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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) The challenge will begin on the 25th October 2018! [/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

07-Nov-2018

Anonymous

Congratulations. A fantastic achievement. Gail x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

05-Nov-2018

Barbarella

Well done, I still think you’re mad!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

02-Nov-2018

Arselicker and family

Well done rachel

£25.00

01-Nov-2018

Dont Call Me Shurley and Deisel Dyke

Forca! On, ON!

£50.00

01-Nov-2018

Daddy and Claire

Well done lass xx

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

31-Oct-2018

Laura Taylor

You’re amazing! 😘

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

30-Oct-2018

Beatty Earl

So proud of you. Well done See you soon

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

30-Oct-2018

Barbara and Chris

Great achievement Rachel for an excellent cause. Your mum would be so proud.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

30-Oct-2018

Bob and Mary Hamer

Well done Rachel. You smashed it ! Loved the daily updates on fb, it really made us feel part of it. We hope to run with you again soon on AH3. Best wishes to you, from Mary ( Spex) and Bob (Loud&Tasteless)

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

30-Oct-2018

Jack Diaz

Amazing Achievement Rachel. Well done Trevor and Vicki xx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid