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Edith & Gerry's 'Where has all that time gone?' 20/50/70yrs Fundraiser 2019

Celebrating 70yrs of life and 50yrs of marriage! for Solent MS Therapy Centre because Gerry has had 20yrs of MS support from SMSTC

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  • Team members: Gerry & Edith; Tom & Lori; Matt, Gemma & Amelia; William
  • Event: Simplyhealth Great South Run 2019, 20 Oct 2019

Solent MS Therapy Centre

We support people in the Hampshire area to deal with the effects of MS

Charity Registration No. 299545

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Thanks for taking the time to visit our JustGiving page. 

2019 is a very big year for us .... we both turn 70 and celebrate 50 years of marriage.  Gerry has had 20 years of support from the Solent MS Therapy Centre and we both thought that raising some money for them would be a good way of marking these milestones.

Gerry, although still mobile, is enjoying the benefits of his mobility scooter for longer 'walks' and Edith tries to keep up pace alongside.  Therefore we've decided to complete a marathon ... that's 26 miles ... which may have to be done in two halves because of Gerry's batteries and Edith's knees. But it will be done.

Tom & Lori will be running 10 miles in The Great South Run on 20th October and we'll be there to cheer them on. Lori not only running the GSR but will be having a ‘warm up’ by running her first Ealing Half Marathon.

Matt & Gemma will be scaling the 5360ft of Snowdon in May.

Five year-old granddaughter Amelia will be a winner, walking the three miles round the outside of Pontefract Racecourse with her friends. Because the weather was so hot Amelia and her friend Emily swam 100m in the local pool instead. Well done. Amelia visited the MS  Therapy Centre to see her grandpa in the chamber.


William (living in Thailand) will be swimming 70 miles from Pattaya to Bangkok (in a local swimming pool!)

So as you can see this is truly a family effort and we welcome you to support us all by kindly making a donation however big or small.

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