Ashleigh Molton

Charity

BRACE Alzheimer's research
BRACE raises money to fund research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. It's about hope - the hope, based on solid science, that we will understand, control and finally beat this terrible disease. A new case of dementia occurs somewhere in the world every 7 seconds. It affects 1 in 50 people aged 65-70 and as many as 1 in 5 over 80. BRACE funds researchers at universities in the West Country and South Wales, focusing its resources to help build a world class research network in the region. However, dementia is a problem for the whole human race and the benefits of the research are therefore global. We welcome supporters and volunteers anywhere.


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Ashleigh's London Marathon Fundraising Page

Fundraiser: 
Ashleigh Molton

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

Hi, thanks for visiting my page.

I'm running the 2017 London Marathon in honour of my wonderful Grandma who suffers from Dementia. 

Having moved in with her when she began to deteriorate and could no longer live alone, it was heartbreaking to see the effect the disease had on her. I didn't appreciate how bad Dementia can be until I did this. 

Thanks to the amazing support and sacrifice of my family (one aunt in particular) we were able to keep her at home as she wished for a long 5 years until she recently moved to a home to receive care we aren't able to provide. We were lucky to be able to do this and I imagine most families aren't able to make such a big commitment for their loved ones. 

This is my first marathon, the only other organised runs I've done have been 5k so this is a big deal for me and will require a lot of training and hard work, but all worth it for such a good cause. I'm also running the Brighton half marathon in February so really you're getting 1.5 marathons out of me - what a bargain!

Sadly since writing this page and starting training my Grandma's battle with dementia came to an end and she passed away in hospital in the company of her daugthers.

I really appreciate all your support and any donations, big or small, would be amazing. 

Thank you, 

Ashleigh

Recent donors

26.03.17 So proud of you Ash... smash it!!!!!

21.03.17 Good luck Ashleigh. I only knew Patricia for a short while when she joined my mother, Joan (also sadly passed on) at Trefoil house. She was a lovely lady with such an infectious smile and I'm sure she would have been extremely proud of you.

20.03.17 Good luck Ashleigh! Such an amazing thing you're doing and you're going to smash it! We're so proud of you, and Grandma would be too xxx ❤❤

20.03.17 Good luck

20.03.17 Good luck, you are doing so well!

20.03.17 It's so lovely that you're doing this, and for such a great cause. And I can't make it past 5 miles so I'm super impressed with how you're doing! Good luck Ashleigh, you can do it!!! Xxx

01.03.17 Good luck lovely, so proud of you! I'll be waiting at the end with some well deserved champers. Lots of love Han & Chris xxxx

27.02.17 Well Done Ashleigh xx

27.02.17 Well done on completing the Brighton Half Marathon Ash. Good luck with the London Marathon, I'm sure you'll smash it! Grandma would be so proud of you. xx

25.02.17 Go on Ashleigh! So proud of you. Amazing. Xx

23.02.17 Good luck Ashleigh!

21.02.17 we will be watching for you on the telly !!

19.02.17 Good luck with the training and the marathon Ashleigh. What a lovely tribute to your grandma. x

05.02.17 You sure you don't want me to make you something to run it...) ? Good luck Ashleigh

30.01.17

30.01.17 Rather you than me! Good luck x

28.01.17 Great cause :) lots of luck xxx

25.01.17 Good Luck Ashleigh. Fantastic effort for a great cause. Good luck x

24.01.17 Good luck Ashleigh! Love Rachel, Chris and Chloe

24.01.17 Best of luck Ashleigh

24.01.17 Good Luck!

23.01.17 Good luck with the training and race

20.01.17 Good luck Ashleigh!

29.12.16 Good luck with this challenge Ashleigh and thank you for showing such great support for Grandma and others affected by this cruel disease.

£625.00

Running total

Target:
£1,800.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£722.50
Total donors:
24
Last donor:
Annie and Pete
26.03.17  
Offline fundraising:
£0.00
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