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Joe Wood

My Year of Running....

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

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My story

[p]Hi, thanks for you support in visiting my page.[/p][p]Running has been a big part of my life and something that I've used to help me, not only in just keeping fit but also giving me the mental strength to overcome challenges in life.[/p][p]I now feel ready to try make a difference and do what I can to help two charities I feel close to. [/p][p]I'm raising money for both Cancer Reseach and the British Lung foundation, two charities that need our help in their ongoing fight to help those in need and those freinds and family that are affected.[/p][p]Myself and Vicky both lost our Mums in recent years and despite their strength of character and love for life, were sadly taken away from us.[/p][p]It's with them in my heart that I've chosen to set myself this challenge and run in their honour and for all those who have been affected in life by either Cancer or Respiratory Illness.[/p][p]Over the next year starting on [b]Wednesday the 6th December[/b] I plan to take part in a competitive run every month, running a combination of either a 10k, Half Marathon or Marathon and of course all the training in between.[/p][p]See below a full list of the runs that I’ve done and signed up for:[/p][p][b]Chase the Moon – Olympic Park 10k,[/b] Wednesday December 6, 2017 [b]Chase the Moon – Olympic Park 10k[/b], Wednesday January 10, 2018 [b]Royal Park Run – Hyde Park 10k[/b], Sunday January 28, 2018 [b]Hampton Court Half Marathon[/b] – Sunday, March18, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Olympic Park 10k[/b], Wednesday April 11, 2018 [b]Brighton Marathon[/b] - Sunday 15 April, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Hyde Park[/b] [b]10k[/b], Wednesday April 25, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Olympic Park 10k[/b], Wednesday May 9, 2018 [b]Hackney Half Marathon[/b] - Sunday May 20, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Hyde Park 10k[/b], Wednesday June 6, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Victoria Park 10k[/b], Wednesday June 20, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Clapham Common 10k[/b], Wednesday July 4, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Hyde Park 10k[/b], Wednesday July 25, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Olympic Park 10k[/b], Wednesday August 8, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun – Brixton[/b] [b]10k[/b], Wednesday August 22, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Olympic Park[/b] [b]10k[/b], Wednesday September 12, 2018 [b]Richmond Marathon[/b] - Sunday 16 September, 2018 [b]Ealing Half Marathon[/b] - Sunday 30 September, 2018 [b]Chase the Sun - Olympic Park 10k[/b] October 10, 2018 [b]Royal Parks Half Marathon[/b] - Sunday 14 October, 2018[/p][p]and finally....[/p][p][b]Chase the Moon - Olympic Park[/b] [b]10k[/b] Wednesday December 12, 2018[/p][p]In addition I'm going to do a fair bit of walking and on [b]Saturday 22nd September 2018[/b] I'll be taking part in [b]Shine London [/b]with my sister Teresa to raise awareness for Cancer Reseasrch and be part of something together.[/p][p][url=http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/find-an-event/charity-walks/shine-night-walk/london]http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/find-an-event/charity-walks/shine-night-walk/london[/url][/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities.[/p][p]Virgin Money Giving is a non profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][p]You can also follow my progress as I try to keep a diary of my running events and training over the next year on instagram:[/p][p][url=https://www.instagram.com/majorwoody1976/][b]https://www.instagram.com/majorwoody1976/[/b][/url][/p][p]Thanks again and [b]Keep on running!!![/b][/p][p]Joe[/p][p][br][/p]
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Mar 20, 2019


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jan 10, 2019

Carol ABC Imading

Well Done Joe

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jan 10, 2019


Keep on running and dancing!!!!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jan 8, 2019




Jan 2, 2019

Andrew Dobson

Fantastic achievement and for really great causes. I think you deserve a rest now!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Dec 31, 2018

Major Woody

Self belief... know you can do it, believe you can do it, and with a little hard work you can!!!!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 30, 2018


I am in awe of you and the things you have achieved this year . All for a good cause that is so dear to my heart . Keep on running.


Dec 30, 2018

Teresa Maria Wood

Well done Big Bro Joe. A huge achievement! Immensely proud of you, as I know Mum would be too. Lots of love, your little Sis Tess x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Dec 22, 2018


It’s been inspiring following your progress this year Joe- an incredible effort.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Dec 15, 2018


Congratulations Joe! Max, Iona & Jago xx