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Olivia Burgon

London Marathon 2020

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My story

[p]Every year, 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem. [/p][p][br][/p][p]I have struggled with my mental health at times and I think it’s so important to support the hundreds of thousands of people struggling every day. Mind is an incredible charity that is a direct helpline for those in need of support. [/p][p][br][/p][p]The Icarus Trust is a charity where I volunteer as a ‘family friend’ to provide support to those suffering from addiction or obsessive behaviours, and to families who are affected by the addiction of a loved one, whether that’s alcohol, gambling, eating disorders or something else entirely. I have seen first hand the work that this charity has done for many family friends and it’s a cause very close to my heart. [/p][p][br][/p][p]With this in mind, on 26th April 2020 I will be tackling my most grueling challenge to date and intend to run the London Marathon – much to the astonishment of my family! Many of my friends will already know that I am not the most keen runner of the bunch, so to say this is a challenge would be the understatement of the year![/p][p][br][/p][p]So here’s to training from couch to marathon, and what better way to do it than by raising money for great charities along the way! [/p][p][br][/p][p]Please find it in your heart and (in sympathy for my legs) sling a fiver in my direction and help support all those who struggle every day in silence. It’s time to start talking! [/p][p][br][/p][p]In memory of Hamish Hardie.[/p]

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Mar 6, 2020

Mark McLean

Good luck with this amazing challenge!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Mar 4, 2020

Catherine Potter

Well done for doing this. We are friends of Hamish's parents and have felt their pain. Cathy and Pip

Mar 4, 2020


Go for it Libby!! Good luck and lots of love Irene & Bruce Scott

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 4, 2020

Mark Wheatley

Great cause and good luck

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Mar 2, 2020

David and Sue Pearce

Well done Livi, we admire your intrepid determination in Hamish's memory.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 1, 2020

Peasenhall Rigbys

Fantastic effort Livi, really impressive! Go like the wind and hope it’s weirdly enjoyable. Love Aara, Simon, Kit & Ash

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 29, 2020

Nick and Emma Hardie

Best of luck Olivia for doing this on Hamish's behalf

£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid

Feb 29, 2020


Good luck gorgeous and thank you Cx

£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid

Feb 29, 2020

Jonathan - Hamishs uncle

Good to know someone is doing this partly in Hamish's memory


Feb 29, 2020

Catriona and Ian Armfield

Very good luck for your run Livi, fantastic cause to run for.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid