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Total raised so far


£2,075 of £2,622 target by 55 supporters

+£235 Gift Aid

Recent donations

4 days ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

2 weeks ago


£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic achievement Melanie and Lesley. Nearly there Kathryn! xx

2 weeks ago



Well done Melanie and Lesley! Cheering you on Kathryn. You can do it!

3 weeks ago

Anna A


Well done!

1 month ago

John and Valerie Page

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid

So well done - everything you do, you do well!

1 month ago



1 month ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

1 month ago



Wow Lesley you did it and before Easter! Thank you for everything you all do for FPP and for all of us living with Dissociative Disorders. Your commitment is literally awesome!

1 month ago



Amazing, fantastic, whoops of celebration. Melanie you did it! And running the last 10 miles too!! What an achievement :-)

1 month ago



Well done! X

Kathryn Livingston - Lesley Thomas - Melanie Goodwin are raising money for First Person Plural

Lands End to John O'Groats Virtual Run/Walk

Event dates: 17th August 2020 – 16th August 2021

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Our story

Kathryn, Lesley and Melanie have enrolled with to complete this challenge. With your support and sponsorship donations we will raise much needed funds for First Person Plural - dissociative identity disorder association. Our challenge is to run and/or walk, mostly in our own local areas (and in Kathryn's case - mostly at home on a treadmill) to complete a distance of 874 miles each, (i.e. the length of the UK mainland from Lands End to John O'Groats), over a period of up to 1 year. This will be no small feat for us as none of us have attempted this kind of challenge before, but we are determined. During the COVID-19 crisis First Person Plural has already lost a significant portion of our regular income because we have been unable to do face to face training. Being both a micro-charity and national makes it difficult for us to access external funding which is largely geared towards either small charities providing services in a defined local area or large national charities. The money we raise by taking up this challenge will help ensure FPP is able to continue its work. This includes facilitating mutual support for adult survivors of childhood abuse who live with complex trauma-related dissociative conditions, such as dissociative identity disorder; and providing information, training and experts-by-experience collaboration to improve acceptance, recognition, diagnosis and access to effective treatments for this group of people.

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Our updates

2 weeks ago

Great news! Kathryn is now down to double figures with just 90 miles to go!!! Your support and encouragement is spurring me on. Even better news is that we have reached over 75% of our fundrasing target. Be great if we could make it 100% Please donate if you haven't already. Thank you to all supporters and donors.

1 month ago

Kathryn now has about 150 miles left to go! Keep going Kathryn, you're doing really well. Lets keep sending loads of support and encouragement everyone!

1 month ago

Hurrah - two of us have now completed the challenge. Melanie and I (Lesley) have now reached virtual John O'Groats having set out mid August 2020. It's been a welcome challenge and has certainly helped me through the winter months - encouraging daily exercise. Kathryn has just over 200 miles to go and we are cheering her on from the side lines. Keep going Kathryn! Please continue to give her your support and thank you so much to all those who have donated and sent messages of support so far.

2 months ago

We're all still walking through virtual Scotland at different paces and heading in the right direction! I (Lesley) am now counting down the remaining miles rather than counting upwards - makes sense to me! I'm currently on the A9 heading to Inverness! Thanks again for your continued support.

4 months ago

I (Kathryn) am so excited to have passed the 500 mile mark. Winter and Covid lockdowns have slowed me down but even so I never inagined I would be this far into the challenge after less than 5 months. Continuing support from donors and others who are cheering us on have truly helped keep my motivation up. Both Lesley and Melanie are doing better than me. Melanie having passed 600 miles and Lesley nearer 600 than 500. I am proud of us all and remain grateful to all who are supporting us. Thank you

Kathryn Livingston - Lesley Thomas - Melanie Goodwin are fundraising for

First Person Plural

Charity number: 1156602

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