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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

13-Jan-2019

Drakey

Allez Alain

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

25-Dec-2018

Hannah

Finally got round to donating! You are amazing: rather you than me.. Hood luck and love ya!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

29-Sep-2018

Tom and Lynne Stone

Good Luck Alain!

£50.00

28-Sep-2018

Dominic Boyse

I was overtaken by a rhinoceros at mile 21, so I know the feeling! Have a great day and good luck with the training.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

26-Sep-2018

Charlie and Mary Sultan

Send photos of the end. good luck

£50.00

25-Sep-2018

Rog Draper

Good luck Alain ! Enjoy ! Rog

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

23-Sep-2018

Anonymous

Good luck Alain, a worthy cause.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

21-Sep-2018

Mike and Beth Koetting

£50.00

21-Sep-2018

Oliver Willcox

Good luck Alain - and there's no shame in losing to a strawberry. They can be berry fast.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

21-Sep-2018

Virginia and Matthew van West

I’m sure you’ll smash it now you’ve got your jacuzzi to get you through your gruelling training runs! We’re really proud of you. Love Virginia and Matthew. X (PS, I haven’t included Sophie and Thomas, so they can sponsor you too!)

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid