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London - Blackheath 5k 2020
6 Sep 2020

Julia's Race for Life 2020

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Julia Hickson

Total raised

£195.00

+ £43.75 Gift Aid

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Together we WILL beat cancer

Fifteen years ago we lost our beautiful mum/ wife/ grandma/ sister/ niece/ aunty/ cousin/ friend/ teacher.

Every year since (2005+) I have walked with family and friends and thousands of other women to remember those we have lost, support those who have been through or who are going through diagnosis and/or treatment and celebrating with those who have come out the other side.

THE YEAR OF CORONAVIRUS

This year is a little different. Hey, it's 2020, what do you expect? Coronavirus has shook the world. We've been in lock-down and even now we are coming out of it, life is far from normal. But that doesn't mean I can't raise money.

Roughly 10k women take part in the event I take part in every year. If every one of them raised £100, from this one event alone, Cancer Research UK will have lost £1m. 400 Race for Life's across the country were set to happen this year!!

HELP TO BEAT CANCER

Race for Life might officially be cancelled but that doesn't mean I can't do a 5k and not just one! I have challenged myself to do five 5ks in five days. And not on my own - hubby is taking part too.

WHY DO ANYTHING?

Both Andy and I lost our mum's to cancer/related illnesses as well as other members of our family and friends and I know many of you have lost loved ones too.

Over the years I have, with your help, raised thousands of pounds with every penny going towards researching this awful disease which has affected so many. THANK YOU.

1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work, so please sponsor me now.

The fact is while more people than ever are surviving after their diagnosis with research carried out with your generosity, we are yet to find a cure. Please, please help me to raise even more money to help research, control and eliminate this disease.

This is for each and every person who has ever been diagnosed with, won, lost or are still going through their battle, and for all of those who are supporting, grieving or celebrating.

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This one's for you mum!
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Latest updates

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Julia Hickson

2020-07-07T10:32:20+00:00

Five 5ks in five days DONE!

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Matt, Rebeccca, Vera & Dewi Wilson

2020-07-06T11:31:38+00:00

£20.00

Lots of love!

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Sarah Prydderch

2020-07-05T21:38:39+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good for you lovely! We think you’re amazing xxx 😊

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Joanne Lavender

2020-07-05T18:08:14+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Well Done My Lovely x

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Christine Griffiths

2020-07-05T07:21:28+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid
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Kerrie Lockyer

2020-07-03T15:46:03+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Jules, raising money and awareness every year in honour of your beautiful mum. You’re amazing, xx

Total raised£195.00

Online£195.00

Offline£0.00

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