Our site needs cookies

We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.

Profile

MJ Higgins

Great South Run

Challenge complete

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

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]As most of you know we were blessed with beautiful twin boys back in 2001. Sadly things started to go wrong when I was 20 weeks pregnant but with the support of my obstetrician we managed to hold on til 29 weeks when our boys were born and looked after in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. [/p][p]Sadly despite a really strong fight our darling Samuel passed away after 21 days. Joe fought on and had a rough 12 months but has grown to a fine young man who makes us proud everyday!!! [/p][p]As their 18th birthday approached I felt I had to do something to honour our Samuel. As luck would have it a few amazing individuals at my school decided to run the Great South Run around this time... fate I thought!!![/p][p]So, on Samuel’s 18th Anniversary training started...I can’t tell you how hard that first run was but hey I persevered. This morning I managed 10 miles and now I believe I might just make it round 😆. [/p][p]In memory of Samuel I would like to raise as much as I can for BLISS - an amazing charity for babies born prematurely or poorly and cared for in intensive care units. If you can donate anything at all I would really appreciate.[/p][p]Thank you 💙[/p]
Great South Run image 1

Share MJ's story

Other ways to support MJ's fundraising effort

Turn your unwanted stuff into donations

together withziffit.com logo

Earn free donations when you shop

together withkindred logo

Event

Charity

Supporters

Oct 31, 2019

Jess and Brian

From Jess and Brian

£50.00

Oct 27, 2019

Anonymous

Well done xx

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2019

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2019

Laura

Well done lovely lady xx

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2019

Daisy

Good luck Mrs Skingley.... You can do it !

Oct 20, 2019

Sabine

Run MJ run!

Oct 20, 2019

Dom Roberts

Well done MJ!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2019

Libby

Good luck lovely xxx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 19, 2019

Ian Shearer

Yo go 4 it sweetie, we all love you!!! xXxXxXx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 19, 2019

Dawn

Super proud of you mate (still cant get my head around you doing this lol ) see you tom with our big cheers xxxx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid