8 years ago
Kirsty and Luke
We're betting on a 4hr 20 min time! Do us proud :)
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danny porter is raising money for FRIENDS OF DOUBLE JOY
Event date: 29th April 2012
Hello, I am running the Manchester Marathon on 29th April for the charity Friends of Double Joy - a Kenyan charity for orphans of AIDS victims. Double Joy is a home and school for children orphaned by Aids in Kenya. Double Joy is in a rural area of South West Kenya.
There are a million orphans in Kenya and although the infection rate for HIV and Aids is now decreasing the rate of people dying is increasing. This means there are growing numbers of orphans living in child-headed families. Children are caring for dying parents and their younger siblings. As a consequence of this many are not able to attend school and are extremely vulnerable to abuse.
As well as sponsoring a worthwhile charity you get the opportunity to enter a competition to see who guesses nearest to my finishing time. The prize? A 3 course meal for 2 at Chorlton's famous Croma restaurant. So for every fiver, you get a guess. Previous form - 2004 4:26:39, 2006 4:17:07, 2011 4:36:30. Just email your name and a time at email@example.com. Thanks.
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Charity number: 1087172