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Sarah Scowen

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Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hello.[/p][p]Earlier this year my wonderful father was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. We had no idea at the time what this really meant for him and indeed us as a family. He has been quite poorly and spent some time in the London Chest hospital being looked at and examined. At present there is no cure for this disease and so will inevitably get worse over time. It affects every person differently, so far my dad Has limited use of his left hand and arm, is a bit wobbly on his legs and relys on a non invasive ventilator for most of the day and all night to aid his breathing as his diaphragm no longer works. Other than that he is still my dad, bright, bubbly, always making jokes and enjoying life. Most people that know me will know I'm not a brilliant runner but when I applied for this I told my dad that just as he has a big struggle and journey ahead so do I. We will try and overcome these mountains as we approach them and I intend on keeping him involved in my training the whole way along. The MND association have been brilliant. They have given us the information that we have needed to live a semi normal life and to adapt what our 'normal' was to something that can now be normal for my dad. Our day to day lives have changed dramatically and the MND are with us every step of the way. If you would like to donate to the MND please do via this page. I am not intending on running a brilliantly good timed marathon but by god I will get round that 26.2 miles even if I crawl! Thank you to all our family and close friends who have been a pillar of strength to mum and dad over the last few months, we all really appreciate it and could not have survived without all your love. As my dad is always telling me PMA- positive mental attitude, both me and him will be adopting this mind set to face our individual challenges. Love you daddy xxxxxxxxx[/p]

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Supporters

May 12, 2014

Liz K

Topping your grand total over the next hundred. A tremendous well done to you and all your supporters. Hi to Sophie. Best Wishes and from Liz K.

£45.00 plus £11.25 Gift Aid

May 1, 2014

Jill Snelling

Sarah, well done for getting round. John would be so proud.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 26, 2014

John & Carol Riley

In memory of your father John, who was a gentleman, good and just and the world is the poorer for his passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2014

Darren Cassidy

In memory of your dad. Very well done on the marathon. Love to all the family, Darren and Sam x x x

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2014

Lucy Webb

Well done on the marathon and have been thinking of you xxx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2014

Anonymous

Well done Sarah

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 16, 2014

Deb and Mark Foster

In memory of your lovely Dad. Well done Sarah.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 16, 2014

Ruth Lattimore

Congrats on raising so much money. I know John would have been so proud of you. I'm going to miss him dearly.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 16, 2014

Lou Shuttleworth

Well done... and sorry this is late. xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 16, 2014

Juliet Redden

What an amazing amazing achievement - and very inspiring. thinking of you all lots. Love Juliet x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid