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Alan Moss

44 run challenge in 2019

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi everyone[/p][p]I’m taking on the challenge of running 44 races/runs throughout 2019 in aid of [url=http://www.worldwidecancerresearch.org]Worldwide Cancer Research[/url]. [/p][p][b]Why? - 44 people lose their life every day in Scotland because of cancer[/b][/p][p]The charity also turns 40 this year so it’s a fitting way to mark the occasion and raise vital funds. I’m aiming to run at least five half marathons as part of the challenge so I have a lot of miles to cover![/p][p][b]Completed runs so far – 44/44 runs (472km distance covered) - 0 runs to go![/b][/p][p]Run the Blades half - Really tough, monster hills, but scenic and really enjoyable[/p][p]Aviemore half marathon - Really scenic run and thankfully my ankle recovered in time to run[/p][p]Great North Run - A tough course, but an amazing half marathon with terrific support on the course. It was a privilege to run for such a great cause. I had a good run, but damaged a tendon in my ankle so plenty of rest required.[/p][p][b]Why am I doing this?[/b][/p][p]1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. Everybody is affected by cancer. We’ve all seen loved ones suffer from this terrible disease. It's vital to support more research and I'd like to do my bit.[/p][p]Worldwide Cancer Research is a brilliant Scottish charity that has had a significant global impact. The charity has funded research projects that have helped twice as many people survive cancer after diagnosis. That means survival rates have doubled in the 40 years since its foundation.[/p][p][b]With 44 people dying every day from cancer in Scotland alone, there is still so much work to be done[/b]. I’d like to do something to help our loved ones, in memory of those who lost their battle and for the growing number of people being diagnosed worldwide.[/p][p]I'm also acutely aware of how running benefits my health and wellbeing. This is a great incentive to maintain my fitness, stay injury free and to keep focused on a positive goal that benefits a great cause.[/p][p][b]Every penny counts, so please donate what you can[/b][/p][p]Please make a donation and help me raise as much as I can for life-saving cancer research. The charity relies entirely on donations so your help will make a real difference.[/p][p][b]List of races and runs:[/b][/p][p]1. 3000m BRR track race – Complete[/p][p]2. Aviemore half marathon - Complete[/p][p]3. Balloch to Clydebank half marathon – Complete[/p][p]4. Bothwell Castle and Livingston Memorial Run – Complete[/p][p]5. Brian Goodwin 10k – Complete[/p][p]6. Calderglen 10k – Complete[/p][p]7. Cambuslang 10k – Complete[/p][p]8. Chatelherault Half Marathon – Complete[/p][p]9. Cumbernauld 10k - Complete[/p][p]10. Glasgow Santa Dash - Complete[/p][p]11. Drumchapel Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]12. Drumpellier Park Half Marathon – Complete[/p][p]13. Drumpellier Parkrun - Complete[/p][p]14. Edinburgh Men’s 10k - Complete[/p][p]15. Falkirk Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]16. Great North Run Half Marathon - Complete[/p][p]17. Great Scottish Run Half Marathon - Complete[/p][p]18. Greenock Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]19. Kilmarnock Cross Country – Complete[/p][p]20. Lanark parkrun – Complete[/p][p]21. Linwood Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]22. Livingston Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]23. Aviemore Parkrun - Complete[/p][p]24. Mob Match 5k – Complete[/p][p]25. National Cross Country Race – Complete[/p][p]26. National Cross Country Relays - Complete[/p][p]27. Paisley 10k - Complete[/p][p]28. Plean Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]29. Polkemmet Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]30. Dean Castle Parkrun - Complete[/p][p]31. Pollok Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]32. Presidents Cup 5k – Complete[/p][p]33. River Clyde Run – Complete[/p][p]34. Ruchill Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]35. Run the blades Half Marathon – Complete[/p][p]36. Shettleston 10k – Complete[/p][p]37. Southside Six – Complete[/p][p]38. Springburn Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]39. Strathclyde Park Half Marathon – Complete[/p][p]40. Strathclyde Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]41. The Kelvin Run – Complete[/p][p]42. Tollcross Parkrun – Complete[/p][p]43. Tom Scott 10 Mile race – Complete[/p][p]44. Stirling Parkrun - Complete[/p][p]Thank you very much for your support.[/p][p]Alan[/p][vmgvideo class="ql-video" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lCDmeAP72ok?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true"][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

31 Mar 2020

Supporters

Dec 10, 2019

Jim Robinson

What an achievement Alan, well done for supporting such a great cause.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 10, 2019

Hazel and Graeme Pert

Very well done Alan Amazing achievement.. you are a great runner 🏃🏻 and a very worthwhile cause. Excellent

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 10, 2019

Sheila

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 10, 2019

Alice

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Dec 9, 2019

Stephen Whyte

Well done moss man!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 9, 2019

David Brown

Well done Mossy!! Proud of you mate

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 9, 2019

Laura and John

Well done Alan, you’re a machine! It’s amazing how much you have raised so far! I bet it felt good crossing that last finish line!

£50.00

Dec 8, 2019

The Morrin Family

Well done Alan!

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Dec 8, 2019

Anonymous

Well done Alan

Dec 8, 2019

Kelly

Fantastic achievement, Alan & for a great cause. Well done!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid