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Portsmouth 5k 2018
8 Jul 2018

A member of Mill Hillers

Vicky's Race for Life

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Vicky Symes

Total raised

£140.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

280 Complete
280% of £50.00 target
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I'm taking part in Race for Life to raise money to beat cancer sooner.

Cancer is happening right now, which is why I'm taking part in a Race for Life 5k to raise money and save lives.

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I'm not a runner, by any stretch of the imagination, but I've been inspired by Char, who I work with, to give it a go. I'm starting to train next week and I'm hoping I'll be a bit fitter before I run the 5K.

Latest updates

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Steph Weimer

2018-07-10T18:43:57+00:00

£15.00

+£3.75 Gift Aid

Well done Aunty Cousin Vicky!! Lots of love, Steph, Ben and George xxx

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Zoey Rhodes

2018-07-09T10:57:14+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid
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Vicky Symes

2018-07-08T13:08:55+00:00

So, I've done it! It was SO hot, but I was determined to run as much of it as I could. I ran over two thirds of it in total, alternating between running and walking. I completed it in about 47 minutes, which I was thrilled with, considering the extreme heat and the fact that I am actually only halfway thorough my C25K training app! Thank you to all those who sponsored me - it makes such a huge difference.

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Gwen Symes

2018-07-08T13:05:04+00:00

£20.00

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Vicky Symes

2018-06-30T13:19:44+00:00

I may have started my 'training' a little late, but I am working hard using the C25K App. I was up at 5.45am this morning and went for a session. This morning it was alternating between 3 minutes of running and 3 minutes of walking. I completed just over 2 and a half miles in total! Not sure that I will be running ALL of the 5K next week, but I am determined to run SOME of it. I'm also going to make sure that I keep going, even after next week's run, to complete the 6 week training programme. I may even repeat it again, as I know it is helping me to get fitter. Anyway, next week I'm going to do a longer circuit, which will be about 3 miles in total, so hopefully I will be even more ready for the big event next Sunday.

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Cancer Research UK

2018-06-30T07:19:25+00:00

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donations

Well done Vicky, you just got your fifth donation!

Total raised£140.00

Online£140.00

Offline£0.00

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