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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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Apr 18, 2019


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


Apr 16, 2019

Chris W

Good luck Alain, a good cause.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Apr 14, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 7, 2019


Apr 7, 2019

Kitty and Poppy

Good luck Alain!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 7, 2019

Annoying Colleague

A sub 4:15? Pippa ran a sub 4:00 - just saying


Mar 28, 2019

The Oates

An incredible event for an amazing charity - you have to run a marathon as a Womble... Best of luck to you both!

Mar 20, 2019

The Redigntons

Hope you get the time you want. Good luck!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 19, 2019


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 5, 2019

Sam Majad

Best of luck.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid