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Rachael Blaney


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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Welcome to the [span=color: #0000ff;][b]TEAM BLANEY[/b] [/span]fundraising page for [span=color: #ca11ed;][b][lt]span style="color: #9f0ef0;"[gt]Cancer Research UK![/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/p][p][span=color: #ca11ed;][b][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt]As we enter August, we are STILL collecting money for our London Marathon 2017 effort. Thank you SO much to everyone who continues to support us. We have re-activated our page but will close this in a few weeks time. We have smashed our target out of the water and now sit comfortably at £5,000 for Cancer Research UK in memory of our Daddy, Ged Blaney. I will leave all of the text below as it makes a great memory to read through![/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/p][p][span=color: #ca11ed;][b][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt]Love to all. Thank you so much.[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/p][p][span=color: #ca11ed;][b][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt]Rachael and Luke x X x[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/p][p][span=color: #ca11ed;][b][/b][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt] [/span][lt]/span[gt][/p][p]In 5 days time, Luke and I will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon. 26.2 miles of blood, sweat and tears (of happiness, we hope!) This will be my third London Marathon and Luke's first, at the grand old age of 18![/p][p]We got the call up to run the London Marathon on 20th January 2017, which has given us exactly[b] [span=color: #ff6600;]93 days[/span] [span=color: #ff6600;]to prepare[/span] [/b]for the race. We have clocked over 200 miles between us and are looking forward to giving it our best shot on April 23rd![/p][lt]h1 style="text-align: center;"[gt][span=color: #ff00ff;]WE HAVE A NEW TARGET!! LETS GET TO £3,500!!!![/span][lt]/h1[gt][p]We are running the London Marathon in memory of our amazing Dad, [b][span=color: #3366ff;]Ged Blaney[/span][/b] who died on 24th March 2015. Dad was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer in 2013 and spent 2 years enduring regular hospital trips, long chemotherapy sessions, tests and results coupled with many ups and downs. Dad was a very strong character and he didn't go down without a fight. He even set up a support group called [span=color: #339966;][b]'STRONGER TOGETHER'[/b] [/span]for his work colleagues, giving them a platform to speak openly about illness and to seek support where necessary. Our family had the pleasure of joining one of the meetings in early April 2017, to gain more of an understanding as to how the group is helping the community. [/p][p][span=color: #0000ff;][b][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt]We are so proud of him and those who continue to support his legacy :) [/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/p][p]Luke and I would like to raise money for [b][span=color: #a423db;]Cancer Research UK[/span][/b] because quite simply, no one should face this beast alone. We want this money to help find a cure, to prolong the life of those who have cancer and to support families who are going through a similar journey.  [/p][p]Please check out our blog below!!! Thank you SO much for your support. [/p][p]BLOG LINK: https://teamblaney.wordpress.com/ [/p][p] [/p]

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Aug 8, 2017

Phil McCormick

Well done Luke Rachael


Aug 3, 2017


Well done Team Blaney!! xXx


Jun 18, 2017

Miss Charlie

Well done Team Blaney!! xXx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 13, 2017

Max and Freddie

Well done Rachael , such a fantastic thing to do for such a worthy cause , take great care love Max and Freddie x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 21, 2017

Tony Stones

Well done both x


May 21, 2017

Craig Lewis

Well done x


May 17, 2017

Sara Mohammed


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 5, 2017


Well done both of you at completing the marathon Joanne and Bryan

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 5, 2017

The Holidays

Well done


May 5, 2017

Jack Waddington

Well done