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Russell Goodenough

Prudential Ride London 2019

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Some of you know that I came a cropper trying to complete Ride London (a 100 mile cycle ride along the Olympic course) a few years ago.[/p][p]I ended up shattering my humerus in 3 places, 2 months off work, and left with a load of titanium screws in my shoulder. I was also – perhaps understandably – put off cycling a bit. Honestly, as I came off, I thought I’d had it…[/p][p]I really wanted to complete the ride someday, but have been terrified by the prospect. [/p][p]I’ve kept quiet about it, because I was worried I’d lose my nerve at the last minute, but yesterday I did finish Ride London, albeit very slowly and carefully. I’m calling it my own little example of mental resilience…[/p][p]I didn’t ask for any sponsorship before the ride in case I let my donors down by pulling out at the last minute. So I’m going to do it in reverse order. A curious case of asking for sponsorship after the event...[/p][p]If you’d be kind enough to support the mental health charity that I work for in my spare time – my local branch of Mind – I’d be really appreciative.[/p][p]Let’s call it: trying to raise money by addressing “unfinished business”: [/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

09 Aug 2019

Supporters

Aug 22, 2019

Richard Schuchardt

Well done Russell on conquering the fear, and personal battle. Great achievement, and worthy cause.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 22, 2019

Mark C

Well done Russell on completing the race!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 19, 2019

Andy Nelson

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Aug 15, 2019

Bethan

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 13, 2019

Anonymous

Well done Russell!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 12, 2019

Steven Andrews

Well done!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 12, 2019

Gina G

Very inspiring - well done for conquering those demons.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 8, 2019

Mark Norman

An inspiring story - well done. Great choice of charity.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 7, 2019

Michael H

As Mandela once said "The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear". Congrats Russell!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2019

Claire

Well done Russell, huge achievement to overcome fears, crack on and put them behind you :-)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid