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.

Chris Good - Great North Run 2017

A huge well done to Chris Good who ran the Great North Run for us on the 10th September 2017. The Great North Run is a half marathon that begins in Newcastle. Chris managed to complete his run in an amazing 2 hours and 20 minutes and managed to raise a fantastic £430 for the Marfan Trust. Thank you…

And the winner is....

…. Carol Holden….Yes this year our lucky first prize winner for the Marfan Trust summer raffle is Carol from Bickley in Kent. This year’s prize was a state of  the art Dyson V8 cord free vacuum cleaner. We hope Carol enjoys her prize and gets great use out of it. Good luck to everyone who enters…

Timothy Lighbown Family Fun Day

Timothy Lightbown held a family fun day for us on the 16th July at the Robin Bank Motorcycle shop in Lancashire. The day was held in the forecourt of the motorcycle shop where a burger wagon, a live band, a set of stalls manned by family members and a Volkswagen camper van serving posh tea in real…

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…