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Mark Eggington

In my 50th year I thought I should do something special, should I go on a big holiday? buy a sports car? - NO I'm going to run a marathon!!

Raising money for
British Thyroid Foundation

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Donations accepted until 14-01-2019

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I am a keen cyclist and jogging enthusiast and have decided to challenge myself by taking the next step and going to partake in a full marathon (managed a half a couple of times previously) 
Live in Nottingham with my partner, two children, dog and tortoise


Event details

Yorkshire Marathon 2018

Well I’ve only gone and done it - official Time 3:59:30 - under 4 was my target so don’t care how close it was it’s under 
Downside - dropped my phone at the finish when trying to take a selfie and smashed the glass
I am running (walking) the Asda Yorkshire Marathon 2018 to support the British Thyroid Foundation.
My partner has been diagnosed with an under-active thyroid and we have found the information on the BTF website invaluable whilst trying to understand how she can be best supported. This is to try and give something back to a charity that would not survive without donations.
Thyroid disorders affect 1 in 20 people in the UK so it is vital that the information and support they provide is available when people most need it.

Event date

14-October-2018 00:00  - 
14-October-2018 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Good luck for tomorrow Mark!
Donation by Anonymous
on 27-10-2018
Donation by Martin G
on 25-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Knew you could do it! x
Donation by Rachel Benton
on 22-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Well done Mark!
Donation by Anonymous
on 15-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Hi Mark - better late than never and hopefully this will help your recovery post race. Congratulations on the run and well doen for such an amazing amount raised.
Donation by Simon Allatt
on 15-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Good Luck Mark. I'm sure it will just be a long walk in the park.
Donation by Andrew Williams
on 14-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Good Luck Unc!
Donation by Matt Linney
on 14-10-2018
£5.00 gift aid
best of luck Mark
Donation by Nigel Shortt
on 11-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid
I cannot believe you are doing this AFTER all those conferences ! You will need to be a Forest Gump... ' RUN MARK RUN ' !
Donation by Sara Phipps Loreal
on 11-10-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Well done Mark, you're incredibly inspiring. Best wishes, James
Donation by James Griffin
on 11-10-2018
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £680.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £680.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £830.00

Donations closed

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