Gillian's Very 2020 Race for Life

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Gillian Gradidge

Total raised


+ £37.50 Gift Aid

135 Complete
135% of £200.00 target

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I'm taking part in a Very 2020 Race for Life to help beat cancer

In memory of

James Bennett Gradidge

20 Sep 1947 - 09 Jul 2016

Losing my wonderful Dad to cancer was the hardest thing I have had to accept, and every day I learn to live with it. Not a day goes by that I wish we never lost him.

My Dad collapsed very suddenly and was rushed to hospital where he became unconscious. After a few tests, he was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma cancer which had metastasized to his brain and he passed away 5 weeks later. I was lucky enough to be able to spend those 5 weeks by his side in the hospital even though he was in a coma. I say lucky because I know so many families who aren't that fortunate and even more so now with Covid-19.

Medical Specialists told us that my Dad would have been living in tremendous pain prior to him being admitted to hospital. However, he never missed a day of work, nor did he complain about any pain. He was the light of my life and always so optimistic, he was there whenever I needed him and even when I didn't. He taught me to be the strong woman I am today and I will fight as hard as he did to help anyone affected by cancer, especially for my Uncle Charlie (my dads brother) who is currently fighting cancer.

After a year where vital cancer trials have been delayed, the Race for Life is more important than ever.

That's why I'll be taking part in a Very 2020 Race for Life. Every pound you can donate will go towards Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work, so please sponsor me today!

We won’t let 2020 stop us.

Latest updates





+£5.00 Gift Aid

The Bailao’s



+£12.50 Gift Aid

I know how proud your dad is of you x
We with you every step of the way my Gilly! Love you xoxo


Ryan Monteiro




Mo town



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Hope you have a safe and enjoyable walk/run :)


Sam Pitkin



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Anthony Foster



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck to you both!

Total raised£270.00



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