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Ian Chester

Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

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My story

[p]Hello - I’m delighted to have been chosen to represent leading Yorkshire dementia charity Lost Chord in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. [/p][p]Lost Chord is the organisation that provides vital interactive musical experiences for people living with dementia in care homes and day centres across the region and nationally. [/p][p]Lost Chord produces more than 1,300 interactive musical sessions a year in more than 100 settings, all designed to stimulate responses from people with dementia through the media of music, song and dance. [/p][p]An estimated[b] [/b]25 million people, or nearly half the UK population, are affected by dementia through knowing a close friend or family member with the condition.[/p][p]More than 850,000 people are living with dementia in the UK - a number forecast to double within a generation, with 163,000 new cases diagnosed every year in England and Wales - that’s one every 3 minutes! [/p][p]It is a great honour to be selected to represent Lost Chord and I want to raise as much money for this great charity as possible. [/p][p]Yorkshire Windows is a South Yorkshire company and Lost Chord is a South Yorkshire charity so there was an immediate link between us. [/p][p]Dementia is a cause that should be close to all our hearts as it is one that affects so many families. [/p][p]“I know what great work Lost Chord is doing and it is a true honour for me to know that I will be wearing their colours on the day”.[/p]

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Apr 29, 2019


Best Wishes Warren & Zoe BD Supplies (Darlington) Ltd

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Martin kilcommons


Apr 28, 2019


Well done babes x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Helen and Keith Wild

Well done Ian x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019


Good luck Ian


Apr 28, 2019

Jonathan Bailey

Run like the icescream van is just pulling away.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Michelle Thompson

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Ad and Kate

Have a great run mate - you deserve it.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

Anna and Dave Chester

Good Luck Ian and great charity for whom you are running / fundraising!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

Dave Mullett

Good luck Ian

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid