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2019 Paris Marathon

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Alan's Giving Page

Alan Granger

Total raised

£2,350.00

+ £437.51 Gift Aid

235%% Complete
235% of the £1,000.00 target
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Total raised£2,350.00
Online£2,350.00
Offline£0.00

With Cancer Research UK Giving Pages more of the money raised goes towards beating cancer sooner. Aside from the credit and debit card fees, every penny donated goes to Cancer Research UK.

All donations made to this page will automatically be transferred to Cancer Research UK.

I’m hoping to raise £1,000 to help beat cancer

My Story

Thanks for visiting my fundraising page and taking the time to read my story as to why I decided to sign up for the Paris Marathon. In April of 2008, my Dad (aged 64 at the time) was diagnosed with an aggressive and inoperable brain tumour. Shortly after his death in April 2009, I set myself the challenge of running ten 10k's in ten weeks and in the process managed to raise £2,600 for the charity Brain Tumour UK. Ten years on (and a few more grey hairs along the way) I was looking to do something that would not only mark the anniversary of his passing, but continue to raise awareness and much needed funding into what remains one of the most challenging types of cancer. Hence the reason for taking on the challenge of my first marathon, which on a personal level is a new test, and one that I'm looking forward to immensely (just for the glass of champagne at the end of 26 miles !!!) Any contribution towards my target of £1,000 would be greatly appreciated and thanks for your support. Alan

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Latest updates

Total raised£2,350.00
Online£2,350.00
Offline£0.00

With Cancer Research UK Giving Pages more of the money raised goes towards beating cancer sooner. Aside from the credit and debit card fees, every penny donated goes to Cancer Research UK.

All donations made to this page will automatically be transferred to Cancer Research UK.

CAUSE

All Cancer Types

Cancer survival rates have doubled over the past 40 years. Consistent progress is being made but improvements to technology and ground-breaking work offer new opportunities to find different ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and improve survival rates even further. Help Cancer Research UK improve results even faster.

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