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Tallulah Young

Take 2 - Tallulah vs. 26.2 Miles

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][i]Unfortunately a back injury prevented me from running in the 2018 marathon as originally planned. I raised £1,909.57 from 34 incredible sponsors last year, which has been deferred by BTBS to add to my donations for this year. [/i][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]In April (if everything goes according to plan this time..!) I am running the 2019 London Marathon for BTBS, a great charity close to my heart. Growing up with a publisher for a dad and an author for a mum, the book trade has always been a big part of my existence. [/b] [/p][p][b]This will be my first marathon, following in the steps of my dad, brother and sister-in-law, who have run seven marathons between them. I will be balancing running with studies for my history degree at the University of Cambridge.[/b][/p][p][b]If you can, please donate to this excellent cause. It will help to inspire me when primary sources on the Henrician Reformation just ain't enough to get a girl up and out on a freezing Feb morning. [/b] [/p][p][b]Lots of love. xxx[/b][/p][p][i]The Book Trade Charity (BTBS), established 1837, is the trade’s own welfare charity, offering help to anyone who has worked in the trade (employed, self-employed or freelance) in a range of roles across publishing, distribution and bookselling and who has a problem, whether personal, financial or health related. The Charity offers direct financial assistance to individuals in need through its Grants programme, giving over one hundred and sixty thousand pounds in 2016 and subsidised housing for some forty people at Kings Langley in Hertfordshire and thirty people at Whetstone in London. We have recently launched new initiatives to support young people entering the trade and undertaking internships. BTBS helps around 200 people a year, in circumstances which include disability, long-term illness, redundancy, debt including rent arrears, poverty, carer situations.[/i][/p]

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Apr 30, 2019

Catherine Lightfoot

Apr 29, 2019

Max Brennan

Great hustle

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Alexandra Hurley

Amazing! Well done Tallulah x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019



Apr 28, 2019

Alice Livingstone

You did it! I’m so proud I could burst! We love you!! Al and Louis xx


Apr 28, 2019

The Leaverd

Well done on completing your first Marathon.


Apr 28, 2019

The Barkers

We are so impressed. Well done on completing the marathon Tallulah - a fabulous achievement xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019


Proud of you doing this sis. Hope you manage to enjoy it!

£80.00 plus £20.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Suzanne Collier

Good luck! It is a great charity you're running for.

Mar 28, 2019

tom catton

good luck Tallulah and hope to see you and the rest of the team at the race start if not during! I will be at the back !!tom

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid