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James McK

James & Kat are taking on the #Walk1000Miles challenge in 2019 in aid of The Encephalitis Society. Giving 1p per mile (£10) could change a life!

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In March 2018, James woke up with stroke-like symptoms and was rushed to hospital. After going through three weeks of misdiagnoses, hospital trips, ambulance calls and agony, James was finally admitted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. At the time of his admission, he couldn't recognise loved ones, walk unaided or communicate coherently with doctors. He was diagnosed with meningoencephalitis - an inflammation of the brain combined with meningitis, which carries a fatality rate of 1 in 5, and often leaves its victims with lifelong complications.
After two weeks of intensive treatment, one hospital birthday party and several months of recovery, James has been fortunate to only be left with very minor effects of his illness. We are hoping to raise awareness and support for The Encephalitis Society throughout 2019 in the hope that their work will allow more victims to be as fortunate as James.

Event details


James & Kat are taking on the #Walk1000miles challenge in 2019. Over the course of 2019, they will both cover 1000 miles - at least 365 miles of which will be completed by running at least a mile a day, every single day, for the whole year, come rain or shine! A sponsorship of 1p per mile (£10) would make a huge difference to the Society … and to our motivation!

Event date

01-January-2019 00:00  - 
01-January-2020 00:00

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Running / Walking

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Good luck my lovely lemons! We believe in you!
Donation by Hannah
on 12-04-2019
£7.50 gift aid
Well done James mate, great raising awareness
Donation by Kris Thompson
on 02-03-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 22-02-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck!
Donation by Richard Batey
on 22-02-2019
£3.75 gift aid
Good Luck!
Donation by Holly Milburn
on 19-02-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Good Luck Guys! Such a fantastic cause and so glad you are here to tell the tale James. Go guys! 👍🏻🏃🏼‍♂️🍀🙏🏻💙
Donation by Carol Land
on 17-02-2019
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck both of you xx
Donation by Dawn
on 03-02-2019
Run Forrest Run
Donation by Paul, Nana & George
on 26-01-2019
£30.00 gift aid
Donation by Nick Weddle
on 04-01-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Best of luck!!
Donation by Ruby Nicholson
on 03-01-2019
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £547.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £547.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £662.50

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