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Sarah Pegnall Virgin Money London Marathon

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Sarah Pegnall

I've run the 2019 VMLM in aid of the Metropolitan and City Police Orphans fund.

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Metropolitan and City Police Orphans Fund

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In 1945 my Grandfather a serving police officer died at the age of 39. He died of complications following routine surgery, he'd developed a Deep Vein Thrombosis and died from the resulting Pulmonary Embolism. He was survived by his wife and four boys, the youngest of who, was just eight weeks old. These four boys were assisted by the fund. It was often recounted the positive impact the fund had on their lives particularly the parties at Christmas they attended and they made their situation more bearable.

I never knew my grandfather, but was immensely proud of him being a police officer, and couldn't imagine how hard it was for my grandmother in that era, when help was hard to get. This year was when my husband was diagnosed with a DVT that I was forced to think about what could have so easily become my reality.

Whilst sitting waiting for a diagnosis with my husband in the hospital, I looked up and there stood in front of me was a Met Police officer, it was then I vowed if I got a VMLM place this year, this was what I would raise for... just a small Thank you for those 70+ years ago, that kept a family together, and grateful recognition that our situation was easily resolved.

Event details

Virgin Money London Marathon

Completed The London Marathon in 7 hours, 23 Minutes and 3 seconds, with only 5 months training

Event date

28-April-2019 10:50  - 
28-April-2019 18:25

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Well done Sarah... Andy, Jen, Amelia and Evie
Donation by Andy
on 22-05-2019
£1.25 gift aid
Well Done Sausage
Donation by Liz Bath
on 15-05-2019
£0.00 gift aid
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Donation by Linda Quick
on 03-05-2019
£0.00 gift aid
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Donation by Marie
on 01-05-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Well done Sarah you did amazing. Love the Howlett family. X
Donation by Lisa Howlett
on 01-05-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Well done Sarah, best wishes jay and Indi.
Donation by Jay
on 29-04-2019
Well done Sarah
Donation by Jane clement
on 29-04-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Well done Sarah you done amazing. 👍🏅
Donation by Rebecca Meader
on 28-04-2019
£2.50 gift aid
You are amazing it every possible way! So proud of you xx
Donation by Luce and Richard
on 28-04-2019
£7.50 gift aid
Well done Sarah on completing The London Marathon today❤ so very proud of you.xxxxxxxxx
Donation by Sheila!Jackson
on 28-04-2019
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,075.60
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,075.60
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,259.00

Donations closed

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