2021 Reading Half Marathon
5 Apr 2020

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Mark Gibson

Total raised


+ £40.00 Gift Aid

53 Complete
53% of £300.00 target

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I’m raising as much as I can to beat cancer

Just over two years ago I decided I had to do something to lose weight. I was unable to run around a cricket field without stopping and was struggling to play fight with my son for more than a few minutes without being worn out.

I managed to lose 4 stone in 4 months and an so chuffed that I’ve managed to keep the vast majority of it off over the past 18 months.

After getting with janette and watching her run the Reading half marathon for the first time last year, I thought I would attempt to run it with her this year to prove to myself that I have come a long way from where I was.

From never running before to attempting to run a half marathon, this would be a huge achievement and something I am determined to do/finish.

This is also a great opportunity to raise some much needed money for cancer research which is something that is so close to many peoples hearts.

Janette lost her dad to cancer a couple of years ago so this is very close to our hearts.

Latest updates


Clair Brightman



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Go smash it Mark, one step at a time x


Dave Fox



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Great effort Mark and Janette and we’ll done for making the effort for such a worthy cause. Hope you enjoy the day


Alice Gibson



+£2.50 Gift Aid

You’ll do this, well done


Linda Clarke



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck mate, you will smash it xx


Ian Gibson



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck!
Very proud of you!!


Alison Ormiston



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Best of luck Mark! Alison, Martin and Mya xx

Total raised£160.00



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