Jarrod Gritt


MND Association
The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association is the only national organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland dedicated to the support of people with MND and everyone who cares for them. We improve care and support for people living with MND, their families and carers and fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments, and brings us closer to a cure for MND. We also campaign and raise awareness so the needs of people with MND and everyone who cares for them are recognised and addressed by wider society. Our vision is a world free from MND. To find out more visit www.mndassociation.org
The Pituitary Foundation
The Pituitary Foundation is a national support and information organisation for pituitary patients, their families, friends and carers. We are the UK's leading charity providing support to people affected by disorders of the pituitary gland such as Acromegaly, Cushing's, Prolactinoma, Diabetes Insipidus and Hypopituitarism. The Pituitary Foundation operates throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. We are a membership organisation and have in the region of 2,500 subscribed members. We are a relatively small charity, with seven members of staff and supporting our work we have a team of 100 volunteers across the country.

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Salisbury 50km trail race

Jarrod Gritt

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JarrodGritt

Hi there good people

As many of you people visiting this page will know, I have a passion for running... Whilst a regular and competive (reasonably) runner, I do this over 5-21.1km. I have completed one road marathon in 2012 which was tough. I am now pushing this further by entering the Salisbury 54321 event in which I will run the 50km trail ultra-marathon distance (31 miles for those still using the imperial system) 

In the build up to the event I will be running club championship races and will be using various trail races from 10km-marathon distances as preparation for the main event in August. 

I am raising money in a 50-50 split between two charities. 

Firstly the Pituitary Foundation, a charity thgat over many years now has provided my Grandad with a great deal of support after diagnoisis of acromegaly. The charity provides support up and down the countries to those that suffer from all manner of pituitary realted illnesses, as well a their families and friends. My Grandad is the group coordinator for the Liverpool support group. 

The second charity the MND (motor neuron disease) Association is a charity that has recently come to play a role within my family as my Gran has recently been diagnoised with the illness. Whilst at the moment only her speech has deteriorated the disease is likely to progress and make life very complicated for her. The MND Association , like the Pituitary Foundation will provide much needed support for my Gran. 

I ask therefore for you to please give generously and if you require any further information relating to any of the charities please visit the websites below 

The Pituitary Foundation- https://www.pituitary.org.uk/

The MND Association- https://www.mndassociation.org/

If you yourself suffer from a pituitary realted illness or know of someone with a pituitary illness and need support, guidance or just somebody to talk to please feel free to contact Steven Ainsworth on 01706 849 148 or email stshains@hotmail.com

Thanks for reading 

Jarrod Gritt 

Recent donors

21.08.17 offline donations


13.08.17 Well done You!

13.08.17 Well done Jarrod , brilliant effort.

10.08.17 In loving memory of Beryl Gritt who was always an incredibly lovely lady, it's wonderful that you are doing this run in her memory, Good man. X

10.08.17 Good luck! Xx

01.08.17 Good luck Jarrod.

31.07.17 2 worth while causes to raise money. Good luck on your run.

27.07.17 Good luck!

27.07.17 Top effort - All the best Jarrod!

27.07.17 Good luck x

22.07.17 Enjoy every mile!!

17.07.17 Good Luck Jarrod

16.07.17 good luck jarrod!!!!!!

08.07.17 Here' my tenner Jarrod. Good luck!


07.07.17 Good luck Jarrod


07.07.17 Good luck Jarrod

07.07.17 Good luck Jarrod , your very inspirational with all the hard work you put into your running and general fitness and now also helping us beginners in your free time , 2 great charities your doing it for .. Best of luck

07.07.17 Good luck Jarrod,hope you enjoy it.Great cause.


05.07.17 Good luck Jarrod

23.11.16 We'll double it if Rachel runs it too!



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