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TEAM WILLERTON's fundraising page

Amy Willerton

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Me and my Dad, Bruce, are running the LONDON MARATHON together this April!

I'm absolutely terrified as I have NEVER ran a marathon or even a half marathon at this point! Daddy Willerton however is experienced marathon runner and IRONMAN so I think he will be dragging me across the finish line :)

We are running to help raise funds for the Chickenshed Theatre School - I personally always found massive comfort in my drama classes at school, having been badly bullied - it was the chance to escape the world and dive into dream world where anything is possible (Not that I've come out of that bubble!) Chickenshed give young people from all walks of life the opportunity to study and learn through theatre, developing their confidence and social interactions. 20% of their students are registered disabled, and as a family we are massive supporters of organisations that give positive opportunities to those with learning difficulties.For more information please visit

We would appreciate all donations big or small! 

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Sending all our love and thanks!

Amy & Bruce x x x

Recent donors

13.04.14 best of luck to you guys x

13.04.14 Good luck Amy!!! We all know you can do it!! @teamamybetsybag

13.04.14 Good luck to both you. You'll smash it! All our love Steve & Jeannie xxx

13.04.14 Good luck Amy and Bruce

13.04.14 This should get you over the line - in more ways than one...Annie and Derek xxx

12.04.14 Good luck Bruce and Amy. Go Team Willerton!! xxx

12.04.14 Go guys!!! Have a great time.the atmosphere will be brilliant. Always knew Amy had the Willerton sporty gene really, love from the Reegies xxx

12.04.14 Good luck Amy! I'm running the marathon too tomorrow so will say hi if see you before the finish line :) x

12.04.14 Good luck Amy. Enjoy the day. I wish I was running it this year. Next year I will do it.

12.04.14 Good luck Amy!!!

12.04.14 You will hear my cheers for you's and my rob good luck xx

12.04.14 Hi Bruce and Amy, Good luck and have fun tomorrow! From Susie, Rory and Tasmin x

12.04.14 All the best Amy you deserve a medal and more for getting round 26.2 mies for a worthy cause .I read your moving article in the Daily Star.

12.04.14 Good Luck Guys:-)

11.04.14 good luck Amy show the old man how its done

10.04.14 Well done Amy!! Enjoy the experience and keep smiling. If you start flagging Eye of the tiger on your ipod should help ;-) . Josy xx

10.04.14 good look for the marathon, exciting times ahead x

10.04.14 Good luck doll, Liz xoxo

10.04.14 Not a lot but it's better than nothing right?

09.04.14 Go team Willerton you can do it xxxxx

09.04.14 Good luck Bruce and Amy

08.04.14 Good luck to you both

07.04.14 Marathon imitates life - never give up. Go Team Willerton! xxx

04.04.14 Good luck to both of you x

01.04.14 Good luck you beauty - most glam girlie in the marathon without a doubt! Xxx


Running total

Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
Total donors:
Biggest donor:
Bruce ( daddy) Willerton
Last donor:
Dominic M
Offline fundraising: