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Oxford Pretty Muddy 5k 2018
15 Sep 2018

A member of Kerri and Tegan

Kerri's Race for Life

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Kerri Joyce

Total raised

£375.00

+ £87.50 Gift Aid

375 Complete
375% of £100.00 target
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I'm taking on a Race for Life Pretty Muddy to raise money to beat cancer

When my mum was pregnant with me, she suffered with a very rare disease that is fatal, particularly in pregnant women, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura. This disease has a 95% fatality rate if left untreated, so I am eternally grateful a doctor noticed the symptoms. All her organs started to fail, and I was removed by C Section, 6 weeks early, in an attempt to keep us both alive. Moved to different hospitals, my mum travelled to Oxford in an ambulance with an amazing nurse, Niamh. She doesn’t remember much from this whole experience, but she always remembered the support Niamh gave her. A few months later, Niamh saw my mum in a shop and followed her around to see which child was in the pram - no one knew if I’d survived. Travel forward a few years and Niamh started working back at the same hospital where Mum and I were saved - Stoke Mandeville, where Mum was already working. Here started a long friendship that seemed to have been destined from day one (literally for me). Now we are here. Niamh has been diagnosed with a brain tumour and continues to fight it. I owe my Mum’s life and my own to this woman, and the hospital they have both worked at for many years. I cannot think of any better way to raise money and awareness for this horrible disease, and to thank Niamh for everything she’s done for my family. 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. Donating through this page is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with Cancer Research UK.

Latest updates

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Wendy Pocknell

2018-09-16T20:07:31+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

From dad

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Jane Sorrell

2018-09-16T11:37:46+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid
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Ben George

2018-09-15T18:53:04+00:00

£5.00

+£1.25 Gift Aid
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Trina Garner

2018-09-15T17:42:10+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Fantastic cause girls very proud of you ❤️❤️

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Hayley Elliott

2018-09-15T10:29:08+00:00

£20.00

You’re an angel, best of luck!!

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Mandy Chetlaand

2018-09-15T05:38:09+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Total raised£375.00

Online£375.00

Offline£0.00

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Cancer survival rates have doubled over the past 40 years. Consistent progress is being made but improvements to technology and ground-breaking work offer new opportunities to find different ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and improve survival rates even further. Help Cancer Research UK improve results even faster.