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Michael Smith

Chelmsford Marathon & Brighton Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Chelmsford Marthon 20th October 2019 I finished in 4 hours 19 minutes! [/p][p]Brighton Marathon 19th April 2020 I will now be going sub 4 hours![/p][p]A few years ago I tried to take my own life as I was unhappy with how I looked and was being treated and not being able to see my daughters. [/p][p]I haven’t been able to see my daughters again this time for over a year and because of this, some of my family I don’t speak to anymore because of the negativity. [/p][p]Yes it’s been a tough year but I wouldn’t let myself go back to those dark days again and am happiest in myself I have ever been! I am so much more confident aswell! [/p][p]This last year I have run the London Marathon which was my dream, I have turned 30, been to Las Vegas.[/p][p]Gained so many friends which I can easily call family ❤[/p][p]I take pride in helping other people with their mental health, I don’t gain anything from it myself but to see someone grow in confidence and self-belief especially as where I have come from. [/p][p]Every little donation helps save a life and helps find themselves again.[/p][p]Love for everyone xxxxxxxxxx[/p]
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Nov 30, 2019

Joanne Dennis

Well done MJ a great run and great sportsmanship 💙

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 28, 2019

Chris moir

Good luck with the Brighton marathon! Might see you there 💪

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 14, 2019


If you win this I will be seriously impressed!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 14, 2019


Michael - sorry but Ellie’s gonna get you!! Good luck and sorry I can’t come and watch. Matching my earlier donation so I’ve given ya both the same. Got get it!! (PS run soon?) xxx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Nov 14, 2019

Patrick Lyster-Todd

All good luck from Haig Housing.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2019


Smashed it!! 💙

Sep 24, 2019



Sep 14, 2019

Katherine Holdstock

You are brilliant! Good luck for Chelmsford and see you at Brighton. Can’t wait to get some training runs in with you. Katherine x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 13, 2019

Gemma Barnes

Oooo, I get to be the first to donate....yay. You are an absolutely amazing young man that I am so glad to have the pleasure of knowing. You'll be ace as always xxx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid