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Shine London 2018 - Full Marathon
22 - 23 Sep 2018

Lucy & Lyn's Fundraising Page

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Lucy Davidson

Total raised

£3,538.00

+ £705.00 Gift Aid

353 Complete
353% of £1,000.00 target
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On the 22nd September, Lyn and Lucy are walking 26 miles for cancer research UK and specifically bowel cancer.

To most of you, it will not come as a surprise to hear that Lyn and I don’t run. Oh no. We don’t even break a slow jog unless it is absolutely necessary. But we do walk sometimes. We walk to a coffee shop for a skinny latte, we walk towards establishments that will serve us a large glass of chilled wine, we walk around the shops… we don’t usually walk 26 miles around London however, in the dark.

But on the 22nd September we are walking ALL night, and accumulating a sizeable amount of steps in the hope of raising money for and awareness about a disease that has impacted our family's lives significantly. As many of you know, Lyn had bowel cancer and underwent chemotherapy through 2013 and into 2014. Thanks to world class care and treatment, 4 years later she remains fit and well enough to do this walk (I hope I’m not carrying her!).

As most of you also know, I work in cancer care, supporting patients and their families with the psychological challenges at diagnosis, through treatment and at end of life. Every day I see the amazing advances in science and research that are enabling patients to live longer lives despite having chronic disease and that wouldn’t be possible without the support of charities like Cancer Research.

Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the UK, with over 40,000 people newly diagnosed each year. But over half will survive for 10 years or longer thanks to the remarkable treatments available. Because we have been affected by bowel cancer Lyn and I have chosen to specifically donate our fundraising efforts to the bowel cancer division of cancer research, in the hope that the treatment available continues to diversify and develop ultimately helping many others who are diagnosed with this disease.

Thank you for visiting our page and for your kind donation... I just hope we get a medal as I will deserve one after staying up all night walking and talking with my mother!

With love,

Lucy and Lyn x

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Only with our continued support can they turn this research into breakthroughs that save millions of lives. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work, so please sponsor me now.

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Nick Spence

2018-10-13T09:48:09+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Well done to you both! 😊

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2018-10-12T17:03:37+00:00

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2018-10-12T12:14:05+00:00

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WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE WELL DONE!

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2018-10-12T07:22:28+00:00

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Eun Dunbar

2018-10-12T06:55:35+00:00

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Congratulations on completing your chalenge.

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Emily Sinclair

2018-10-11T11:13:46+00:00

£25.00

+£6.25 Gift Aid

You're both amazing! XXX

Total raised£3,538.00

Online£3,453.00

Offline£85.00

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Cause

Bowel cancer

Over the past 40 years there's been dramatic progress in tackling bowel cancer and half of people diagnosed will now survive for at least 10 years. But with bowel cancer still claiming around 43 lives each day, more research still needs to be done. Help Cancer Research UK find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease.