Sarah Kemp - Marathon Madness
Fundraiser: Sarah Kemp
Running total: £2,094.88
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:£2,297.68
I know, I know... I'm mad.
Up until a few years ago, when I completed my first half marathon, I had never run for more than 4 miles. I remember the nervousness of thinking I would be running over 13 miles in one go. But I did it!
I definitely remember thinking 'I will never ever do a marathon', as I crossed the finishing line. But fast forward another two half marathons and a spattering of 5 and 10k races, and that London Marathon is starting me square in the eye... telling me to have a go.
I'm running for Teenage Cancer Trust. Cancer is something that has affected many people close to me during my life time and I want to run for this good cause.
And I need your help! Over course of the winter, I'll be getting out there in the cold and dark days / nights to do what I don't really enjoy much at all... training.
I want to ask you to donate, as every £1 will spur me on a little bit more. The training is the hard bit and I'm not looking forward to it, but your donations will fuel the training fire.
Hope some of you can make it down on the day to see my cherry red blotchy face and hear a whole host of swear words escaping my lips.
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Teenage Cancer Trust - Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for the six young people aged between 13 and 24 diagnosed with cancer every day. We build specialist units within NHS hospitals bringing young people together to be treated by teenage cancer experts in a place designed just for them. We want every young person with cancer to have access to this specialist support, no matter where they live. Traditionally treated alongside children or elderly patients at the end of their lives, young people can feel extremely isolated during treatment, some never meeting another young person with cancer. Being treated alongside others their own age can make a huge difference to their whole experience. Teenage Cancer Trust also educates young people and health professionals about cancer to ensure a swift diagnosis and referral to specialist support. Cancer in young people is rare but we want young people to know the common signs and symptoms so they can seek medical advice if they are worried. We rely solely on donations to fund our vital work. You can help transform the lives of young people with cancer. Visit www.teenagecancertrust.org to find out how.
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2017 Virgin Money London Marathon
23 April 2017
The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet-runners have raised over 770 million for good causes since the race began in 1981.
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Stephen £10.00 (+ £2.50 giftaid)
Congrats, well run!
Bradders £15.00 (+ £3.75 giftaid)
Well done...decent time too!
laura and redders £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
run sazzle run run run!! well proud of you (also think you're mad, but in a brilliant way) we'll be mentally spurring you on! massive well done already superwoman xxx
Doogs xxx £15.00 (+ £3.75 giftaid)
Good Luck Sarsie!! Pace ya sen duckie!!
Tom and Imo £26.00 (+ £6.50 giftaid)
Go Kempy go! We will be routing for you!
Padre £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
That should donthe 2k Sarah. Sorry I can't be with you but I will cheer from afar.. 'Go Sosser' xx
Alex £50.00 (+ £12.50 giftaid)
Good luck on Sunday, you will be great. Definitely an inspiration to all, you have done an amazing amount of training and fund raising and should be so proud.
Eamon £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
Well done Sarah. Enjoy?!
Eddie £15.00 (+ £3.75 giftaid)
Really good luck Sarah! Really impressed you are doing it! Must meet up soon when you can walk again Eddie x
The office jobsworth £15.00
Goodluck for Sunday! And remember - the faster you run, the quicker you'll get your Friday nights back. Go, go, go!
Run Sharp, Motivated and like an Eagle! See you at the finish line (pub) Kempo! E and A xxx
borts £15.00 (+ £3.75 giftaid)
i'm sure you'll smash it mate, all the best
You're crazy, but I love you. X
Selena £5.00 (+ £1.25 giftaid)
Best of luck Sarah! I'll cheer you on when you're passing Woolwich.
Anonymous £20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)
Don't mess with my utility belt!
Carla Goncalves £10.00 (+ £2.50 giftaid)
Good luck Sarah... very brave definitely for sure... you can do it
Neil Carter £50.00 (+ £12.50 giftaid)
Good on you Sarah. Hope it goes well on Sunday
Alex Doherty £25.00 (+ £6.25 giftaid)
Good luck my darling - you've got this!
Kerry J £10.00 (+ £2.50 giftaid)
Good luck Sarah! Such a great choice of charity !
David and Rishi £60.00 (+ £15.00 giftaid)
Good luck Sarah, you have been working so hard!
Goooo on Sarah! Sending you a good luck head shake. Xxx
Henry OZ £10.00
Goodluck DONT BREAK A LEG SOS and lets break 2K love ya
Kate Newall £5.00 (+ £1.25 giftaid)
I know it's not much but it's all I can afford at eh moment. Good luck paddle hands! Love from Scooooooooy Dinamite Xxx
Karen Sharpe £15.00 (+ £3.75 giftaid)
Good luck Sarah - a great cause, and a great challenge! I hope you manage to enjoy the 'moment'! Karen x