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Total raised so far


£10,528.00 of £10,000 target +£1,853.75 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

2 days ago


£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

best wishes and good luck

3 days ago



Good luck Sam. We are so proud of you

3 days ago


£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

So much love and so many cheers to you all! Xxxx

4 days ago

Christina and Nigel


All the best

5 days ago



Best of luck on the day and wishing the return to some normal day to day life for you and your family.

6 days ago

Tom Skinner

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Run Joel, Run!

1 week ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Remember, it's a sprint not a ultramarathon! Or something like that... you can do it Sam!

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Sam McKavanagh are raising money for Young Lives vs Cancer and The George Pantziarka Tp53 Trust

Team Milo and Miles

Event dates: 8th July 2023 – 9th July 2023

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Our story

In July we are running a 100km ultramarathon from Lewknor to Avebury (‘Race to the Stones’) to raise money for two incredible charities that have massively supported us over the past year: Young Lives vs Cancer and the George Pantziarka TP53 Trust.

I will be running the 100km over two days with my friends Joel Brisk and Simon Davies and we hope you are able to support us #TeamMiloandMiles

Milo’s story

Just before he turned one, our beautiful boy Milo was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, adrenocortical carcinoma. Milo was a very chubby and happy baby and this diagnosis came completely out of the blue and was a huge shock to everyone who knows our little family.

Our little hero underwent eight round of intense chemotherapy on Kamran’s Ward at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford as well as two major surgeries to remove one of his adrenal glands and a metastases in his lungs. The treatment was unbelievably tough but somehow Milo managed to be his little smiley self throughout, he learnt to walk during this time and all the hospital staff loved him.

We are in awe of the medical staff at the hospital, who have always done everything they can to help him and support us. His treatment was gruelling but they always said that they would not have put him through all of this if they didn’t think it would make him better.

During the course of the treatment Milo was sadly diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Li-Fraumeni syndrome and subsequently, Maria was also diagnosed with the same condition. This condition is caused by a rare mutation in the TP53 gene, which is a cancer suppressor. It means that both Milo and Maria are at a high risk of developing subsequent cancers in their life and will need very close monitoring going forward.

Milo’s most recent scan and blood tests were clear so we are hoping with everything we have got that things are going to be ok. However, the end of treatment is also a really hard time for everyone as there is no ‘normal’ to return to.

We would be so happy if you were able to support our fundraising efforts, however small or big your contribution.

We also want to say a huge, huge thank you to all our family and friends who have been so amazingly supportive.

About the charities

Young Lives vs Cancer

They are the UK’s Leading Cancer Charity For Children & Young People

They help to support families to cope in a range of ways. Through the help and support of a designated social worker, support with cancer related costs, homes nearby the hospital so the family can stay close together during treatment and countless other amazing things to help families get through the hardest of times. Sam stayed at the Clic Court during every chemo week and also when Milo had surgery, which meant he was only a five minute walk from the ward where Maria and Milo were staying.

The George Pantziarka TP53 Trust

The UK’s only charity dedicated to supporting families with Li Fraumeni Syndrome and related conditions. It offers practical support and advice, publishes information for patients and doctors alike and is dedicated to making a difference with research. Maria has had lots of information and support from members of the trust, helping her to get all the information on the appropriate screening protocols and any upcoming clinical trials.

Thank you for checking out our page. Making a donation is fast, easy and secure thanks to Give as you Live Donate. They'll take your donation and pass it onto Young Lives vs Cancer and The George Pantziarka Tp53 Trust.

Our updates

3 days ago

Afternoon Run

12.1km distance
1:12:53 time
5:46min/km speed

4 days ago

Afternoon Run

10.0km distance
0:57:42 time
5:39min/km speed
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6 days ago

RTTS - Training Run #42

10.0km distance
1:16:41 time
6:29min/km speed
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1 week ago

RTTS - Training Run #41

21.7km distance
2:29:56 time
6:49min/km speed
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1 week ago

RTTS - Training Run #40

9996m distance
0:56:43 time
5:28min/km speed
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Sam McKavanagh are fundraising for 2 charities

Young Lives vs Cancer

Charity number: 1107328

The George Pantziarka Tp53 Trust

Charity number: 1157167

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