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This fundraising page is dedicated to the memory of

my dad

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kelly maynard

I will be running the Swansea half marathon June 23rd and the Admiral 3k Sept 22nd along with my 9year old son in memory of my dad his bampi

Raising money for
VHL UK/Ireland

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Total raised
£425.00

Target
£1000.00

42%

Donations accepted until 22-10-2019

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About

My dad who was an incredible inspirational person was diagnosed with VHL at the age of 13.
VHL is a rare genetics disease causing multiple re-occuring tumours in 10 organs and is caused by a flaw in one gene (the VHL gene). He spent most of his childhood in hosptital for periods as long as 12 months and throughout his life had numerous surgeries in his brain, kidneys, splean and eyes to remove tumours. Each operation with the unknown if he would survive.
My dad truly was known as a special man....a hero in my eyes who always had a smile on his face and would always  be helping others.
I have chosen to run the swansea half marathon to raise awarness in his memory as he would have turned 60 this febuary to help towards research to help others live with this disease and hopefully one day find a cure. I have also chosen to do this for personal achievement as 12 months ago i could not run 10 minutes never mind 13 miles!!!!
My son Kyle who is my best friend unfortunately never got chance to meet him but speaks of him like he did and has asked to help so we will also be running the Admiral 3k together in September.

Event details

Swansea half marathon and Admiral 3k run

We are running to raise money to go towards research to help others with this disease.

Event date

23-June-2019 09:00  - 
22-September-2019 12:00

Event type

Running / Walking

27 days to event start

Donations

Good Luck xx
Donation by Sian Jones
on 16-04-2019
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Xxx
Donation by Rosalind PRICE
on 16-03-2019
£5.00
£1.25 gift aid
Good luck kelly and kyle.... i am really proud of you both and so will your father... love nanna xxx
Donation by katheline maynard
on 11-03-2019
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Good luck Kelly you’ll do amazing
Donation by Clare
on 11-03-2019
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck wish you both the best hope your raise what you are after
Donation by Lee warlow
on 27-02-2019
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
Good Luck Kelly & Kyle. You'll both do amazing. Lots of love Emily, Luke & Rae x
Donation by Emily Crawford-Triggs
on 22-02-2019
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Valerie Cullen
on 17-02-2019
£25.00
£0.00 gift aid
Great effort
Donation by Scott mapstone
on 17-02-2019
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Maureen Grady
on 12-02-2019
£15.00
£3.75 gift aid
Donation by Andy Tucker
on 11-02-2019
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £425.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £425.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £511.25

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