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Emma's London Marathon 2020

Emma's London Marathon 2020

Why we need your help

Hi everyone,   Emma here. As some of you may already know i signed myself up to run the London Marathon on Sunday 26th April 2020.(Now 3rd October 2021) If you know me well you will know that usually i class myself as a couch potato and would do pretty much anything to avoid exercise. 

I joined the gym in April 2019 and have found a new love for working out. I really struggled with anxiety and the best way for me to control this was through exercise. 

I always seem to set myself up for challenges, but this one if definetely the biggest yet!

I will be running the marathon for Headway Derby, who I have the pleasure of working for as their Development Coordinator.

Headway Derby shares a big place in my heart and i honestly love working there so much. We are a small charity with only five members of staff and some fabulous volunteers. I want to raise as much as i possibly can to support Headway Derby, as we no longer receive any statutory funding, and we are completely reliant on generosity of people out there. 

Brain injury is the leading cause of disability and death in the UK and someone is admitted to hospital eith a brain injury every 90 seconds. For us these statisitcs are far too high, and we want to raise awarness and prevention of these injuries haooening to anyone else.


As i said before running 26.2 miles is a massive challenge for me, but if i can feel just a tiny bit of the struggle that our members go through each day it will all be worth it.


Thank you and wish me luck (i may need it)!!!!


raised towards 3,500.00 target

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Sep 03, 2021

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 16, 2021

Joy & Tony

Enjoy the occasion Emma, I'm sure it will be an amazing experience, everyone at Headway Derby will be with you all the way?

(plus 6.50 giftaid)

Nov 19, 2020


Hi Emma Well done doing this! ? Mark

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Oct 23, 2020

Chris Miles


Oct 20, 2020



Oct 12, 2020


Oct 05, 2020

Jordan Payne

You can do it Emma! Good luck!x


Oct 04, 2020

Auntie Anna

(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Mar 04, 2020

Colin and Katherine

Good Luck Emma!

(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Mar 03, 2020


Good luck Emma. I'm sure you will smash it!!!



Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 897.50

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Raised offline 35.00

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