Michael Nollet


Brain Research Trust
The Brain Research Trust (BRT) is one of the UK’s leading charities in the field of neurological research. We were established in 1971 to promote and support research into the causes, treatment, prevention and cure of neurological diseases. We do this by funding basic and clinical research at University College London’s world-renowned Institute of Neurology (IoN). Since the BRT was founded, we have given over £30 million to the IoN to help finance their research programmes and PhD studentships. From the more than 250 identifiable neurological conditions, the BRT's support helps further research into: Alzheimer's disease brain tumours multiple sclerosis stroke Parkinson's disease epilepsy motor neurone disease migraine brain trauma spinal cord regeneration
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Michael's Payback Time

Michael Nollet

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

Hello lovely (very generous) people, you may or may not know my story so please indulge me for a moment...

Every minute in the UK, someone new is diagnosed with a brain condition.

In 2006, it was my turn... and without surgery I was given five years before the old brain packed up completely. By then, Lukas would have been turning 6 years old, and Olivia would have been reaching four (or most likely not born at all). But thanks to the research available at the time, a fully successful operation in July that same year removed a meningioma tumour that had been lurking up there for many years. Today, I can proudly say the whole thing is just a faded chapter of my quirky life story.

But now it's payback time! I'm running the London Marathon 2017, and need your support to reward this amazing charity. Without ongoing research, people like me and potentially you (let's face it, one in six people are affected directly) cannot hope to feel so lucky.

The human brain is the most complex phenomenon in the known universe.

I want to raise at least £4500 for Brain Research Trust, and any donation - however small - will help me reach this daunting target. I've never tried to raise much more than a finger, so I'd really appreciate your support to help reward this amazing charity. 

Virgin Money Giving will claim gift aid on your donations. It is also a not-for-profit organisation, so that's nice!

Thank you for your help... together we can reach the finishing line come April 2017. x Michael


Recent donors

23.04.17 Susan told us about your inspiring plan to run, hope you got around okay... fantastic goal to reach.

23.04.17 Respect Mikey Mikey! Chaaaaaaa always Sami and gang x

23.04.17 Hey Mike. Hope you broke through the pain barrier after the first mile then sailed through the next 25! Well done and lots of Marathony love from all of us Campbells.

23.04.17 Brilliant. Well done you and C. Amazing total too. Love all the Varley's. Xx

23.04.17 Awesome run. Well done.


23.04.17 Good luck, unless you have already finished in which case it's many congratulations. You're brilliant.

23.04.17 Good luck with your marathon. We will all be thinking of you! All the very best, Pat, Phil, Sharon, Bryn and Niall x

23.04.17 Your bankrupting me....!!! If this doesn't spur you in I don't know what will :) R

22.04.17 before I knew your history I thought Monika was the only insiprational part of the couple... Enjoy your run tomorrow, Michael!

22.04.17 Go Go Go )!!!

22.04.17 Best of luck to you Michael, so proud of what you've accomplished already! Love Lisa & Rob xo

22.04.17 Wow! - Michael - you are an inspiration! - Well done you! - Hope all your training includes time travel and breaking through the pain barrier! Would love to catch up properly soon. Brett, Sarah, Xander and Timon.

22.04.17 Go Mike! I'll be thinking of you tomorrow. X

22.04.17 your mom included me and I'm happy to be a sponsor.

22.04.17 Gooooooo Michael! Here's some monatery inspiration for your perspiration. Here's wishing you more bounce to the the ounce, minimal chaffing, no leg aching, no wall hitting, no lagging, no gagging....and don't run late!!!!!! Lots of love from The Shaws

22.04.17 Go for it cousin!!! Good luck from across the pond....you are truly inspiring! The Canadian contingent is rooting for you to finish while it's still light....We love you Mikey!! xxx

21.04.17 Go for it Mike!

21.04.17 Good luck Mike! You are an inspiration!

21.04.17 Perseverance - a word your father related to. Good luck

21.04.17 Good luck mate. See you for some beers soon. Gez.x

21.04.17 Best of luck on Sunday mate.. your story certainly puts film editing into perspective.

20.04.17 Long time Michael and no idea you'd actually gone through this..! Glad you made it out the other side and good luck on Sunday. All best, Dan.

20.04.17 Wishing you all the very best for a very special cause

20.04.17 From my lovely neighbours!


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