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Portsmouth 5k 2021
31 Oct 2021

Tarran's Race for Life

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Tarran Shaikh

Total raised

£955.00

+ £131.25 Gift Aid

63 Complete
63% of £1,500.00 target
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I'm taking part in Race for Life to raise money to beat cancer

In memory of

Aleem Shaikh

We are taking part in Race for Life in memory of Aleem Shaikh (Daddy Shaikh) who died unexpectedly in February 2021 due to stomach cancer.

He underwent a routine knee replacement in December 2020, but found his recovery a struggle, which resulted in him being admitted to hospital at the end of January. Over a few days it became clear that there was more going on than just issues with his knee operation and this is when we were given the devastating news that not only was it cancer, but Stage 4 and terminal. Once the diagnosis was given, Daddy Shaikh deteriorated rapidly, and his final wish was that he wanted to be at home with his family. We managed to bring him home, where he spent his last few hours with loved ones, and less than 24 hours later he passed away.

Daddy Shaikh was a man who deeply loved and cared for his family and everything he did was with them in mind. He had an interesting taste in music, told some brilliant (but awful) dad jokes, made great cups of tea and was always there with his wise words and hugs.

Daddy Shaikh I love you and miss you with all of our hearts and you will be forever in my thoughts!

Latest updates

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Tarran Shaikh

2021-10-31T10:24:51+00:00

Due to extreme weather conditions our event for today has been cancelled. We will wait to hear from Cancer Research to see if it's going to be rescheduled. Will will keep you updated and thanks for your donations so far

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Keith Muirhead

2021-10-31T08:18:44+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck taz and liz

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Kevin and Doris McHenry

2021-10-27T15:28:19+00:00

£100.00

Happy to support you! Your father made a huge impact on our lives, and the memories will forever live in our souls.

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Daniel Buckey

2021-10-20T09:28:11+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good Luck!

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Tarran Shaikh

2021-10-19T15:54:47+00:00

Thank you all for your donations. We have less than two weeks before the race. I promise to post pictures of the event for you all to see. Thanks

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Rashpal Assi

2021-10-12T19:53:27+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Tarran!

Total raised£955.00

Online£955.00

Offline£0.00

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