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Kevin Shepherd

Kevin Shepherd's fundraising page

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi, [/p][p]Many of you will know I had to give up playing football at the age of 21 due to a patella dislocation. And then in 2003 I broke my other leg and dislocated that knee (on top of the full break, that hurt!!) at karate leaving me with 2 screws in my femur under my kneecap. [/p][p]I have always stated that I don't run. My knees stopped me playing football and getting to karate black belt (my kicks were rubbish). Golf seemed to be the only sport I could play. [/p][p]But then Lisa joined Redway Runners in MK. After much arm twisting I signed up for MK Parkrun in October 2016 and really enjoyed the 5km run. I took it easy for a while fearing my knees. [/p][p]Me being me and super competitive I couldn't leave it at 5km could I!?!? What could I do in my 50th year?? So I signed up for MK half marathon in March 2017 and omg MK Marathon in May 2017. First half and full I did in 1hr51 and 4hr08 respectively. Considering I pulled my Achilles in the half and that slowed my marathon training I am absolutely over the moon with both times. Very proud of myself.[/p][p]So...... I'm 50 years old, not getting younger and I have always wanted to take part in the London Marathon. I also want to do something for the local community. [/p][p]I have visited MK SNAP. [b]MK Special Needs Advancement Project[/b]. It was a humbling visit. I loved it there. Friendly, supportive, loving and caring. They have a learning centre in Walnut Tree in MK and it is brilliant. Funding is so important. It costs £58 for a learner to attend for 1 day. To be representing the charity and the learners is a real honour for me. I will do my utmost best for them. I want to work with a local charity so I can see the difference I am making.[/p][p]Thanks for visiting my page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for 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]

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Personal Challenge Date

22 Apr 2018


Milton Keynes Special Needs Advancement Project (MK Snap)

Milton Keynes Special Needs Advancement Project (MK Snap)



Bernie, Carolyn and Paul

Donation from Bernie, Carolyn and Paul at Mk dons. Thank you so much.




Well done you x




Well some Kev - great effort for an old geezer!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Second Favourite Son

Well done for not pooing yourself paps x




Fantastic work Kevin, well done!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid



Well done dad! xx

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid


Ian Dixon

Fantastic effort Kevin, very well done.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Jess cavey

Good luck Kevin!! Xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Mum Dad



Gareth Bateman

Good Luck!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid