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Amy Gordon

London Marathon 2020

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]In the first week of January 2019 I was admitted to hospital with a bad ear infection. Doctors hoped they could clear up the infection with a round of strong intravenous antibiotics. Three weeks and several near-death experiences later, an MRI scan showed that the infection had spread to my brain, so I was rushed to Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge for emergency brain surgery. Whilst I have no doubt that the fantastic team at Addenbrookes saved my life, NHS treatment only goes so far and I am now left with the lasting effects of damage to both my brain and my ear. [/p][p]In July 2019, after an evening of browsing the internet for support for brain injury sufferers, I stumbled across the Headway Oxfordshire website. Since then, I have been supported by the incredible Headway team and, slowly but surely they are helping me get back to my pre-injury self. They've supported me so much, so I decided that they deserved a little support in return. [/p][p]On the 26th April 2020 I will run 26.2 miles along the streets of London to raise money for Headway Oxfordshire.[/p][p]Headway provide a huge variety of support services to those affected by brain injury (including stroke and some other neurological conditions) across the county of Oxfordshire. Services range from vocational support in getting back to 'normal' through to speech and language therapy for those who suffer from speech difficulties.[/p][p]Having experienced the benefits of headway first-hand, I think any donation is incredibly well deserved. I hope you will agree with me and donate whatever you can.[/p][p]If you want to keep up to date with my training, then please follow my blog [url=https://26milesbraininjury.wordpress.com]26 Miles from Brain Injury.[/url][/p][p]Thank you [/p]

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Feb 20, 2020

The Doyles

Good luck with the training and the run.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Feb 19, 2020

Claire Long

Good luck Amy!! Your an inspiration xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Feb 2, 2020


Jan 30, 2020

Tom Mackintosh

You're going to smash it!!! :)

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jan 23, 2020

Debbie Healy

You are such an inspiration Amy. Will think of you on Marathon day and look out for you on route. Go girl !!!! x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jan 19, 2020

No 56

We wish you all the best, good luck!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Dec 26, 2019

Oxford City Singers Concert Collection


Dec 26, 2019

Shaw Gibbs Mince Pie Morning


Dec 16, 2019

Sarah Gardener

Reading your blogs each weekend is so inspiring. Looking forward to continue to see your progress through to April! Keep running.xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Dec 1, 2019

Caroline DFKUKI

Best of luck Amy! Hope to meet you in January when I visit the office! Keep going!!