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Fiona Bell

2019 Virgin Money 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][br][/p][p][i]Inspired by the courage and bravery of Caroline Medley,JJ Beale, Richard Garrett and most recently Sue van Heerden, Charlie Palmer and Fiona Bell will be running the London Marathon in April 2019. We are raising money for Hospice UK, a great charity which we hope they all would approve of and which has provided Fiona's charity place.[/i][/p][p][i] JJ, Caroline and Richard were all keen runners, and Caroline’s four London Marathons were testament to her resilience. Both of us frequently ran with Caroline and Richard on Saturday morning Parkruns in Bedford Park. Sue also joined some of us Bedford School ladies on our "run and gossip" sessions at lunchtimes.[/i][/p][p][i]Charlie is a veteran of 5 previous marathons but this will be the first since he passed the milestone of his fortieth birthday and Fiona will be tackling her first, having previously thought that a half marathon was really far enough! It will be a long winter of training and your donations will really help spur us on (I say "us" but Charlie needs no spurring; I, on the other hand, need all the encouragement I can get not to just stay indoors with a cup of tea - Fiona).[/i][/p][p][i]Thank you in advance for your generosity. We hope that this is a fitting tribute to Sue, Richard, Caroline and JJ.[/i][/p]
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May 15, 2019

Deardon family

Well done!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 8, 2019

Dalton Family

Well done Charlie and Fiona. Such a worthy cause. The Daltons

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 8, 2019


Donation from volunteers at Riding for the Disabled


May 8, 2019

Katherine Briers

Hope you've recovered!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 6, 2019

Adam Foat

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 4, 2019



£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 1, 2019


Fiona, well done for getting within 2 hours of Charlie’s time. Here’s the bonus I promised. Absolutely in awe of both of you; well done.


Apr 30, 2019

Fred and Hilary

Well done - a noble effort. Great time Charlie!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019


Congratulations! Very proud :)


Apr 29, 2019


So impressed, well done. X

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid