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Total raised so far

£805.00 +£166.25 Gift Aid See breakdown

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12 minutes ago



Congratulations Emily 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 What a great thing to have done. Sorry to be late in contributing 🧡🧡🧡



£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

I did at least 50 miles on Sunday…WHERE’S MY CASH??

2 days ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Emily! 🙌

2 days ago



2 days ago

Josephine van Willigenburg


Wow sis! More than 200 miles already - very proud of you! xxx

2 days ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

2 days ago



Amazing progress!

1 week ago

Sophia Rothon

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

2 weeks ago

Laura Thomas

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

You absolute legend, congrats on utterly smashing it!

2 weeks ago

Martha & Grant


Go you! So inspired by your resiliency and determination.💓😍

Emily Langston is raising money for Skcin and Melanoma Focus

100 Miles in May for Melanoma

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My story

Edit 30th May: We've completed 200 miles! Thank you so much everyone for your donations and your support for a fantastic cause. Don't forget to check those moles!


I've signed up to walk 100 Miles in May with Melanoma Focus. With a dog that needs ~2 hours exercise a day and having time between jobs, I'm aiming for 120 miles, maybe more. I'd love it if you could make a donation to Melanoma Focus to help them continue their vital work.

At the start of 2023, I found out that a mole I'd had removed was stage 2 melanoma. I cancelled my post-redundancy travel plans to have investigative surgery into my lymph nodes, and in mid-February I luckily got the all clear. I knew very little about melanoma before the diagnosis. After my experience, I vowed to raise more awareness about melanoma, alongside raising some much needed funds for Melanoma Focus.

A few things I learnt...

1. Many moisturisers with SPF don't fully protect against UVA and UVB. This was a surprise to me. I switched to La Roche Posay's Anthelios UVMune 400 SPF 50+, one of many recommended by dermatologists. It's pretty lightweight and has great protection. Here are some tips and advice on sun cream:

2. Redheads are far more likely to have a gene mutation that puts us at a higher risk of developing melanoma. Non-redheads may also have the gene, so we all need to be careful. Here's some more info if you're curious:

3. Since getting the all clear, I've had two full body checks and have been surprised that moles I thought were suspect weren't - and actually there are a couple that seem unremarkable, but I've been told I need to keep an eye on them. Here's a useful guide to checking your moles: If you're worried about a mole, take a photo of it and compare the mole to the photo every 4-6 weeks to see if it's changing shape or colour.

Get those moles checked! You might think it's nothing. I'd had mine for 10+ years. My hyper vizsla Pippi happened to jump up one day and scratch it, after which it looked suspect. So I got it checked out, and now I'm getting regular checkups for life.

Thank you for reading, donating, and learning with me.

And always wear sunscreen.

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My updates

2 weeks ago

100 miles reached today! On to the next hundred

3 weeks ago

I've gone over the 50 mile mark! I didn't quite hit it yesterday but made up for it today. Maybe 200 miles in May doesn't seem so out of reach after all

1 month ago

Day 1 and I'm 5% of the way there! Chris and I did a gorgeous 6 miles circular route around Headley Heath and Box Hill, stopping at a quirky American cowboy-style restaurant for nachos and chilli.

Emily Langston is fundraising for 2 charities


Charity number: 1150048

Melanoma Focus

Charity number: 1124716

Emily Langston is fundraising as part of

100 Miles in May 2023

1st May 2023 - 31st May 2023

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