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Amy Gordon

London Marathon 2021

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 3rd October 2021 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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May 3, 2020

Sarah Gardener

Extra quiz donation.


Apr 26, 2020

Ruth and KP

Great job Amy. We are extremely excited to see the progress you've made and all your achievements. You are an inspiration xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2020

Delia and Stuart Brough

Well done from the Brough Family

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2020


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2020


So taken back by what you are doing! I hope with you leading the way, others will be inspired to follow. Good luck.

£42.00 plus £10.50 Gift Aid

Apr 17, 2020


You give that cross trainer what for! Glad you've not let lockdown stop you :)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 2, 2020


Happy Birthday Amy :)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 1, 2020

Andrew Gordon

Top effort for doing this. The dedication to training and fundraising is really tough. I’m really looking forward to seeing you on the startline in April.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 28, 2020

Lucy Hodge

Wishing you lots of luck Amy & well done for all the effort you’ve put into your fundraising:)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Feb 23, 2020

The Etsy man