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2019 Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon
3 Mar 2019

Cambridge Half for Cancer Research

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Ryan Davidson

Total raised

£665.00

+ £111.25 Gift Aid

221 Complete
221% of £300.00 target
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Thank you for visiting. Please read my story to find out why I am running Cambridge Half for Cancer Research UK.

In memory of

Bryan Davidson

On March 3rd 2019, I will race my first half marathon in support of Cancer Research UK. Some of you will know that my father died of cancer just over two years ago. Living without dad has become normal - not being able to speak to him, go to football matches, tell him about my evolving career, or laugh - but the feeling of emptiness; the questions, the sense of injustice; and the wish for one last day together never subsides.

I am certain I am not alone with these feeling because, sadly, cancer is as prevalent as ever and its effects are devastating. However, the breadth and success of treatments is improving and I have every faith that the incredible work of Cancer Research UK will continue to reduce mortality rates caused by cancer.

Some of you may think this isn’t much of a challenge for a ‘runner’ like me, but as I said, this will be my first half marathon and - undoubtedly - it will hurt immensely as I push my limits, but when it gets hard, I will be thinking about my dad and others who have suffered. I’ll never know the pain he went through, yet he was always positive and brave throughout.

Cancer is happening right now, but we can beat it together!

Thank you for reading and any donation you can make.

Ryan

Latest updates

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Scott Walford

2019-03-05T07:45:01+00:00

£15.00

+£3.75 Gift Aid
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Simon Partridge

2019-03-04T18:23:09+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Congratulations Ryan, a great run yesterday and I'm pleased I was able to be there to watch. Well done mate!

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Sue Graham

2019-03-03T15:15:28+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Ryan,
Sue x

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Deb Fox

2019-03-03T11:40:11+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Ryan, a very worthy cause.

Anonymous

Anonymous

2019-03-03T07:47:10+00:00

£100.00

+£25.00 Gift Aid

Run like the wind

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Lisa Coleman

2019-03-02T09:19:56+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Ryan,a charity very close to my heart .

Total raised£665.00

Online£645.00

Offline£20.00

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Cause

All Cancer Types

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.