Fundraisers

 

We love our fundraisers. Here are some of their stories... Some of these stories might give you some ideas of how you too can raise funds for the Marfan Trust.

Usk Open Gardens Weekend Raises £400

The Marfan Trust received some great news this week; we were nominated as the chosen charity by Dr Jan Botting to receive a donation from funds raised by the Usk Open Gardens weekend on the 18th June. The Open Gardens Weekend consists of 20 gardens which opened to the public (including Jan's) in Usk,…

There goes Superwoman!

Mandi Woodford-Wright has done it again! This time she ran 30 miles down the South Coast. This was the second part of an ultra Marathon and part of the 500 to1 challenge that Mandi has set herself which involves running 500 event miles in one year (with all donations going to support research into…

Just Walk 2017

On May 13th, Caroline Carr (one of our Trustees), Ivan Carr, Maris Carr, Rowena Carr and her husband Robin walked 20km in the beautiful South Downs and West Sussex countryside starting and finishing at Goodwood Racecourse. The event was called "Just Walk 2017" organised by Across the Divide.They had…

Mike Horgan London Marathon 2017

On Sunday 23rd April, Mike Horgan ran the London Marathon in aid of his partner Glen Price. His nominated charity was the Marfan Trust. Mike completed the marathon in around 4 hours and 29 seconds which is absolutely amazing!  He raised over £5,000 which is…

Usk Runners - Adrian Bull

A big thank you to Adrian Bull who belongs to Usk Runners, a running club which nominated the Marfan Trust as its chosen charity.   Adrian traveled across the globe to run the New York Marathon and managed to raise a grand total of £1,304 for the Marfan Trust, which is absolutely amazing!…

James Morris Brighton Marathon 2017

On Sunday 9th April, James Morris took part in the Brighton Marathon and his nominated charity was The Marfan Trust.  He managed to raise a staggering £2,265 which is incredible. James completed the course in just under four hours, which was his target. A massive congratulations and thank…