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DS Smith Healthy Hearts 2018 London Marathon

3 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p][b]As Managing Director of DS Smith’s UK Packaging Division, it’s a top priority for me to ensure that we look after the health and wellbeing of each and every member of our team and their families, both at work and home. [/b][/p][p]To support this, we’ve partnered with Heart Research UK over the last five years to implement a wellbeing program called ‘Healthy Hearts’ across 30 of our UK sites. The initiative strives to increase awareness among our employees of potential health risks and actively supports them to lead a healthy lifestyle. To do this, we lead activities at our sites, such as exercise classes, workshops, serving healthy food options and offering free health advice. [/p][p]The Healthy Hearts program has achieved fantastic success to date and is inspiring our employees to pay closer attention to their general health. In order to continue its success and positive impact, myself and two other members of the DS Smith UK Packaging senior management team will be running the 2018 London Marathon on Sunday 22 April in support of Heart Research UK. [/p][p]Heart Research UK is the second largest heart research charity in the UK and provides pioneering medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease. Not to mention its dedicated work helping communities across the country improve their lifestyles through Healthy Heart Grants, training clinicians in expert techniques and educating families, children and workforces about heart health and how to improve their health for the future. [/p][p]2018 marks the 38th London Marathon. A grueling 26.2 miles, the Marathon route takes in some of London’s most popular attractions, such as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, London Bridge and the Cutty Sark, and tests runners to their limits in order to raise money for charity. Myself and my fellow Marathon team mates have been training hard to take on one of our biggest challenges and continue to support the amazing work of Heart Research UK. Please do help support this amazing cause.[/p][p][b]Chris Murray, Managing Director, DS Smith UK Packaging[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Team consists of:[/b] [/p][p]Chris Murray, Managing Director (the owner of the fundraising page), David Jones, Operations Director, Mike Rutherford, Strategic Account Manager[/p][p] [/p]
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May 24, 2018

Anthony Wilson

Fantastic effort Muzza !!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 24, 2018

DS Smith Sheerness

DS Smith Sheerness did a sponsored bike ride to help raise money in support of your fundraising and we raised 145 pounds. Great work on completing the marathon


May 4, 2018

DSS Crumlin Porth

Well done for an excellent effort for a great cause from everyone at Crumlin Porth

£67.00 plus £16.75 Gift Aid

May 3, 2018

Helen BV Servest

Well done all!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2018

DS Smith Devizes

Well done, from all at DS Smith Devizes


Apr 26, 2018

DS Smith Redditch

Congratulations for completing the course, from all at DSS Redditch

£56.00 plus £14.00 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2018

Dom Dalton

Congrats guys! Mike- well done for dragging your ageing body around!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2018

Dan Shepherd

Great effort for an even greater cause - well done to all, especially little 'ole Mikey!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 23, 2018

Andy Caine

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 23, 2018

Janice Carruthers

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Chris Murray

Chris Murray

Michael Rutherford

Michael Rutherford

David Jones

David Jones