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The Ridgeway Hike 2018
7 Jul 2018

Teresa & Carly’s Race for Life

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Teresa Webster

Total raised

£227.00

+ £51.75 Gift Aid

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We are taking on a Race for Life Hike to raise money to beat cancer sooner and save lives, by walking 26.2 miles.

My mum (Carly’s nan) was diagnosed with womb cancer almost 2yrs ago. She had a hysterectomy, followed by several weeks of radiotherapy and was given the all clear.
In February this year a lump developed on her neck. Several tests and a few weeks later, she has sadly been diagnosed with secondary cancer.
Her treatment will consist of 6 sessions of three weekly intravenous chemotherapy, each session lasting around 7hrs - the first of which she received almost 2 weeks ago which has made her quite poorly. The doctors and nurses have been amazing and although it’s very sad to see mum affected this way, both she and my family can’t stress enough how grateful we are for her original treatment to beat cancer and the treatment she’s currently having to try and make her better. Without fund raising, which enables research and subsequently more treatments to beat cancer, many people including my dear mum may not be here to fight another day. Sadly my dad passed away in 2006 at just 66yrs of age having lost his battle with prostrate cancer.....since then treatments have advanced and are more effective, with more people beating cancer, but only because of fundraising events such as these.
Sadly cancer has also hit our extended family, with my second daughter’s 18yr old step-daughter continuing with her long fight to be clear of this nasty disease.
Fair to say my family have had enough of cancer attacking our loved ones and is why myself and Carly are taking part in this walking marathon on Saturday, which looks to be challenging with another hot day forecast! But we are passionate about raising money (no matter how little) to help other sufferers and their families.
Cancer is happening right now.

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Thank you so much.
Love to you all.
Teresa and Carly x x x

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Jo Simmonds

2018-07-09T09:51:27+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Well done you two. Don’t know how you did it! X

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Ellis Butler

2018-07-08T21:21:35+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Carly!! What a fantastic achievement!

Love Ellis & Paul xx

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Anonymous

2018-07-08T18:00:41+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Ladies, what an achievement, especially in this heat!!

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Jonathan Hickman

2018-07-08T16:57:56+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Teresa!

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Ang Higgins

2018-07-08T16:11:07+00:00

£4.00

+£1.00 Gift Aid

Well done to you both, I hope you are enjoying a well earned rest today with no aches and pains!! xx

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Liane Jones

2018-07-08T12:17:03+00:00

£3.00

+£0.75 Gift Aid

Well done on your challenge, especially in such tough conditions. You super stars!

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