Our site needs cookies

We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.

Profile

Colin Towell

2020 Virgin Money London Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]After nearly a forty year on-off relationship with running I have finally decided that now is the time to run my first marathon; spurred to do so by the memory of my friend Ed, who sadly passed away from cancer a few years back. Before passing, Ed introduced me to the charity Kidney Cancer UK which was supporting him through his final months. Since then I have done my best to return the charity's kindness through my support and all the funds I raise will go to this great cause.[/p][p]I have included a picture below of Ed with his two boys. This is the last one of them together before Ed began to look unwell. As you can see he was too young to be taken. Ed was a very fit and athletic man who competed in Iron Man competitions, so while a marathon might seem like a great feat to attempt, in reality it is just an EdLite. So in tribute to a better man than me, I shall attempt a lesser thing than he.[/p][p]Please give generously to this great cause, Kidney Cancer UK and make my efforts to haul my middle-age spread through the streets of London worthwhile.[/p]
2020 Virgin Money London Marathon image 1

Share Colin's story

Other ways to support Colin's fundraising effort

Turn your unwanted stuff into donations

together withziffit.com logo

Earn free donations when you shop

together withkindred logo

Supporters

Jun 6, 2020

Jo Bradley

Excellent cause - Good Luck with your Edlite run!

£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid