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Jeanette Dyer

Cambridge Half Marathon

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Target £0.00

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Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]On 8th March 2020 I will be running my first Cambridge Half Marathon in order to raise money for the Noonan Syndrome Association. My daughter Rose has the genetic condition Noonan Syndrome and she has already conquered many challenges in her life. At 4 ½ months it was found she had a heart murmur and this was characterised as pulmonary valve stenosis. She also had developmental delay and growth problems. At the age of 6 ½ she finally began growth hormone treatment. This has been successful in increasing her growth over her predicted final height of 4 feet 9 inches to 5 feet presently at age 14. It has also built up her muscles which lacked tone causing her gross motor problems. She now actively participates in dance classes and helps out coaching younger children in dance and gymnastics. She does also have learning difficulties and now receives the correct support at her mainstream secondary school after implementation of her Education, Health Care Plan. I am so grateful to the Noonan Syndrome Association for information on how to support affected children appropriately and also for organising the annual Families Day with invited health care professionals to educate on all aspects of the condition. Our family attended this amazing event for the first time in 2019 where we met other families and shared our experiences which was invaluable. In order for this event to continue, as well as raise money for research into the condition, I ask you to sponsor me. Thank you.[/p][p]Sunday 23rd February - 2 weeks to go! Training has been going well, despite having to do my long runs in 3 storms over the last 3 weeks! Have managed to do the distance in less than 2 hours, which I’m pleased with. [/p][p]Thanks to do those who have supported me so far, but still need more to reach my target! [/p][p]Saturday 7th March - 1 day to go! Finally ready for the big day! Have had a bad cold so have struggled to train but feeling better now so sure I’ll be able to put in all of my efforts tomorrow. Been modelling my Noonan Syndrome Association running vest; feeling so proud to represent them. [/p][p]Getting closer to my fundraising target now so really grateful to all those supporting me. Please reward me after the race if you haven’t yet! [/p][p]Sunday 8th March - race completed![/p][p]Finally finished this amazing challenge, in 2 hours, 1 min and 22 sec. I found it tough-going in cold wind at start with crowds, but then got too hot! Managed to keep going thanks to drinks stations and gels handed out. Lovely course, well supported. [/p][p]Thanks for all your good wishes and donations. So proud to have raised this money for all the Noonan families. [/p]
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Mar 16, 2020

Anonymous

Mar 13, 2020

Jo Marshall

Well done Jeanette! Fantastic run time too :)

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 9, 2020

Pam

Good luck!

£10.00

Mar 8, 2020

The ODonnells

Well done! Awesome effort. Marathon next??

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 8, 2020

Annabel

You are indeed the bestest friend a girl can ever have and I’m so proud of you. Your fight and your spirit is truly inspiring. You’re amazing xxx

£15.00

Mar 7, 2020

Shahed

Good luck tomorrow

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 7, 2020

Carmel Stober

Good luck jeanette for tomorrow. We will look out for you on Trumpington street

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 7, 2020

Vicki

Good luck! You'll smash it xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 7, 2020

Anthony

Go Jeanette!!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 7, 2020

Sarah Lewis

Go girl! Enjoy it! Xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid