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Virgin London Marathon 2020
26 Apr 2020

Julie's London Marathon

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Julie Cooper

Total raised

£1,122.00

+ £218.75 Gift Aid

37 Complete
37% of £3,000.00 target
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I'm running the London Marathon for Cancer Research UK. Together we will beat cancer!

It is so hard to know what to write here. When I submitted my application to Cancer Research for the London Marathon, most of me didn't think I would actually get in. In August I was flying back from a holiday and I unexpectedly received the confirmation email. For a while I was a little bit overwhelmed, wondering how I would run this marathon and fundraise by myself. However, now that I'm into my training, the thing that drives me to run is knowing that this jog I am going on is absolutely nothing compared to the challenge and bravery of battling cancer. Over the last few years, I have personally come into contact with people who are fighting this battle. I have watched people who are very dear to me support their loved ones through this battle and it has honestly touched my heart. If I can do something small to try to ensure more people don't have to endure this, or at least make their cancer journey that little bit easier, then I will happily run this marathon. There are so many different causes to donate to nowadays, so I thank you for anything you may be able to contribute to this.

Julie xx

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Louise Johnston

2020-03-12T21:53:24+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

An amazing cause - every penny will go to helping get rid of this horrible disease! Well done, good luck and enjoy it ♥️☘️🏃🏼‍♀️x

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Elonlee Whittaker

2020-03-10T22:54:56+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid
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Paula Burns

2020-03-05T22:05:47+00:00

£15.00

+£3.75 Gift Aid

Best of luck Julie, you’ll smash it no doubt! I do marathons too - on Netflix 🤪

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Stephen Neill

2020-03-05T21:32:15+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Julie! Great effort and a great cause x

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Laura Gibson

2020-03-04T21:56:48+00:00

£25.00

+£6.25 Gift Aid

Keep going Julie!!! Well done on being SO dedicated despite how tough it is!!! I’ve no doubt you’ll smash it lady 😘 xx

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Jennifer Ferguson

2020-03-04T20:40:20+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Julie!! Good luck - not that you’ll need it...you’ve got this!!xx

Total raised£1,122.00

Online£975.00

Offline£147.00

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