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Alain van West

London Marathon 2019

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]A few years back, I ran my first London Marathon, and was beaten by my wife (I'm sure she took a shortcut) by 8 minutes, and ran it in just over 5 hours.[/p][p]A couple of years ago, I ran it again - made sure the wife didn't - and other than being beaten by a sprinting strawberry on the finishing line (see photo), managed to go down to 4h43, thus ridiculing her time by a mighty 10 minutes... balance of power restored...[/p][p]So here we are looking at 2019, and a sub 4.15 time... hopefully...[/p][p]The cause is still very close to my heart (feel free to see what these amazing people do (http://jesuitmissions.org.uk/).[/p][p]Thanks for anything you can do to help.[/p][p]So here we are, 14 weeks to go and now up to 10 miles at a decent pace. So far so good...[/p]

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Supporters

Apr 29, 2019

Simon

Well done - sub 4 hours is a fantasic achievement!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Caroline Potter

Hi Alain. Sorry I saw this post earlier in the week and meant to donate! How it went well and you are celebrating now!

£20.00

Apr 27, 2019

The Marshalls

Looking very trim Alain! You should smash 4:15!! Very best of luck from The Marshalls xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

Annicka

Best of luck. Beat that Strawberry Man !

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2019

Anonymous

You are inspiring me to get ready for another Marathon! Enjoy the run on Sunday. Alan

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2019

Waldorf

Apr 25, 2019

Alan and Pat Boyle.

Fond memories of Fr. Kevin. Good luck. ( from Harry Edsers grandparents)

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 23, 2019

Anne W

Well done Alain! Great cause and a brilliant effort!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 18, 2019

Alison

Hope you beat the Strawberry man this year, Alain. God be with you:-)

£15.00

Apr 16, 2019

Chris W

Good luck Alain, a good cause.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid