Nordic Walking Marathon

Kathrin Foster

Target: £500.00



Start Date: 15-Jun-2018

End Date: 31-Dec-2018

Event Date: 15-Sep-2018

About my fundraising

I would like to raise awareness of young Carers and much needed funds to offer support to them. I will be Nordic walking 27 miles at the Purbeck Nordic Walking Festival on the 15th September. Those that know me well will recognise that this will be a huge physical and mental challenge for me. Even though I am as fit as never before (I used to be a so called couch potato) I am a long way from completing a marathon on challenging hilly terrain - I've got 3 months to get there! I would like to raise money for a small but hugely important local charity: Warwickshire Young Carers. They support carers from as young as 8 years old aiming to make a difference to their lifes, which often have less opportunities in education or even just time to be a child. There are about 700 000 young people in the UK that care for a parent, grand parent or sibling, that's 5% of the UK population! Often they don't even realise that they are a carer. Warwickshire Young Carers provide important, confidential su...more more

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Elaine Grahamdonation16-Jun-2018£20.00£5.00Go Kathrin - you can do it!
Maggie Paynedonation15-Jun-2018£10.00Well Done .Pleased to add Katherin
Amandadonation15-Jun-2018£5.00£1.25Good luck, Kathrin!
Andrew Fosterdonation15-Jun-2018£50.00£12.50Go Girl! So proud of you!!!

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