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Helen Harradine

London Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi everyone,[/p][p]I am running the London Marathon next year to raise money for The Book Trade Charity. Those who know me will recognise that I am passionate about the publishing industry and the people in it. This charity supports industry professionals and also has a focus on helping diversify our workforce by supporting people from different backgrounds to get into the industry. [/p][p][i]The Book Trade Charity (BTBS), established 1837, is the trade’s own welfare charity, offering help to anyone who has worked in the trade (employed, self-employed or freelance) in a range of roles across publishing, distribution and bookselling and who has a problem, whether personal, financial or health related. The Charity offers direct financial assistance to individuals in need through its Grants programme, giving over two hundred thousand pounds in 2017 and subsidised housing for some forty people at Kings Langley in Hertfordshire and thirty people at Whetstone in London. We have recently launched new initiatives to support young people entering the trade and undertaking internships. BTBS helps around 250 people a year, in circumstances which include disability, long-term illness, redundancy, debt including rent arrears, poverty, carer situations.[/i][/p][p]This is my fourth marathon after running Edinburgh Marathon for Book Aid International, the Shakespeare Marathon in Stratford-Upon-Avon and Loch Ness Marathon in the beautiful highlands. I am now hoping to run a lifetime goal of a sub four-hour marathon on this iconic course. [/p]
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Apr 29, 2019

Justine Solomons

Congrats Helen ! What an achievement you must be so chuffed, amazing time too. Well done you! I am in awe.


Apr 27, 2019


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019


Good luck Helen! You’ll be amazing!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

Nick Coveney

Congratulations on smashing your target Helen, enjoy the race it’s the best!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2019

Dan G

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2019


The very best of luck Hels Bells! You're an inspiration x


Apr 25, 2019


Good luck Helen!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2019


Good Luck Helen ♡


Apr 25, 2019

Eileen and Andrew

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2019

Gena Gazy

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid