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Brian Long

Age UK

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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]I first completed the London Marathon in 1999 in my 50th year. I did it again in 2009 in my 60th year. 2019 is my 70th year and here I am again. Up to now with 2 London Marathons and A Great North Run I have raise over £10,000. Believe me when I say this definitively will be my last.[/p][p]My target is £5,000 for this my Final Effort.[/p][p]Please get behind my fundraising effort and give as much as you can. [/p][p]Running a Marathon can be tough at the best of times but having a chest infection two weeks before, then you have an unexpected visit from the dreaded [b]“Mr Gout”[/b] the week before is not good news.[/p][p]On Friday 26th Rosemary and I traveled to London check in at the ExCel centre to collect Bib number and a Timing chip to affix to my trainer. I could hardly walk and my thoughts at that time were to at least turn up to the start. That left me a free day on Saturday to rest and say a few prayers for the Sunday. The prayers must have worked.[/p][p]6 hours, 49 minutes and 1 second later I was through the Finishing Line.[/p][p]Many thanks to all who have already sponsored me. Fast approaching £3,000.[/p][p]A special thanks to all who have already pledged support. XXX[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p][p][img][/img][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

28 Apr 2019



Jun 14, 2019

Patrick Clarkson

well done Brian!!!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 4, 2019

Tim Goodman

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2019

Mark and Katherine

Jun 2, 2019

Ann Goodman

Marvellous effort many congratulations.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 12, 2019

Victoria Mossop

Congratulations Brian

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

May 10, 2019

Jane Norman

Well done Brian, fantastic effort!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 9, 2019

Andy Clay

well done old man. keep up the good work of support

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 9, 2019


terrific effort Brian

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 8, 2019

Nick and Lisa

Well done Longy

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

May 7, 2019

Kevin Weston

Well done Brian - great effort!