This Mum is on the Run

236% Raised

So, here I am, the woman who could't run for a bus 2 years ago, signed up for the London Marathon! Why would a 34 year old at the top end of her BMI, with 3 children and a full time teaching job feel it was a good idea to run 26.2 miles around London on a Sunday in April?! Well, allow me to explain.......
When I started running I was low; in mood, in confidence & in life. I did't exercise, I usually lived off the treats on the staff room table and I felt rubbish as a result. My friend got me to start "Couch25k" & after a few weeks I completed my first 5K Parkrun (more fast walk but still!). I don't always enjoy running but I have witnessed the impact it has had on my mental health, it makes me feel invincible!
The Tomorrow Project is a cause close to my heart. 20 years ago my Uncle Phil took his own life devastating the lives of us, his family. The Tomorrow Project do incredible work preventing suicide and giving a lifeline to people in their darkest moments.

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Sophia Thorne
11 May, 2019

Donations collected by the kids in the pubs of London!

Victoria Urding
28 Apr, 2019

well done!! from the Urding family

Catherine Gayler
28 Apr, 2019

Well done! From Georgia and family!

Sally Simpson      Top Donor     
26 Apr, 2019

Good luck my darling xx

Sophia's fundraising stats
Online donations: £2,359.80
Match funding: £0.00
Raised offline: £0.00
Gift Aid: £463.70
Total raised: £2,823.50
Sophia is fundraising for Harmless

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm & suicide prev
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About The Virgin London Marathon 2019

A 26.2 mile journey round London!


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