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Lorna Bailey

The Virgin London Marathon 2019

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I’m a Marathon first timer and I'm taking on the Virgin London Marathon 2019! I’m a little bit terrified but I know that your support will help me through it so thank you for visiting my page! I'm delighted to be running for the Disability Resource Centre. This is what they’re all about: [/p][p][i]“Empowering people of all ages who are affected by disability or health conditions to fulfil their potential and aspirations." [/i][/p][p]I think sport is an amazing way to do this and having visited the team at their base in Luton I was really struck by the work they do in their gym to help improve the mental and physical health of those who use it. It was inspiring. It’s just one area of the incredible work they do. Here’s their website - take a look for yourself![/p][p][url=https://www.drcbeds.org.uk/]https://www.drcbeds.org.uk/[/url][/p][p]I’d like to raise as much as I can for the charity and it will definitely help me to face those long, long training runs if you can donate a little money - you will make a difference! [/p][p]I’ll be updating this page throughout my training so you can keep up with my progress. [/p][p][b][i]December 2018[/i][/b][/p][p]On the 9th I’m running a 10km race as part of my training. It’s getting colder out there now and a bit slippery at times too! I’ve already hit one milestone this month with a 12km run - the furthest I’ve ever ran. It was a bit of a mental block to go beyond 10km but that’s done now. Phew! [/p][p][b][i]November 2018[/i][/b][/p][p]Up until this month, I’ve been concentrating on building up some strength in the gym and running a little bit. But now: I’m running! And throughout November I’ve clocked up 26.2 miles in my training! Hooray - a marathon! Now, I’ve just got to do that all in one go... eeeek! [/p]
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Louise buck

Good luck lorna! You got this. Lots of love xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Robert Baldock

“Did you ever know that you're my hero, / And everything I would like to be? / I can fly higher than an eagle, / For you are the wind beneath my wings.”

£26.20 plus £6.55 Gift Aid


Rob Kerry

All the best with the training!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Mum and dad

Go girl!



The Cruises

You must be mad but the very best of luck! PUSB

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Sarah Fox

I know that you will be brilliant and think you are truly amazing to take this challenge on. Go girl!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Louise - Armadillo Social

Did you ever know that your my hero ......



A beautiful bald man

Go Bailey!!!

£52.40 plus £13.10 Gift Aid



Go girl! You awesome lady!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid



Go girl

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid