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Gary Owen

Gary

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My story

[p]I am undertaking a 1,083 mile virtual ride from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of Pancreatic Cancer UK, commencing on October 15th to coincide with my 36th anniversary of starting work in the financial services industry. Originally, I was signed up to complete a 100 mile challenge in the PrudentialRide100, but this was cancelled due to COVID. So I wanted to push myself further and what better way than cycling the length of the UK? [/p][p]I am planning to have this ride complete by Christmas Eve meaning an average weekly distance of 108 miles. The rides will be a mixture of virtual cycling using the Zwift app, and going out on the roads of Kent at the weekends.[/p][p]November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month and 19th November is World Pancreatic Cancer Day.[/p][p]Pancreatic Cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect and treat. I lost a very close friend at the age of only 42 to this terrible disease and I want to raise funds to help improve the diagnosis and treatment. This cancer has the lowest survival rate of any cancer, with only 7% living past 5 years from diagnosis. 24% of those diagnosed will die within the first year of diagnosis.[/p][p]Other cancers have seen marked improvements in their detection and survival rates. More research needs to be done to ensure patients have more of a chance to live post diagnosis.[/p]
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Jan 5, 2021

Anonymous

Jan 4, 2021

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£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid

Dec 27, 2020

Teresa Siemaszko

Well done! Hope we can catch up soon.... Teresa

£15.00

Dec 23, 2020

Nats

Well done cuz!!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Dec 22, 2020

Harvey

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Dec 22, 2020

Martin Adams

Well done fella

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 21, 2020

Anusha Jaiprakash

Well Done Gary! Great effort.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 21, 2020

Gary Owen

Top Up

£79.85 plus £19.96 Gift Aid

Dec 19, 2020

The Stoneys

Well done Gary, love the Stoneys

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 19, 2020

Sophie

Well done dad, proud of you x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid