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Fordy Runs for Teens Unite

10 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]On September 21st 2019, FORDY RUNS for TEENS UNITE will take on the most epic adventure by[/p][p]competing in the Run Ragnar Relay.[/p][p][br][/p][p]This challenge will see our team of Everyday Runners tackle a 170(ish) mile course that snakes through[/p][p]picturesque towns, rolling fields, and the most beautiful collection of white cliffs you've ever seen. Each[/p][p]teammate runs 3 “legs” with each leg ranging between 3-11 miles and varying in difficulty.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Entering this unique, overnight relay means our team will be doing night-time runs, turning a spacious[/p][p]van into a temporary home, and most importantly raising awareness and money for Teens Unite.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Fordy Runs is for the Everyday Runner and taking on this challenge will hopefully inspire other runners[/p][p]who are hitting the pavement training for their first marathon or Parkrun, going from the couch to 5k or[/p][p]just to clear their heads, that if we can run 170 miles then everyone can achieve their goals and DO[/p][p]SOMETHING AWESOME![/p][p][br][/p][p]WHY TEENS UNITE?[/p][p]Today, seven teenagers in the UK will hear the words ‘you have cancer’. Seven more will hear them[/p][p]tomorrow and seven more the day after that. At a time of fear, isolation and loneliness, we bring 13-24[/p][p]year olds who have been diagnosed with cancer, together. We support young people from diagnosis,[/p][p]through treatment, recovery and into remission. We understand that cancer doesn’t stop when treatment[/p][p]stops; the effects of a cancer diagnosis can be long-lasting and often life changing. The young people[/p][p]we support often say that being classified as ‘in remission’, is almost as daunting as being diagnosed.[/p][p][br][/p][p]As the focus on becoming fit, well and ‘cancer free’ is replaced by the question ‘what next?’, it is difficult[/p][p]to simply return to life before cancer, but Teens Unite puts the stepping stones in place to rebuild a life[/p][p]beyond illness. We enable young people, whose lives have been impacted by a cancer diagnosis, to[/p][p]socialise with others their age in a similar situation, so they can support and encourage each other,[/p][p]share their hopes, fears and experiences and live the fullest life possible. We understand that cancer[/p][p]doesn’t just effect the person diagnosed, but those closest to them, which is why we offer support to[/p][p]family members too. Our siblings days, along with our Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebrations,[/p][p]provide opportunities to meet other families in a similar situation.[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

21 Sep 2019


Sep 30, 2019


Well done everyone!

Sep 27, 2019

Dean Evans

Well done to all runners, Zero 5 electrolytes sachets

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 26, 2019

Ollie Barr


Sep 26, 2019


£10 for Fletch's energy bars! Well done to everyone involved! Xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 26, 2019


Well done team fordy

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2019

Vicky Couzens

Well done on your amazing achievement and fab fundraising

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2019

Sam Simmons

Go fordys

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2019

Paula Elliott-Wright

Well done on a great achievement, great Team effort

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2019


Donated on behalf of Steve & Eileen at Dive 90: Well done to Bryce & all of the team! Great effort; awesome job by everyone!

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Sep 25, 2019


Well done Bryce!

Matthew Deller

Matthew Deller

Richard Fletcher

Richard Fletcher

Eddie George

Eddie George

James Trueman

James Trueman

Bryce Ford

Bryce Ford

Chris Beale

Chris Beale

Iain Wilson

Iain Wilson

Billy Jackson

Billy Jackson

Stephen Barr

Stephen Barr