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Rachel Bowker

Running the distance of 5 Marathons in 5 Days

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]My mum, Julie Pickles, was diagnosed with ocularmelanoma, a rare form of eye cancer, in 2014. The cancer spread to her liver and she sadly died in September 2016, aged 61. [/p][p]I want to raise funds for our local Cancer Support Charity - Bosom Friends. They are in the final stages of completing a new Cancer Support Centre in Barnoldswick. The centre will be used for Cancer Support Meetings and Social Meetings and will have Holistic Therapy Rooms. This is a much needed resource for our local area. Bosom Friends offer practical, financial and emotional support. THE CHARITY IS RUN SOLELY THROUGH VOLUNTEERS. They are truly amazing! [/p][p]My intention is to run the 220km EcoVia route across the Algarve. The route spans the width of Portugal from the most westerly point of mainland Europe to the Spanish border. I intend to run the route over 5 consecutive days. This is the equivalent average distance of at least full marathon a day! (The furthest I have run up to this point is a half marathon)[/p][p]I will update this page regularly with my progress in training - the good, the bad and the ugly. [/p][p]If you choose to donate and Bosom Friends has been there for you, your family or friends, would you please comment (if you don't want to comment please just put a love heart) this will help my friends from farther a field understand why Bosom Friends is so important to our community. [/p][p]Thank you x[/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

25 Oct 2018

Charity

Barnoldswick And Earby Bosom Friends

Barnoldswick And Earby Bosom Friends

Supporters

14-Jun-2018

CNAT

I lost my Papa to Cancer 6 years ago this week Rachel, so know what a worthy cause you are running for. I'll be with you in spirit all the way. You are an inspiration. Go Girl! Xx

£15.00

14-Jun-2018

Anonymous

£20.00

14-Jun-2018

Nigel

Proud of you!

£100.00

14-Jun-2018

Emma Ayling

Good Luck Rachel, you will be amazing i am sure! Xxx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

13-Jun-2018

Jenny

Good luck Rachel xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

13-Jun-2018

Carolyn

Go girl !!!!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

13-Jun-2018

POWERGOAT

£15.00