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Total raised so far


£2,399.66 of £2,000 target +£521.16 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

3 days ago

Anna Antipova


Well done Rosie!!!

4 days ago

Rob Bristow

£150.00 + £37.50 Gift Aid

Well done!

4 days ago


£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid

Remarkable Rosie!

4 days ago

Matt P

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid


4 days ago

Izzy Ahmed

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done!!

4 days ago

Sophia Khan

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Orelie's mummy. Amazing. Next year New York?

4 days ago

fiona hobbs

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

How did it go?

4 days ago

Crista Buznea

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Late to the party, but what an incredible achievement. Well done, Rosie xx

5 days ago

Zerrin(Ali’s mum)


Well done Rosie!

5 days ago

Woody Dolan

£26.00 + £6.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic Rosie, so impressed, well done!

Rosie Howell is raising money for Heathrow Community Trust and The Refugee Council

Rosie Howell: London Marathon Challenge

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My story

I've taken on the challenge of running the 2022 London Marathon in support of Heathrow Community Trust and Refugee Council. It won't be easy - the furthest I've ever run is 10k, and I'd fallen out of the habit of regular running when the opportunity of a place came up. However, I was on the hunt for a big scary goal to work towards, and this seemed to fit the bill. After all, it's just about putting one foot in front of the other, right?!

I'm very fortunate to be running in aid of two amazing charities. Heathrow Community Trust supports communities in the boroughs closest to Heathrow Airport. Having spent a year as part of the Trust's grant review panel focusing on projects supporting young people, I know how much of a difference the funding makes to improving the quality of life of beneficiaries and I'm really pleased to be able to do something practical to support.

The funds I raise will be shared with Refugee Council which provides support to people who've had their lives and families torn apart by war, including those fleeing Afghanistan and Ukraine. From the point refugees arrive in the UK, Refugee Council offers practical support, advice and access to specialist help. They also campaign for improvements to the asylum protection system and inspire change in attitudes towards refugees and people seeking asylum.

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My updates

1 week ago

Thank you so much for all the support - whether it's donations or words of encouragement, any contribution is so very welcome.

Yesterday I went to collect my race number. It's made it all seem very real and pretty scary! Travelling from Waterloo across to Docklands and seeing the barriers already going up along the route brought home just how far 26.2 miles really is!

I'll be spending the next few days resting and eating all the carbs I can get my hands on. Hope to see some of you along the route on Sunday!

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1 month ago

Bedford 20 Mile Medal!

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1 month ago

With less than 4 weeks to go until Marathon Day I thought I'd share an update on my progress. Training through the summer has been tricky at times. While I've been thankful for light mornings and evenings, fitting in long runs around holidays and heatwaves hasn't always been easy! I've not managed quite as many miles as I'd have liked but I've also remained injury free, so I'm on track for the big day.

Yesterday I completed the Bedford 20 Miles as my longest training run. It certainly wasn't easy but I made it to the end and it was great preparation for the Marathon. I can't quite believe that I'll have to do 20 miles plus another 6.2, but at least I have a few more weeks to get ready!

Thank you for all the support so far. Having the charities in mind definitely provides additional motivation and your donations will make a real difference.

5 months ago

Morning Run

16.4km distance
1:52:44 time
6:49min/km speed

5 months ago

Evening Run

5738m distance
0:35:09 time
6:06min/km speed
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Rosie Howell is fundraising for 2 charities

Heathrow Community Trust

Charity number: 1183004

The Refugee Council

Charity number: 1014576

Rosie Howell is fundraising as part of

London Marathon 2022

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