Preston 5k 2018
17 Jun 2018

Sharon's Race for Life

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Sharon O'Brien

Total raised


+ £45.00 Gift Aid

180 Complete
180% of £100.00 target

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I'm taking part in Race for Life to raise money to beat cancer

In memory of

Nan, Auntie Carol and Uncle Alan and also those families affected by this terrible disease.

‘Running’ in the Race for Life has always been an ambition of mine. However, like most things in life I kept putting it off. As a family we’ve recently lost close relatives to Cancer and have witnessed the devasting effect it has, not just on the person fighting the disease, but also the family members who love that person so much and pray each day for their recovery. A month ago I decided that my life style needed to change. I can see the big 50 on the horizon and know that if I’m to avoid life changes illnesses in the future I need to make changes to my life style now.One of those changes was to take up running. Inspired by my father in law who is over 70 and my husband who take part in regular ParkRuns I’ve started training for my own ParkRun in May. I always wanted to ‘run’ the Race for Life and look forward to that privilege on June 17 in Preston. I will be thinking of my Nan, Auntie Carol and Uncle Alan whilst I do my run and also all the other families affected by this disease.

Latest updates


Donation on behalf of Trish and Jude xx



+£11.25 Gift Aid
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Sharon O'Brien


It’s been a tough week with one thing and another. I think I’ve sustained my first running injury. A sore neck!!! It’s either my bad running posture or spending 40 hours sat at a desk completing the year end accounts. My running steps up tomorrow - running for 15 mins x 3. Looking forward to the challenge but not the pain! Hope this pain in the neck improves by tomorrow.

I’m overwhelmed with the generosity of people’s donations. It and your support means SO much to me. And yes Greg...I accept your challenge!!! ?‍♀️ ?‍♀️ ?‍♀️


Margaret Yates



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good on you love you


Greg O'Brien



+£6.25 Gift Aid

I know you like a bit of motivation, so here's a fiver for each km. Also I will double it if your are under 31 min!

Keep up the great training! xx


Kevin Yates



+£3.75 Gift Aid

Doing well, best wishes. Love xx


Janet Obrien



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good work so far Sharon. Very proud of you.Keep going girl!
Lol Mum xx

Total raised£180.00



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