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Barry Thompson

2019 London Marathon

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]An update following my recent video upload...[/p][p]It’s great to have a laugh (especially at myself) but somedays it’s tough.[/p][p]If you are able, please donate to my marathon run in aid of this amazing charity. Their helpline provided my family with much needed support at a time when we desperately needed it.[/p][p]My wife Sharon had a hysterectomy in 2017 after a diagnosis of fibroids. 3 months later at her follow up, the consultant told her they had found a sarcoma and that her treatment would now be covered by the Royal Marsden. [/p][p]We had very little in the way of information. It turned out that while Sarcoma's are 1% of all cancers diagnosed... Sharon's was 1% of all sarcomas. This means that there is very little in the way of research and information. She still has tests every 3 months.. looking to see if it has returned.[/p][p]The Sarcoma Helpline was started in 2017 - just before Sharon was had her operation. I cannot put into words how much they helped. They knew who she would be seeing and what to expect, but more importantly they even provided much needed help, information & advice. [/p][p]This is the reason why I am dragging my carcass around London on 28th April. So that they can continue to help others [/p][p]Most of all, thank you for your support that I know that you will give. B x[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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May 2, 2019



£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 2, 2019



Apr 29, 2019


Well done Barry.

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2019


Go Barry :)


Apr 29, 2019


Congratulations. Awesome achievement. I'd ache if I tried to even walk that far.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

The Gwyers

Good luck!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Christine Fall

Good Luck Barry . Love The Falls xx


Apr 26, 2019


Wear the dress!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid