Edinburgh Marathon 2020
6 Sep 2020

Scott's Giving Page

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Scott Coleman

Total raised


+ £158.75 Gift Aid

50 Complete
50% of £2,000.00 target

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I'm fundraising to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Just over 12 months ago I received an unexpected 40th birthday present. If not for the incredible staff at Edinburgh’s Western General, the future would be bleak. Instead my recovery has gone exceptionally well and I’m looking forward (ish) to my first marathon.

At this time Cancer Research has committed staff and resources to the battle against Covid-19. Along with all other frontline workers, we owe them a huge debt of gratitude.

When the dust finally settles and the world returns to a degree of normality, cancer will still be one of the world’s biggest killers and continue to impact the lives of millions of people. In recent months ongoing trials have been abandoned and funding expectations slashed. It’s therefore vital that we all do what we can to help ensure that resources are in place to further the ongoing fight against cancer, for the months and years ahead.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and please pass my page on to family and friends. Remember it’s not just about a chubby fella running 26.2 miles, it’s about helping improve the outlook for cancer sufferers in the future.

Latest updates

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A quick update that yesterday I completed my marathon distance by way of a second half marathon in the week. Getting to this point has been a little disjointed, for obvious reasons, and my focus is now on Edinburgh 2021. I’m going to close this fund raising effort and run next year for Kidney Cancer Scotland. A huge thank you to everyone that has been kind enough to support me and on behalf of Cancer Research your donations your donations couldn’t have come at a better time. Stay safe and I hope you and your families have a fantastic festive season. Fingers crossed that 2021 will be a better year for us all.


Daniel OSullivan



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Unfortunately the Edinburgh Marathon 2020 has been cancelled, however as appreciation for all the support i’ve received I will still be running my own Marathon on the morning of 6th Sept. I’ve registered my preference with the event organisers and will be running the same course. I’m still aiming to meet my fundraising target for Cancer Research and sincerely thank everyone who’s donated already, and anyone who does in the coming weeks. Whether you’ve been affected by Cancer or Covid #AlwaysKeepFighting


Kerryanne Mc



+£2.50 Gift Aid

I wish you recovery

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Training Update - Half Marathon completed today in 1hr 56mins. Very happy with that at this stage! 3 months to go.


Anne Alden



Total raised£1,000.00



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