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Sarah Pegnall Virgin Money London Marathon

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Sarah Pegnall

I'm running the 2019 VMLM in aid of the Metropolitan and City Police Orphans fund.

Raising money for
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

Running the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon with the Dagenham 88 Runners 

Event date

28-April-2019 10:00  - 
28-April-2019 18:00

Event type

Running / Walking

40 days to event start


Good luck Sarah x
Donation by Janine Meadway
on 12-03-2019
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck
Donation by Manji
on 10-03-2019
£6.55 gift aid
Sarah you have been training so hard and to see your progress in class has been fantastic. Keep up the good work, we are here to support you!
Donation by Louise, Vitality PT
on 07-03-2019
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck Sarah you are doing amazing xxxx
Donation by The Hiller’s
on 28-02-2019
£1.25 gift aid
Good Luck, You can do it!
Donation by Pauline & John Bull
on 26-02-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Paid in on behalf
Donation by Beryl & Bill
on 26-02-2019
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Sarah. You can do this. X
Donation by Chris lardner
on 09-02-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Sarah and be proud of your achievement. You're a star⭐😗⭐
Donation by Linda Hellier
on 03-02-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Sarah, stay positive and hope your training is going well. All the best! X
Donation by The Howlett's
on 24-01-2019
£6.55 gift aid
What a fantastic charity to raise money for best of luck to you Sarah with your determination you can do this hun xx
Donation by Jacqui
on 11-12-2018
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £187.40
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £187.40
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £223.00

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