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Beverley and Ian McArdle

Running Brighton Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]"I'll never run a marathon!" Exactly what both Ian and I always said! However this year Brighton Food bank, a department of Brighton and Hove City Mission, have been looking for people to run on their behalf and we thought "Why Not?"[/p][p]Ian has done some running over the years but I have never been very sporty. In 2014 our daughter invited us to join her at park run, Ian loved it, I dragged myself over the line and said "Never again!" However in December 2016 I decided to give it another go (after I was told I was pre-diabetic). Since then I haven't looked back. Ian had begun to run 10ks and half marathons. I tackled my first 10k in September 2017. I then ran my first half marathon (along with Ian) on our 34th wedding anniversary in Feb 2018.[/p][p]Each half marathon is really hard work so we said we didn't want to run a longer distance. However Brighton Foodbank do such a amazing job meeting the needs of people who are at a point of crisis in their lives. We are getting out of our comfort zone and training for the Brighton Marathon. Please support us and the work of the food bank.[/p][p][br][/p]
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Share Beverley and Ian's story


Feb 10, 2020

Sam Croucher

Well done Beverley, your story is so inspiring - gives me hope!

Feb 7, 2020

Wendy Mike Clio

A great challenge for you both for which we are really proud of you both and inspired by you both . Love Wendy, Mike & Clio xxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid