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Mandy Ingram

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My story

<p><strong>Post run update</strong>:</p> <p><em>I managed to complete the course in 1 hour, 59 mins and 21 seconds according to my official timing chip &ndash; so just scraping in at under 2 hours which I am very happy about.&nbsp; My position was 4370 in a field of around 9,000 runners &ndash; so just about into the top 50% - not too shabby for someone who couldn&rsquo;t run at all earlier this year.</em></p> <p><em>Thanks again to everyone for sponsoring me.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Hi, 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> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Having only just started running earlier this year, I will be running the Bristol Half Marathon on 11 Sep 2011!&nbsp; This is quite a big deal for me - after 30+ years of total couch potato behaviour, to run 13 miles is quite a challenge.</p> <p>I will be running for Oxfam - I'm sure everyone is aware of the work they do - to find out more, click on the link to the left.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Please donate if you can&nbsp; - and gift aid it!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>For added excitement - I will be having a sweepstake on my finishing time - prize to be decided, but I will be funding it myself so its not going to be big value - just a bit of fun.&nbsp; Entry is &pound;2 per time - you can enter as many times as you like.&nbsp; Its going to be a sweepstake so times pulled out of hat - no skill or prior knowledge of my current pace required!&nbsp; The winner will be the person who picks the time closest (under or over) to my actual finishing time (each time is in 15 second blocks).&nbsp; I appreciate that in the event, this may not be quite as simple as I hope, and I&rsquo;ve not quite figured out the precise details yet so if there is any confusion, the judge&rsquo;s (ie me) decision is final etc etc.&nbsp; Bear in mind that the prize is probably not going to be worth arguing about anyway &ndash; it&rsquo;s just a bit of fun!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>If you'd like to take part please get in touch - if you are likely to see me you can draw times in person - otherwise I can pick a time on your behalf - pay your entry via the&nbsp;virginmoneygiving page.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Wish me luck!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Mandy</p>

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Sep 11, 2011

James & Louise

Good luck Mandy, looks like you've got a nice day for it!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Sep 10, 2011

Vicky Jones

Good luck Mandy! Hope you enjoy it and see you in the afternoon - why is it never an away game after the half?..

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Sep 8, 2011

Dominic

Good luck Mandy, hope the weather holds for you! :D

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2011

Janet & Stu

Best of Luck!

£26.00 plus £6.50 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2011

Alison P

Good luck Mandy!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 1, 2011

Tiff

Good luck Mandy! Hope the run goes well and you celebrate your achievement afterwards :-)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 31, 2011

Jo D

I shall think of you from my 40+ couch!

£10.00

Aug 31, 2011

Daz

good luck, pick me 5 times, anything under 1 hour would be good.... tee hee

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 31, 2011

hibster

keep on running! good luck

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Aug 30, 2011

Mr PH

Watch out for the blisters

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid