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Thomas Lerner

Tom's running the 2015 London Marathon!!

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Target £0.00

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Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi![/p][p][/p][p]Please sponsor me to run the 2015 London Marathon. I want to raise as much money as I can to fund the vital research needed to find cures and treatments for blood cancers.[/p][p]I could barely run 5 Kms when I started my training in October, so this is a huge challenge for me! And I only have short legs![/p][p][/p][p][/p][p][b][span=text-decoration: underline;]WHY AM I DOING THIS?[/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=text-decoration: underline;][lt]br /[gt][/span][/b][/p][p]As many of you will know, my younger brother Josh was diagnosed with Stage IVB Hodgkin's lymphoma about a year ago. He was very ill; it was a huge shock to everyone![/p][p]A year or so of intense chemotherapy later, and Josh is on the brink of getting the all clear.* He is doing great. That he is still alive today is in large part thanks to the incredible research going on to find treatments and cures for all types of blood cancers, supported by charities such as the amazing Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.[/p][p]*UPDATE: Nov '14: Unfortunately we have just found out that Josh will be resuming his chemotherapy immediately as the lymphoma is still there. Extra inspiration to run for me and even more reason to donate for you![/p][p]You can read Josh's blog here:  [url=http://www.joshualerner.co.uk]http://www.joshualerner.co.uk[/url][/p][p][/p][p]Please dig deep - I will be at mile 25!! [/p][p]Thanks very much[/p][p]Tom Lerner[/p][p][/p][p]P.S. Please follow my Twitter tom_marathon (see the widget below) to send me tweets of encouragement to force me to go and run during the cold winter months![/p]

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Supporters

Jun 2, 2015

Andy & Mel Mercer

Great stuff Tom - amazing! love from the Mercers

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 28, 2015

Keith

Tom, Sorry I've been so long doing this - I list the email link. I hope you're still receiving money.

£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid

May 7, 2015

Helen Parmiter

From Helen Parmiter who sent cash via Josh.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 3, 2015

Auntie Jan

Great stuff Tom .xjan

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 1, 2015

JoDee xxx

Well Done Tom, another milestone, one of many you have acheived. This is another Great Cause worth putting your name to,

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 1, 2015

Heather

Well done Thomas!!! Love from Heater & Angelo

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2015

Anonymous

This is from Darren, Bridget, Little Joycie and Yvonne

£50.00

Apr 30, 2015

Anonymous

From kind people in the Village Pub, Orford Road, E17: Rowan Mcintyre, Scouser Jim, Ben Williams, Shaun Bunting, Matthew Eyles, Eustachio DiPaula, Gareth, Luke, Pete Armstrong, John Chambers & Matty Todd.

£235.00 plus £58.75 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2015

Howard & Amanda Lewis

Well Done Tom.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2015

Richard C

Well done mate!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid