Liverpool Half Marathon 17 March 2013
By Glenda Cooper
In 2012 Dominic Nutt – Glenda’s husband and Gareth’s brother-in-law – was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour. You can read about his story here.
We decided we wanted to do something to help.
So on 17 March 2013, we will both be running the Liverpool Half Marathon in aid of iCancer. We want to raise as much money as possible – so please sponsor us using the donation buttons on the side of the page.
Once you have donated leave a comment for Glenda and Gareth below.
Dom has been really lucky – he’s had excellent care at St George’s Hospital, London. We wanted to say thank you for that, and raise mone . At present there isn’t a cure for neuroendocrine tumour, apart from surgery and it doesn’t respond to chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Also because it is relatively rare, it doesn’t attract the same type of funding as better known cancers.
Sponsoring us is simple, fast and totally secure. It’s also the most efficient way to sponsor us as iCancer will receive your money faster.
Spicing it up
‘Anyone who knows the Coopers knows we are pretty competitive,’ says Glenda, ‘so to add a bit of spice to the run – and to make sure I get out training in this cold weather, I’ve decided to do the following…
‘For every minute that I run the race either over or under 2 hours, I’ll add 1% of the sponsorship money I raise
‘Gareth has said he’ll do 2%! he’s trying to make me run even harder….!
‘So get out there and sponsor us – and make sure you let us know in the comments below how much you’ve given.
‘We have partnered with a US and UK charity to enable people to a make a tax-free donation and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax can be added to your gift at no cost to you through Gift Aid.