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2015 London Marathon - Type 1 Diabetic.

Discussion in 'Diabetes Events' started by jskaife87, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Good luck, it's a fantastic thing to do :D


    All the best RRB :)
     
  2. jskaife87

    jskaife87 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thank you! Yes its going to be quite an achievment, One of those life achievements that iv always wanted to do!

    Still looking for donations :)

    Thanks all!

    x
     
  3. jskaife87

    jskaife87 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Evening, hope some more fellow type 1 diabetics can get behind me!

    i know its Xmas soon but any donation big or small is greatly appreciated!

    Would anybody be interested in an online competition? It would be guessing my finishing time? For example, 5 hours, 4 hours etc

    Will cost £5 to enter and there will be a prize too?

    Let me know ya'll thoughts

    x
     
  4. jskaife87

    jskaife87 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Good morning all,

    I'm a Type 1 Diabetic for the last 16 years and iv reached that stage in my life where I feel I need to achieve something GRAND. So I have decided to run the 2015 London Marathon and although this is going to be a huge challenge for any Type 1 diabetic, I'm sure you would all agree with me that its going to be a rewarding one!

    Unfortunately I cant raise money for Diabetes UK as there were no spaces left, so I am going to be running for a charity called KAB (Kent Association for the Blind) http://www.kab.org.uk/

    They help and assist people living with impaired vision to live as normal life as possible. I live in Kent, so its great for me to be raising money for a charity which is local to myself and in fact they help people affected by sight impairment caused by Diabetes.

    What I am asking from members of this forum, which has a huge audience, is a £1 donation. I am aiming to raise £1500 for this charity. You can donate here:

    https://www.justgiving.com/Skaife

    or

    You can text SKAI66 £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 to 70070

    To be frank, i don't actually expect anyone to donate, i'm a complete stranger to you all, but i am hoping you might get behind a fellow Type 1 Diabetic with this huge challenge ahead and help me raise some money for charity (which is a good thing at the end of the day)

    Many thanks to all that have read this post, and many thanks to all that make a donation!

    Jason
    Type 1 Diabetic
     
  5. Bebo321

    Bebo321 Family member · Well-Known Member

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    Hey there,
    Good luck with your challenge!
    Have you thought of joining the Sporty diabetic type 1's Facebook group? Lots of help and advice there if you need it.
    Take a peek at: www.teambloodglucose.com
     
  6. jskaife87

    jskaife87 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thanks for the above! very much appreciated!

    In case anyone would like to sponsor me im almost at my target

    www.justgiving.com/skaife

    Please help me smash my goal!

    Thanks
    Jason

    xx
     
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