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Alan Carter

Alan Carter's Half Marathon Challenge

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][b][span=color: #993366;]Hi, thanks for visiting my page.[/span][/b][/p][p][/p][lt]p style="text-align: center;"[gt][b][span=color: #993366;][b][lt]span style="text-decoration: underline;"[gt]GOOD NEWS I FINSHED - AND SURVIVED! [/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;][lt]br /[gt][/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;]The half marathon was a significant challenge for me as I am now over 70 years old.  The photo was taken about half way through the run - I did not look that good near the finish! [/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;]I finished in just under 2 hours 10 minutes - not bad but I was still beaten by 5 other runners over 70 years of age!  (I must try harder!) [/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;]**Post race sponsorship is VERY WELCOME **[/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;]I am raising money to provide some equipment for workshops that have been set up by Iranian Refugees in Albania.  These refugees are VERY SPECIAL PEOPLE who have been relocated from camps in Iraq where they had tirelessly campaigned for a FREE DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT in IRAN - to replace the murderous theocratic regime that is oppressing the people there and fermenting war in the Middle East. [/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;]Many of the refugees died in Iraq as a consequence of attacks by fundametalist supporters of the Iranian Theocracy. [/span][/b][/p][p][b][span=color: #993366;]The workshops thet have established help with the construction of accommodation and facilities so that they can live independently and continue their struggle to create s free democratic Iran - thus making a major contribution to peace in the region.[/span][/b][/p][p][span=color: #0000ff;]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/span][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

03 Sep 2017


Sep 9, 2017

Roger Oakes

Friend of Kenny Wong. Well done

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 9, 2017


You did it! http://uksp.photoshelter.com/image?_bqG=0&_bqH=eJyLKMwJNMwNLy8OMzEoKTZO8gqPyggJcU6PKim2Mja1MjWwMjQAAivPeJdgZ1tjIxNzNTAz3tHPxbYEyA4Ndg2K93SxDQUpS_Qt8izOyohICgxVi3d0DrEtLS4KTk0sSs5QcwYpcgYpKk2KcPcv9jPzyfIFAHyiJkk-I_IDI0000QnwWsKTjnuk

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 1, 2017

Ron and Jean

Hope you make it Ron and Jean

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 1, 2017


Hi Alan, The best of luck on Sunday

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Aug 31, 2017

Liz for Freedom

Well done Alan taking powerful action in support of such a worthy cause!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 30, 2017

Daughter person

Did it straight away for once so I wouldn't forget! A very important cause, lots of love XxX

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 30, 2017


I hope it goes well !

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid