others to make a positive impact on communities.

Event details

Running a marathon on each of the 7 continents

​To run a 7 marathons around the world, in one year. 

Europe - London Marathon 23.04.17
Asia - Everest Marathon 29.05.17
S.America -Patagonia Marathon 09.09.17
Australasia - Rottnest Marathon 22.10.17
N.America - Seattle Marathon 26.11.2017
Yukon Arctic Marathon - 01.02.2018
Africa - Kilimanjaro Marathon 04.03.2018

But that's not the only challenge... I would love to say that I am a very experienced runner but that's not the truth. In fact I only recently started running, so as well as the challenge of running the marathons, I have the challenge of training and getting myself prepared physically and mentally for this undertaking.

To demonstrate that no matter your current level of ability, anything is possible.
I believe that with enough determination, self belief and commitment, you can achieve anything. I want to prove to not only myself but others that it doesn’t matter where your starting line is, everyone has it in them to make it to the finish.

Event date

23-April-2017 00:00  - 
04-March-2018 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

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You’re doing so incredibly awesomely already... bring on Yukon!! Alex x
Donation by Anonymous
on 02-12-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good Luck Laura amazing causes and an incredible challenge!!!
Donation by Verity and James
on 02-12-2017
£12.76 gift aid
Go Laura! Your drive is enviable, what a challenge. All the best for the remaining events.
Donation by Ruth Jones
on 02-12-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Awesome achievement Laura...hope you raise even more through your raffle x
Donation by Pam
on 02-12-2017
£1.26 gift aid
Great work Laura! You’re fuckin crazy but very inspirational ;) Keep going lovely lady!
Donation by Holly Taylor
on 02-12-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck with your challenge today Laura
Donation by Amber, Molly, and Alfie
on 02-12-2017
£10.00 gift aid
Keep going Laura!!
Donation by Shazza C
on 01-12-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Well done Laura you have shown what we can do if we believe in yourself xx
Donation by Jacqui Vaughan
on 01-12-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Sign me up for 20 tickets please 🤘
Donation by Dan Aubrey
on 01-12-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Felix
on 01-12-2017
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £3,403.05
Offline Donations: £500.00
Total Raised: £3,903.05
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £4,514.41

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