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Holly Heasman-Durham

Holly runs the London Marathon 2020

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]Arthritis steals from millions of people every single day. It can stop you from being intimate, moving freely or just being yourself[/b][b]. [u]Arthritis steals from millions of people every single day.[/u][/b][/p][p]Versus Arthritis is a significant and powerful charity that pushes back against arthritis. Through volunteers, healthcare professionals, researchers and friends, they lead the way in overcoming a disease that shouldn’t exist. They build communities, provide support and command the much needed fight against arthritis.[/p][p]My aunty T (also known as Tdawg, Wacky and Smell… don't ask) was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in her early teens. For those who have the privilege of T’s company, you’ll know that she is kind, stubborn, mad and the life and soul of a party. But if we’re being honest, T has been dealt an unforgivable hand that she is totally undeserving of. I want to be clear that Arthritis has [b]never [/b]defined T, and she always pushes forward. She has Greg (equally mad and utterly amazing) and Mick, her family and friends and she has little old me cheering her on from the side-lines (my family will know that I have [b]very[/b] long legs, so this marathon should be a breeze...)[/p][p]I’m running the London Marathon because Versus Arthritis needs support and funding; I’m running the marathon because arthritis is a cruel, unforgiving and brutal disease; I’m running the marathon because in 5, 10, 50 years, we should be seeing breakthroughs not suffering.[/p][p]It’s as simple as that. Please donate, please be generous. Ask me questions and challenge my rationale… just please think about the millions of people out there that battle this cruel disease everyday.[/p][p]Arthritis has threatened and at times succeeded, in bringing T down. You’ve never given in though T, and you should know how proud I am to have you in my life. I’m running the marathon not just for you, but for all those people who need help, who need research and who need a friend.[/p][p]Thank you for your support, and I’ll see you at the finish line… please have a bottle prosecco waiting.[/p][p]Lots of Love, Hols x[/p][p]P.S. An extra big thank you to family, friends and Liaison Dining who have all contributed, sponsored and supported me along the way - emotionally and financially! [/p]

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Supporters

Mar 13, 2020

Hannah

Proud of you mate! xxx

Mar 7, 2020

Millie

Well done Holly, fantastic cause xxx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 5, 2020

Lorraine

Good Luck Holly x

Mar 3, 2020

Liv Martin

I’m so proud of you Holly, you’re an absolute superstar!! The LIAISON team will be cheering you on. Xxxx

£380.00 plus £95.00 Gift Aid

Feb 21, 2020

Judy Heasman

Hello Holly, I am very proud of you and hope you manage to run all that way. Lots of Love Granny xxx

£30.00

Feb 21, 2020

Lara

Well done my lovely troll! An amazing cause and I am very proud x.x.x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 14, 2020

Mr & Mrs L S Walker

Good luck and run fast!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 10, 2020

Imogen

You’re going to smash it!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Feb 5, 2020

Sersh x

Smash it Paddington!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Feb 5, 2020

Sophie

£10.00