Tom May

Tom May

Running the London Loop


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]It's been over two years since I sat on a Watt Bike for 24 Hours, it's time to do something else and this time I may well have bitten off more than I can chew....[/p][p]Over the past couple of years, much has happened including my Mum getting lung cancer which she'll not ever be able to get rid of and my old mate Doddie Weir having been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. More recently former Rugby League great Rob Burrow who played for Leeds Rhinos has been diagnosed with MND. Something needs to be done to try and find a cure for both cancer and MND - surely in this day and age there's something? Both are horrible to deal with. Cancer is curable in many cases. MND isn't. I want to do my bit to help raise funds for cancer and MND so I came up with this.....[/p][p]I have decided to run the London Loop which is a pathway that runs all the way around London, inside the M25. It's 150 miles long or 240 kilometres for those of you not knowing that 150 is a long way! I have broken the run down as I clearly don't have the capability of doing it all in one go. I am basically going to run a marathon, each day, for 6 days. Given that as of today, the 13th January, I have only run a half marathon and that was two days ago, I might be up against it. Plus my legs are about an inch long which means double the work and I'm still weighing similar to what I did during my playing days, above 93kg.[/p][p]I have set a target of £10,000 to raise for this trip but I am hoping your generosity will get me past that, way past that. I am going to split the funds between the Teenage Cancer Trust and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation from where half of those funds will be forwarded on to Rob Burrow to further the MND cause.[/p][p]Please do what you can, it's hugely appreciated and will help motivate me round the route I have set. I would LOVE to be joined by some of you on the routes I have planned. Head to my Strava page and have a look at them . The last day is March 7th which is the day England play Wales at Twickenham. Maybe join me from Kingston Bridge to Twickenham Stadium which is an additional few miles.....[/p]

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May 18, 2020

Ryan Harris


plus £45.00 Gift Aid

Apr 5, 2020

Tom Oakes


plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 1, 2020


Well done Buddy, we have not met but I have just read on IG your remarkable achievement & the great causes you did it for. Just wanted to make a small contribution. Nice one Tom... Best Richard


plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 30, 2020



plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Mar 29, 2020

Eric dickinson

Leicester tigers signed shirt


plus £56.25 Gift Aid

Mar 25, 2020

Phil James


Mar 24, 2020

Rory Burns

Mar 14, 2020

John Hemmings

Well done Tom, sterling effort but spare a thought for your dad he said that he was absolutely knackered by the end of it. Poor old sod anybody would that he was running with you!!


Mar 13, 2020

Chris hooper

Exeter rugby shirt - Chris hooper


plus £63.75 Gift Aid

Mar 13, 2020

Chris hooper

Bath rugby shirt - Chris hooper


plus £43.75 Gift Aid

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