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01 Jun 2020

Alastair Day to keep on running for MDS UK!

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Start: 01/06/2020
End: June 30

One of our runners, Alastair Day, will keep on running this year to raise vital funds for MDS UK!

Alastair smashed his 2020 running target with one day to spare. In fact, after surpassing 2500km, he thought he could reach 4750km. Ultimately, he ran an incredible 4759km!

Alastair said:

“Thanks to everybody who supported me in 2020 when we raised over £1,500 against my running target of 4,000km.

"2020 was disappointing since all events were cancelled including the Berlin Marathon. However, I was able to defer my place until September 2021 and am looking forward to Berlin and other events this year.

“I was diagnosed with MDS in 2016 and am luckily low risk, with regular blood checks and no intervention or drugs.”

"Since many patients are far worse off than me, I am trying to raise more money in 2021 to add to charity funds, increase awareness and support sufferers of MDS.”

“Now more than ever, MDS UK needs funding since so many events have been cancelled.”

Please continue to support Alastair as much as you can! Your donations are the fuel to his running engine!
We would like to say a big thank you, Alastair, for your continued commitment to fundraising in these troubled times.

During this difficult time for MDS UK, it is essential that tenacious, adaptable fundraisers like Alastair are supported where possible!

To donate, visit Alastair’s Virginmoneygiving page on https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AlastairDay. Please give as much as you can!

You can track Alastair’s progress and send messages of support by visiting his Strava page

If Alastair has inspired you to participate in your own virtual event, contact us on fundraising@mdspatientsupportgroup.org.uk and we will be happy to help!

Alastair after the race, with his The Fox Ultra 42K  medal at the finish line

Alastair after the race, with his The Fox Ultra 42K medal at the finish line

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