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Ironman 2018

2 team members

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Team story

[p]**Update - unfortunately due to the wildfires in the area Ironman have shortened the bike route. There is also the possibility of a cancelled swim due to blue green algae in the lake. We are beyond disappointed at this but have decided not to take part since we would not be happy to say we completed an Ironman having not done the full distance. We will continue to do triathlons next year and perhaps do a full distance event. In the meantime we will undertake a different challenge to remember Claire. We are really sorry to disappoint people but this feels the right thing to do. Thank you all so much for the sponsorship, it is hugely appreciated and will make a big difference to two amazing charities.**[/p][p]In July I will be taking part in Ironman Bolton along with Dave Whiteley. For those who don't know, Ironman is a super long triathlon made up of 2.4 miles swimming, 112 miles cycling and then 26 miles running all on the same day! It is the biggest challenge I have ever set myself! [/p][p]I have decided to use this event to raise money in memory of my close friend Claire Greaves. [/p][p]In February 2018 Claire very sadly lost her life. Claire was an amazing, kind and caring friend and we had many fantastic times together. Claire had struggled with mental health issues and anorexia nervosa for many years, and she was a proud supporter of both Mind and Beat. She worked tirelessly to raise awareness of eating disorders and mental health issues. In 2016 we climbed Pen y Fan together to raise money for Beat. Therefore I have chosen to support these charities, the money raised will be split 50/50. We have paid for the cost of entry and all kit so all money raised will be donated to the charities through Virgin Money Giving.[/p][p]Please support us by donating whatever you can, it is really appreciated![/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

15 Jul 2018



Aug 14, 2018

Gemma and alex

Good luck !

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 11, 2018


All the very Best with your challenge in memory of Claire this weekend! Truly inspirational!

Jun 26, 2018

Sue T

Good luck


Jun 25, 2018


You boh are an inspiration. Wish you only the best and looking forward to hear stories of your adventure!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2018


Hope it goes well (I'd be scared).

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2018


For M's triathlon, well done girls!


Jun 4, 2018

Diane and George Jeffery

Good luck Julie !

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 4, 2018


Good luck Julie - brilliant thing your doing!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2018

Louise and Kostas

Best of luck for this huge challenge. Great causes.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 3, 2018


Good luck Julie. You will do amazingly! X

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Julie Jeffery

Julie Jeffery

David Whiteley

David Whiteley