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Total raised so far


£606.20 of £1,000 target +£149.05 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

6 days ago

Jo Cox

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

1 week ago

Michael Barry

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

1 week ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck!!

1 week ago

Anne & Richard Aggiss

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Admire you for doing this . We look forward to our Owl/bird box in our garden

1 week ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

2 weeks ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck and have fun on the day!

2 weeks ago

Matt Hinton

£40.00 + £10.00 Gift Aid

2 weeks ago


£5.00 + £1.25 Gift Aid

Great job! Dave the owls 🦉 ♥

3 weeks ago

Jane Livingstone

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid

Brilliant charity to be raising money for Josh. Good luck.

3 weeks ago


£200.00 + £50.00 Gift Aid

Go for barn owls !

Josh McDowall is raising money for Barn Owl Trust

Josh ‘Gives A Hoot’ & is running the London Marathon!

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My story

Running London Marathon for The Barn Owl Trust.

Nature is something I treasure dearly and birds in particular have a special place in my heart. I’ve been fascinated by them since I was a boy and it is a fascination that continues to this day and beyond.

When I received the amazing news of being able to run in the 2023 London Marathon, I instantly knew that a nature related organisation would be my focus for my fundraising efforts.

I was then presented with a very difficult predicament! What/who to begin fundraising for?

There were so many to choose from, as sadly an alarming quantity of our most beloved species are in need of considerable help and support.

The majesty and grace of Barn Owls is something that I am lucky enough to witness on a regular basis as I have a resident pair that occupy a custom built box on my property and many others that have taken up residence in boxes that I have built and installed across the county.

Yet most people will only get a glancing glimpse of this ghostly bird.

The Barn Owl Trust are a small team of professional staff and volunteers, a grass-roots, non-profit organisation, based on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon and their dedication and devotion to this beautiful bird is exemplary.

The Barn Owl is a species that is prone to rapid declines and population crashes, so it is imperative that we do all we can to conserve this majestic creature and it’s habitat.

Running the London Marathon for Barn Owls and The Barn Owl Trust is a great honour and I hope you’ll take the time to support me and the many others who are going the extra mile for nature.

Thank you!

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My updates

5 days ago

Afternoon Run

10.2km distance
0:52:36 time
4:55min/km speed

5 days ago

Morning Run

6454m distance
0:32:20 time
4:40min/km speed
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1 week ago

Afternoon Run

21.0km distance
1:25:39 time
4:04min/km speed
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2 weeks ago

Morning Run

5633m distance
0:31:01 time
5:08min/km speed
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2 weeks ago

Morning Run

11.7km distance
0:52:05 time
4:05min/km speed
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Josh McDowall is fundraising for

Barn Owl Trust

Charity number: 299835

Josh McDowall is fundraising as part of

London Marathon 2023

23rd April 2023

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