Shine London 2019 - Full Marathon
21 Sep 2019

Darren's Shine Walk Marathon 2019

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Darren Bartholomew

Total raised


+ £148.75 Gift Aid

120 Complete
120% of £750.00 target

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2018 was the Shine Walk half marathon - this year the big one! In memory of Ruth xx

In memory of

Ruth Bond (Bowers)

10 Nov 1973 - 07 Apr 2018

My partner, friend and soulmate Ruth and I decided to do the 2018 Shine Walk Half Marathon to raise funds for an amazing charity and as part of our walking ourselves to a healthier lifestyle. With careful eating and loads of walking we'd each lost four stone in a year, and were well on the way to our respective targets. Tragically, I lost Ruth on 7th April 2018 following surgical complications with a gallbladder operation. However, I went on to complete the walk in Ruth's memory and honour, and her sister Stephanie walked with me. We completed the Half Marathon in just under 3h45m.

This time we have committed to the big one - the full marathon distance - and need all the support we can get! Stephanie and her friend Sarah have signed up with me, and together we will Shine.

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Thank you to all my generous sponsors


Martin Kneller



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Congratulations on your impressive achievement...and for such a worthy cause too!


Emma Maton



+£1.25 Gift Aid

Love you lots buddy!


Toni Allen



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Deena Duce



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck x


Martin Hingle



+£12.50 Gift Aid

Good luck and enjoy it

Total raised£905.00



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