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Horsell Fords Venice Marathon

2 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]Who better to help us launch our fundraising page than the man himself...Mo Farah! Back in May, we met him at the first ever Special Olympics Unified Mile. We ran alongside over 400 Special Olympics Great Britain athletes, supporters, family and friends. Starting on the Mall, we finished in front of Buckingham Palace - we were made to feel very welcome and there were smiles all round...it was a day to remember![/p][p]If you can spare a little cash then please sponsor us to run the Venice marathon in October, it will definitely help us to get round on the day![/p][p]Many thanks, Jane & Alex (See more about the 2 charities we are supporting below...)[/p][p][url=https://www.specialolympicsgb.org.uk/][u]Special Olympics GB[/u][/url] is the largest provider of year-round, all ability, sports programmes in Great Britain and supports over 7,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities on a continued basis. Having volunteered a couple of times for the charity, we've seen just how much enjoyment the athletes get, not only from national and international events but also from regular coaching sessions.[/p][p][i] "For our athletes, excellence is personal achievement, a reflection of reaching one’s maximum potential – it is a goal to which everyone can aspire"[/i][/p][p][url=http://www.wokingstrokeability.com/][u]Woking Strokeability[/u][/url] are affiliated to the Stroke Association and provide support, aerobic and aqua aerobic exercise with qualified instructors as well as social events for stroke survivors and their carers. In the company of friends things can be a little easier and activity is the answer for physical and mental well-being. Winston Churchill, when asked for his philosophy on life said: “I can answer in five words – Never, never, never give up.”[/p][p] Join the fight-back [/p]
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Dec 3, 2019

Anthony Cherry Tanya Sam Toby and Tom Aldred

Impressed to read of your exploits in Venice Alex and hope your injuries are improving.

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Nov 23, 2019

Jan and Roy

Well done

Nov 23, 2019


Well done, both.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Nov 4, 2019

Emma johnston

Well done you guys!!! Sorry we're late!! The Johnston crew. Xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 31, 2019


Oct 30, 2019

Stephen Hanks

Good work Fords. Steve

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 30, 2019

Offline sponsorship


Oct 30, 2019


Loving your style choosing the Venice Marathon.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 30, 2019


Well Done


Oct 30, 2019


Very Well Done


Alexander Ford

Alexander Ford

Jane Ford

Jane Ford