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Brighton 10k run

2020 Brighton Marathon 10k
19 Apr 2020

Brighton 10k run

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Lora Pope

Total raised

£145.00

+ £33.75 Gift Aid

72 Complete
72% of £200.00 target
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I’m raising as much as I can to beat cancer

Cancer affects 1 in 2 people! Unfortunately, I have been affected directly and have been lucky enough to fight Leukemia. Cancer Research look at all different cancers, which many of my friends and family have been affected by.

I wanted a new challenge for 2020 and signed up to the Brighton 10K run. Baring in mind I can't run 10 meters, this is definitely a challenge; but it is worth it for this fantastic charity!

My story:
In May 2013 I was diagnosed with Leukemia. This was a massive shock as I had no obvious symptoms other than being very tired and a sore throat. These symptoms persisted for 2 weeks and whereas usually I wouldn't go to the doctors about a sore throat, something didn't feel right and I visited the doctors a couple of times.
My local hospital diagnosed that I had Leukemia, and that I would need to start having treatment as soon as possible. Within a few days I was at the Royal Marsden in Sutton where I stayed for 5 weeks whilst having inpatient treatment. The hospital was amazing, always willing to answer any questions I had, kept me informed about what was happening and what will happen, allowed my family and husband to stay at the hospital so I wasn't always alone ... It really is a fantastic hospital!
Between June 2013 and September 2015 I continued my chemotherapy treatment as an outpatient. This meant many trips back and forth and some stays in the hospital for a few days at a time. Every time I visited I was made to feel comfortable and welcome. Their care and support is what helped me though the treatment.

Thank you in advance for any donations.
Love Lora :) xxx!

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Latest updates

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Lora Pope

2020-03-08T11:30:07+00:00

Week 9 completed ✔️
I am enjoying the routine of running, but it’s still tough! This week I managed to get my best ave pace time this and I ran solid for 30 mins. Small wins 😃

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Jacqueline Shippam

2020-03-08T11:21:34+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck lora love John & Jackie xxx💖💖

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Justine Aldridge

2020-02-29T20:24:43+00:00

£5.00

+£1.25 Gift Aid

Good luck Lora, huge well done especially training in all this horrible weather xx

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Charlotte Hart

2020-02-29T18:42:24+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Your doing amazing!!

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Beth Wykes

2020-02-29T16:47:57+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

You are doing SO well! Keep going! You got this 🎉😘 xx

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Kieran Fuller

2020-02-29T10:36:55+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Consistent efforts are the key to success training, keep going Lora 👏 There is no cause more worthy.

Total raised£145.00

Online£145.00

Offline£0.00

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