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Tom Barton

2020 Lockdown Running Challenge for Lepra

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]1000km Completed on 30th July 2020 with a Marathon around Farnborough Airport in 03:19:45[/p][p]Thanks to everyone who has supported this challenge!![/p][p]Much like the rest of the world I have had to find new ways of operating this year..…..and running! Without the usual races to enter I have explored new areas and focused on consistency and enjoyment, appreciating being able to exercise outdoors which people in some countries weren’t even able to do.[/p][p]At the start of the lockdown I entered the 1000km Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee, aiming to run 636 miles over 4 months (May-August) this summer. I’m pleased to say that the finish line is almost in sight! I am hoping to complete the distance in just 3 months averaging about 7 miles a day or 50 miles a week. To “celebrate” I am planning to run a marathon and finish on Friday 31st July![/p][p]Once again, I am raising money for Lepra who are providing support to some of the poorest communities in India and Bangladesh, where the impact of COVID-19 has been particularly devastating due to the fragile health system, systemic, widespread poverty and large populations. In India Lepra has recently received official government accreditation to begin COVID-19 testing on a larger scale which will greatly benefit those in vulnerable categories, including frontline healthcare workers and those living on the margins of society. For more information please visit: -[/p][p][url=https://www.lepra.org.uk/]https://www.lepra.org.uk/[/url][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

31 Jul 2020



Aug 4, 2020

Andy W

Well done Tom- brilliant achievement Your Dad would be very proud of you Best wishes Andy

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Aug 2, 2020

Eileen Gordon

Great to see you maintaining your running for Lepra, even though we can’t go the cheer you on at the London Marathon!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 1, 2020


That's quite an achievement - wow! Well done Love from us all Sue xxx


Aug 1, 2020


Well done! Amazing effort 😁😁 All very proud of you, Zoe X Eleanor X Edward X

Aug 1, 2020


Awesome going Tom! My turn to return the favour - only just spotted this whilst looking into creating a FB page for my book - very glad I did! Well done you!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2020

Paice Family

Bravo Tom, fantastic that you continue to support Lepra through thick and thin. Best wishes from us all.x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2020


Keep running Tom

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2020

Andrew and Amy Aldis

Awesome objective Tom and will be rooting for you

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2020

David and Janet Spence

Well done Tom, great effort and a superb time

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2020

Simon Aldis

Well done Thomas. Super proud of your achievement. Simon

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid