Glasgow 10k 2017
21 May 2017

Emma's fundraising page

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Emma Benstead

Total raised


+ £51.25 Gift Aid

1325 Complete
1325% of £20.00 target

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Completing remission from Cancer last year.

When I was in remission from cancer, I started running.

In December 2011 I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I went into remission in June 2012 and completed my remission in October 2016.

Coming towards the end of my remission period in January 2016 I wanted to start to get fit again and lose the weight I had gained during my treatment. I started training in the gym but had noticed that lots of people were running.

Running presents its own challenges, as I am missing part of my right foot. This is the result of being involved in a car accident when I was a child.

I have no bone in my big toe, so I have limited balance on my right side which can make running difficult. I had always been told I that I was not able to run due to my foot, but I thought perhaps I could do small amounts on the treadmill as part of my gym work. I eventually built up to 15 minutes continuous without stopping and being able to run/walk a 5k, and wanted to progress it to the next level. In April I started to do small runs outside, and eventually built up to do my first organised event in June and have slowly progressed from there.

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Gordon Glen




Lynsey Mooney



+£2.50 Gift Aid

A truly inspirational lady. Fab running today Mrs! X


Craig Richardson



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Well done on your race Emma.

From Craig and Lauren


Bryan Evans



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Great cause. Well done Emma xxx


Thomas Renicks



+£2.50 Gift Aid

All the Best


Debra Collins



Inspiring ?

Total raised£265.00



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