Walk All Over Cancer 2020
March 2020

Tim's Walk All Over Cancer Fundraising Page

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Tim Holyoake

Total raised


+ £112.50 Gift Aid

320 Complete
320% of £150.00 target

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I'm walking 10,000 steps every day this March for Cancer Research UK.

The last time I completed this challenge was after I was diagnosed, but before I had chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant for mantle cell lymphoma. My life-saving treatment was successful because of research carried out into this and other cancers, in part funded by Cancer Research UK.

After my wife's diagnosis of ovarian cancer last Easter and treatment, Jane is now benefiting from a newly available drug, Olaparib. Again, this drug and the hope that it brings wouldn't have happened without research.

But research costs money.

So I'm doing this challenge again, in part to improve my fitness, in part to say f*** you cancer, but mostly to raise some more funds for this vital research.

If you can spare a couple of pounds, that would be fantastic. If not, please just cheer me on as I wander around trying my best not to bump into too many people, animals and inanimate objects.

Thank you.


Latest updates

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So March eventually finished on 18th August this year. Thank you again to everyone who sponsored me for Cancer Research UK all those months ago. You've helped me to raise £480 for this great charity.

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2 more days to go to finish Mar-Jul-August 2020.

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So far so good - 7 more days to go before I finish March 2020!

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So, hello again! With shielding being paused from today, I'm on my way to completing the remaining 19 days of this challenge from March. (I started yesterday though, because gnu needed an MoT and I decided to go for a walk, rather than wait around the garage). So far so good - 10,000+ steps achieved yesterday along the Spondon Linear Park (the old Derby canal route) and today on the Great Northern Greenway. Cancer charities have been heavily affected by COVID-19, but if you'd like to sponsor someone now, may I suggest Jane's arsedrag for ovarian cancer research? Details here:


Julia Annandale



+£7.50 Gift Aid

Very impressed & such an important cause.





+£5.00 Gift Aid

Total raised£480.00



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