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Great North Run for the RNIB

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by SimonO, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. SimonO

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    On the 18th of September 2005 at 10.30, I'll be lining up with 50,000 other runners in Newcastle, for the start of the 25th anniversary BUPA Great North Run half-marathon...

    My chosen charity is the Royal National Institute of the Blind and anyone kind enough to pledge their support, will have the combined satisfaction of donating to a worthy cause and knowing that I will be in some considerable discomfort :suicide: ...

    Anyone who would like to make a donation should pledge their amount in a post within this thread. Everyone making a pledge will be contacted by me after the run, with details on where to send your payments...

    All payments should be made by cheque (if possible), made out to 'RNIB Charity', but will be collected by me (I'll PM my details) to be forwarded as a batch to the RNIB...

    Thank you for your support :thumbsup: ...
     
  2. The Dude

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    Arghhh... I Should have been running for the first time myself this year... :mad:

    I'll gladly donate £1 per mile Simon, good luck with the run mate ! :thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks Dude for starting the ball rolling and it's not too late to enter for the 2006 London Marathon, I'll be there!!!
     
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    Really? thought I'd have missed out by now... I'll be running again by 2006, definitely! :thumbsup:

    I'll see you there mate hopefully, I'll be running for Gift of Life. :)


    If you're running for RNIB I think you really should be blindfolded.... :D
    After all, I was gonna be donating tissues.... :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:
     
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    Come on boys and girls :hiya: ...
     
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    Don't be shy...
     
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    I'll donate a fiver. Sorry can't really afford much more.
     
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    Thanks mcfarfs...
     
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    How much have you raised so far Simon?
     
  11. SimonO

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    I haven't added it all up yet (or collected it), but around £250...
     
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    3 days, 20 hours and 30 minutes to go - any more takers..?
     
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    What an AWESOME experience :clap:, hard, but really worthwhile... I finished in 1:51:51, just inside my 2 hour target... Many, many thanks to all those who sponsored me, I haven't added it all up yet, but it should be well over £300 for the RNIB...
     
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    Well done that man. :thumbsup:
     
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    Good time mate! :thumbsup:

    how do i go about paying up? is paypal OK or do you need a cheque?
     
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    Hi Simon, got your PM but it wouldn't let me reply because apparantly your inbox is full. I will post a cheque tomorrow, but remind me if it hasn't come in a week because I may well forget!


    Cheers, Chris.
     

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