Simon Best

Simon Best

Simon Best's fundraising page

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Target£0.00

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My story

[p][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]I was lucky enough to secure a ballot place for the [b][lt]span style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';"[gt]2014 Virgin Money London Marathon[/span][/b]. I wanted to use this opportunity to help raise much needed money for my chosen charity [span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;][lt]span style="color: #ff0000;"[gt][b]Save the Children[/b][/span][lt]/span[gt][lt]/span[gt][b][span=color: #ff0000;][lt]span style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: red; font-size: 7.5pt;"[gt].[/span][lt]/span[gt][/b] [/p][p][p][p][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;][lt]span style="color: #ff0000;"[gt][b]Save the Children [/b][/span]do a tremendous amount of fantastic work in over 120 countries. This includes providing vital aid and support to emergency areas like [b][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';]Syria[/span][/b] and t[span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';]he [b]Philippines. They[/b][/span] [b][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';]deliver life-saving food, water, healthcare, protection and education to 4 million children and their family members.[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt] [/p][p][p][b][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]They save children’s lives. They fight for their rights. They help them fulfil their potential[/span][/b][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;] - [lt]span style="color: #ff0000;"[gt][b]worth donating a few quid to ?[/b][/span][lt]/span[gt][b] [/b] [/p][p][p][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]I did my "one and only" marathon in 2009 and swore I'd never do another. However, hitting 50 in September made me think, one more time ![/span][p][span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]My aims for the London Marathon are as follows:-[/span] [p] [span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]1. Beat my previous time by 30 minutes - I am aiming for [b][lt]span style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';"[gt]4hrs 20min[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt] [/p][p][p] [span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]2. Enjoy the training, the sore shins/knees and the main event[/span] - [b][span=color: #0000ff;]I will update training run stats and add pictures to this website periodically.[/span][/b][/p][p] [span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]3. [b]Most importantly to raise [lt]span style="text-decoration: underline;"[gt]at least[/span] £1000 for [span=color: #ff0000;]Save the Children[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt] [/p][p][p]NOTE: [b]My employer HSBC will match contributions up to £500 [/b][/p][p][b][span=text-decoration: underline;][lt]span style="color: #0000ff;"[gt]TRAINING STATS SINCE 27 SEPT 2013[/span][lt]/span[gt][/b][/p][p][b]RUNS: [span=color: #ff0000;]66[/span]       TIME RUN: [span=color: #ff0000;]84 Hrs 26 Mins[/span][/b][/p][p][b]MILES: [span=color: #ff0000;]558[/span][span=color: #ff0000;] [/span]    CALORIES BURNT: [span=color: #ff0000;]91,495[/span][/b][/p][p][b][/b][b][/b][b][/b] [span=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 7.5pt;]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. [b][lt]span style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';"[gt]I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt] [/p][p][p][b]Oh and feel free to give me a call and join me on my Sunday training runs ![/b][/p][p][b]Besty[/b][/p][p][p] [/p][/p][/p][/p][/p][/p][/p][/p][/p][/p][/p]

Supporters


Apr 18, 2014

Anonymous

Congratulations and well done from Vince and Jacqui

£50.00

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Apr 17, 2014

Anonymous

Get in!

£50.00


Apr 13, 2014

Lisa V

Besty Congratulations

£30.00

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Apr 13, 2014

Dawn Ralph Emma and Ryan

Well done Simon so proud of what you did today, brilliant time. Hope the legs don't feel too bad tomorrow. Lots of love from The Travers xx

£20.00

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Apr 13, 2014

Anonymous

Good Luck Dad!

£10.00

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Apr 13, 2014

Anonymous

bonne peche

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Apr 12, 2014

The Swindells

Wishing you the best of luck. We will be there to cheer you on. We think you're brilliant to take the marathon on.

£20.00

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Apr 11, 2014

Anonymous

Best of luck and hope you feel up to a few beers by the evening as you will certainly deserve them

£20.00

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Apr 11, 2014

Anonymous

Good luck , keep up with Mo !

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Apr 9, 2014

Tony Flanagan

Good luck, I noticed all that training has finally reduced the beer belly at bit :-)

£20.00

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