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Jenny King

I will be running London Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I really like running, but it's HARD WORK both in training and on the day, so running a marathon for Utange Orphans Charity is no small deal! I won't be anywhere near the first lady finisher; I'm quite slow and quite old so I realisitically expect to finish in a shade under 5 hours which I have done before; that's in addition to the 70+ hours I will have spent running at least 400 miles during training. I hope to raise a lot of money to support the children at the orphanage in Utange, Kenya.[/p][p]Utange Orphans Charity is the work of a friend at my church, who established a home for 24 AIDS orphans. She has provided them with a loving family home and education to university level where appropriate. In addition, every week she gives a meal and food supplies to 500 children in the village who could otherwise not be sure of a meal every day. Her latest endeavour is to build a secondary school in Utange. You can read all about the project at https://utangeorphans.org .[/p][p]Thank you for your interest and support. It will make a significant difference in the lives of the young people of Utange.[/p]
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2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

22 Apr 2018


Utange Orphans Charity

Utange Orphans Charity



Ian Mundy

Good luck in the Marathon Jenny. I ran in the Edinburgh Marathon for Utange Orphans Charity last year so understand just how hard the training is (the race itself comes as a bit of a relief in comparison!). I hope it goes well and you hit your target

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid



Good luck with this. I am a supporter of the Utange project anyway but thought I would give a small donation to you too as training for and running the marathon for this great cause deserves a bit of encouragement.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid


Caroline King

When will you get bored of this??

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid


Pat the Charity Champ

The contents of Pat's charity tin for 2017 .... Pat, Lisa and I have decided we like the idea of funding your run to the tune of a-pound-a-mile ... xx



Jo Smythe

For the koala. No rush, I won’t see the recipient until 3 rd Jan x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Mira Tysoe

Trust that the training goes well. I'll be routing for you on the day.




For my teddy and Nette's teddy.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid



For the wee koala




Best of luck with the marathon and more importantly with the fund raising. See you Monday for a training run.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid


Jo Smythe

4.50 for the Westie and 20 just because. In awe of you doing the marathon again! Best of luck xx

£24.50 plus £6.13 Gift Aid