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John Armstrong

John Armstrong

John Armstrong - Marathon Tortoise


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

My story

This year, to raise money for the Macular Society, I'm running the London Marathon dressed as a tortoise. Not just any tortoise either. I'm running as Tommy the Tortoise, my running club Mornington Chaser's mascot and, so I'm told, former club champion (1984-1986).[p]My mum, Gill, unfortunately has macular degeneration. Its a progressive eye disease that leads, eventually, to blindness.[/p][p]Macular degeneration research is at the cutting edge of stem cell technology and they are currently trialling stem cell treatments for certain forms of the disease. They can't yet treat the form that affects Gill, but the rate at which they are making progress is astonishing.[/p][p]Thank you for your support and your donations![/p][p]John, Gill and Tommy[/p][p][lt]img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-iUcpMoZWDBc/VvqjZA_O6nI/AAAAAAAAAIw/CFI2uINhcxg1XEZjDD1WS_aItzhcJJACwCCo/s791-Ic42/tommyjohn.jpg" alt="Comparison" width="300" height="232" /[gt][/p]

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May 31, 2016

Mornington Chasers

Well done John


May 27, 2016


Have you finished the race yet?


plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2016

Kate Shuttleworth

Well done John a very good cause from Kate and Mick (friends of Gill!) x


plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2016

Amy H & Dave the penguin

Well done John - see you and the tortoise back at the club soon


plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2016

Mairead, Steve and Cillian

Top work!


plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2016

K. Serlin - friend of Gill

Well done


Apr 25, 2016


John is Gebrselassie + Wolf from Gladiator rolled into one


Apr 25, 2016




plus £32.00 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2016


Well done Tommy!


Apr 25, 2016


Well done John!


plus £7.50 Gift Aid

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