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Hilary Glen

Ironman Wales

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Since 2014 I have taken part in a number of different sporting events to raise money for the [url=https://www.beatsoncancercharity.org]Beatson Cancer Charity[/url], including the Edinburgh Marathon in 2015, the Caledonia Etape, the Beatson Cancer Charity 'Aim for the Skye' cycle ride (a cycle from the Beatson in Glasgow to the Isle of Skye), Tough Mudder and a relay swim of the length of Loch Lomond. During this process I have had the privilege to become one of the Charity's Ambassadors, and as a consultant at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre I see how much the charity can help our patients.[/p][p]In 2018 I took a break from fundraising but to mark the fifth anniversary of the Beatson Cancer Charity I have signed up to five more events, to mark their '5 years with you' campaign, culminating in Ironman Wales in Tenby on September 15th. Having sworn never to run another marathon, no one is more surprised than me to find myself running another two, the second of which comes at the end of a gruelling swim and cycle.[/p][p]My five events are:[/p][p]Caledonia Etape - Sunday 19th May - A hilly 81 mile cycle around Perthshire[/p][p]Edinburgh Marathon - Sunday 26th May[/p][p]Happy Valley Triathlon - Sunday 30th June - flying the Scottish flag at this sprint distance triathlon in Pennsylvania, USA[/p][p]Stornoway Triathlon - Sunday 27th July - a standard (olympic) distance open water triathlon on the Isle Lewis[/p][p]Ironman Wales - Sunday 15th September - my first (and last) iron-distance event in Tenby, Pembrokeshire. This consists of a 3.8km sea swim, followed by a 180km (very hilly) cycle, and finishes with a marathon. Eek.[/p][p][br][/p][p]To chart my progress and what feels like relentless training involved in preparing for these events, I am writing a blog which you can follow [url=https://whyamidoinganironman.com]here[/url].[/p][p]Thank you for your support - it really does make a difference![/p]
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Supporters

Jun 10, 2019

Anonymous

A very kind donation from one of my Ayr patients.

£20.00

Jun 10, 2019

Claudia

Good Luck Hilary

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2019

Jonathan

What can one say ! Stay Hydrated

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 1, 2019

Pam McKay

Amazing Hilary - where do you get the stamina?

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 29, 2019

Gurun

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 29, 2019

Moira Stobo

Absolutely amazing Hilary! You are inspirational. You even find time to write a fantastic blog! Lots of love. Robert and Moira. Xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 28, 2019

Mairi Louden

Your posts makes me want to cry (in a good way)!! !! Well done lady, so amazing but you are entirely insane and make me exhausted reading about all your endeavours! Good luck in all your forthcoming events!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 28, 2019

Alexa

2 down Hilary! Great marathon time. Good luck for the next 3. So impressed with your commitment (and bonkerness!) xx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 28, 2019

Charlotte

Good luck! You're doing amazingly with your training and events!x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

May 28, 2019

Peter Young

Great effort for a great cause! And just think by the time you’ve finished the cycle just a wee marathon to go...!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid