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The Great South Run for Kleine Levin Syndrome

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Matt, Helen, Jake, Phil & Beck Renouf

Running to create awareness of Kleine Levin Syndrome ... Running cause others can't!

Raising money for
KLS Support UK

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Matt and Helen are training together this year, running in a variety of 10km events during the year in preparation for running the "Great South Run" in October 2015.

Their son, Jacob, has the rare neurological condition - Kleine Levin Syndrome - there is no cure, only hope - and meanwhile whilst he has the condition he sleeps through days, weeks and months at a time.

Running is impossible for Jacob, as he could not commit to regular training, it is hard for his parents too - non runners prior to 2014... but they are determined to highlight that anything is possible... so aim to run to raise awareness of the condition, and to hope that one day enough money can be raised for KLS Support UK so answers can be found.

Event details

The Great South Run - 10 mile - KLS Challenge

At the start of 2014, neither of us - Matt or Helen could run 3km... let alone run 10km... Helen managed her first 10k raising awareness of Kleine Levin Syndrome... and now Matt has decided to join her.

Having already run 10km... the challenge now is to run 10 miles (just over 16km) and to raise awareness of their son's medical condition along the way...

During the year they will be taking part in:
- Somerley 10k (Spring)
- Southampton 10k (Spring)
- Lymington RNLI 10km (Summer)
- Bournemouth Marathon 10K (Autumn)

Finishing with the Great South Run.... please support us along the way! - is our story

Event date

25-October-2015 01:00  - 
25-October-2015 04:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Great South Run 2015 Southsea,


Such an inspiration you all are! We hope that one day a cure will be found and this terrible illness will be a thing of the past!
Donation by Louise & Leon
on 05-11-2015
£0.00 gift aid
Well done, Matt & Helen
Donation by Anonymous
on 27-10-2015
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 25-10-2015
£7.50 gift aid
Well run Helen! Thank you for raising money for us all! Xx
Donation by Sue Melluish
on 25-10-2015
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 25-10-2015
£2.50 gift aid
So brave Helen well done
Donation by Richard Stevens
on 25-10-2015
£2.50 gift aid
Really impressive run today Beck, well done xxx
Donation by Anne
on 13-09-2015
£2.50 gift aid
Hi Matt, all the best for a great big fundraising Great South Run!
Donation by Alison and Eva
on 29-06-2015
£7.50 gift aid
Just want to send my best wishes to Matt - Helen and family and I hope they find a cure oneday.
Donation by val
on 11-05-2015
£0.00 gift aid
Good Luck. Will be thinking of you. Would love to find a cure, hate living with this horrible illness.
Donation by Ellie Melluish
on 10-05-2015
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Donation summary

Online Donations: £714.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £714.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £789.00

Donations closed

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