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2 events- 1st: Bike Ride for Gauchers Association

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Madeleine Abramson

Who said London- Cambridge was flat - it's only flat when you get NEAR Cambridge!

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The Gauchers Association

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Elaine Benton
It’s difficult to envisage the difficulties & problems that occur when living with a rare disease such as Gaucher. I was born in 1963, and my mother having much experience with babies, she instinctively knew early on that something was wrong with me. It can take years for a correct diagnosis, but I was fortunate, as Gaucher is hereditary, (both my parents carried the Gaucher gene) 2 of my older brothers were diagnosed, and so it didn’t take long for the doctors to figure out I suffered from the same rare condition that had no cure. Not much was known about Gaucher disease when I was young, but thankfully over the years, the situation has changed considerably. Today there are several treatments available, doctors and hospitals are aware and educated about Gaucher disease, support groups exist around the world, and organisations raising funds to further research, which gives
hope to the 10,000 known sufferers around the world.

Event details

Ist - London-Cambridge Bike Ride

cont’d from Elaine: When growing up, I was never allowed to participate in sports at school, or own a bicycle for fear of having an accident and breaking my fragile bones. I always envied the other kids playing outside, speeding up and down riding their bikes. To this day, I have never learnt to ride a bicycle, so in a way, Madeleine is riding for me and I’ll be with her in spirit as she journeys from London to Cambridge.
... SO...and now from Madeleine - I am afraid this is my annual plea for - since last year- what has become 2 events in close proximity - a London-Cambridge Bike Ride for the Gauchers Association; followed by a Half Marathon in October 12th in the London Royal Parks. So I have 2 PAGES - this is the 1st, you can also go to

Event date

07-September-2014 08:00  - 
07-September-2014 15:00

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Event is completed


thank you Uncle Bernie
Donation by Madeleine Abramson
on 01-11-2014
£6.25 gift aid
Well done as ever!
Donation by Stephanie and John
on 01-10-2014
£12.50 gift aid
Well done Madeleine -in awe as ever
Donation by Anne and Melvyn
on 14-09-2014
£5.00 gift aid
Madeleine, belated congratulations on completing the ride (as if there was ever any doubt!). Hopefully, I'll be back in the picture next year.Well done!!
Donation by Stephen
on 14-09-2014
£0.00 gift aid
Our dear friend/ distant relative Irene has this terrible affliction. Thank you Madeleine
Donation by Michael and Shirley
on 12-09-2014
£12.50 gift aid
A wonderful cause!
Donation by Michele & Mike
on 08-09-2014
£12.50 gift aid
Best of luck Madeline!
Donation by Frank Elliot Kahn
on 05-09-2014
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Madeleine
Donation by Anthony & Sheila Rabin
on 30-08-2014
£12.50 gift aid
Impressive stuff
Donation by Anonymous
on 29-08-2014
£6.25 gift aid
Go for it! xx
Donation by Paul and Micky
on 26-08-2014
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £415.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £415.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £501.25

Donations closed

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