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Run 60
September 2021

Lesley's Runny-Walk

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Lesley Wilson

Total raised

£2,510.00

+ £388.75 Gift Aid

836 Complete
836% of £300.00 target
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I'm running 60 miles in September

I’ve madly signed up to attempt to do the Cancer Research UK 60 mile run (2 miles a day hopefully) this September. The problem is that it's more than 30 years since I've run more than the few meters it takes to get to a train, and I am unbelievably unfit - on top of that I HATE running... but not nearly as much as I hate cancer.

I'm trying to get ready by doing the NHS Couch-to-5k programme during August, and at the moment, running between two lamp-posts is challenge enough, but I'm hoping, if I stick with it, that what is currently a runny-walk, will, by the end of September, be more of a walky-run. If I actually manage to run 2 miles non stop at any point by the end of September I might just keel over in shock.

I'm doing this for so many people, but particularly my Uncle Eric, Stuat's dad, our brave, beautiful, far-too-young friend Sharon, but most of all, my bonkers, fabulous, wonderful mummy.

Please give what you can so that we can help the amazing scientists at Cancer Research get that awful '1 in 2' statistic down.

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2021-10-01T13:27:23+00:00

£10.00

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Lesley Wilson

2021-09-30T22:44:12+00:00

I can't quite believe it but I've actually run 60 miles... and with lots of help raised £2500 in the process
At the end of my final mile tonight, I was greeted by my fab family with a winners line to cross, a medal, party poppers, bubbly and a mummy adorned with fairy lights and a 'Queenie' crown :)
Thanks again for all your support and sponsorship.
Let's hope they put it to very good use

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...to make it a nice round number :)

2021-09-30T22:12:16+00:00

£45.00

+£11.25 Gift Aid
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2021-09-23T08:30:21+00:00

£20.00

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2021-09-22T06:54:15+00:00

£10.00

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Lesley Wilson

2021-09-21T22:06:00+00:00

43.5 miles done so far and an amazing £2,425 raised so far :)
Most of me is holding up ok but my poor little ankles have nearly had enough - I'm just hoping they can hold out for the other 16.5 miles with the help of ice packs, ankle straps, acupuncture and a chiropractor
Roll on October!

Total raised£2,510.00

Online£1,905.00

Offline£0.00

Facebook donations£605.00

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