Marathon Countdown: Jamie's Story

17 Apr 2017

“In 1985 my Auntie Helen unfortunately lost her fight to beat leukaemia" says Jamie, who is running the London Marathon this weekend in her memory. 

For the last three decades since her death, Jamie's family have raised money every year for our leukaemia fund supporting research at St Bartholomew's Hospital. 

"I am extremely lucky to be given the opportunity to run in the London Marathon for St Bartholomew's Hospital" he says. "I see this as my opportunity to raise money in memory of my Auntie Helen and also try to raise as much money as possible for a great Charity."

Knowing that all the pain during training is for such a great cause is enough motivation alone but it also helps running in the memory of my Aunt and also making my family proud, especially my granddad.”

We'd like to thank Jamie and his family for their incredible support over the years and wish him the best of luck this weekend! 

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