Marathon Countdown: Danny's Story
20 Apr 2017
Danny works for Rubicon, who kindly allow us to use their office (perfectly located halfway through the London Marathon route) as a cheer point and a spot for our runners' family and friends to join us.
He says: “The main reason I am running is to be able to give something back to such a great cause and the work Barts Charity does is exceptional."
"From working with them at past marathons it made me realise how much of a positive impact they have on people’s lives through the fundraising they do during events such as the London marathon. I want to be a big part of that.
"Secondly, a more selfish reason, I want to run because it would be such a huge personal accomplishment to be able to say I have completed the London Marathon and to be a part of all that it stands for.”
Danny has been training hard and admits: “I used to run competitively but nothing as challenging as this. This is my Everest”. When asked how he’s feeling about the big day, he said: “Excited, I was a little nervous when I first started training back last year but now I can’t wait to be at the start line with everyone."
Talking about who he hopes his fundraising will help, he adds: “There are a lot of people out there who have unfairly been given poor health and I think those of us who are healthy take that for granted far too often."
Thank you so much for raising money for Barts Charity, Danny! We look forward to meeting you and your colleagues at the Rubicon offices on Sunday.
If you know someone running for us and would like to lend your voice to our cheer point, join us at Rubicon’s offices - 65 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London, E14 8DP
Rubicon are a unique and characteristic estate agent based in Limehouse, that likes to get involved with the community and connect with its clients on a personal level. Find out more here: http://www.rubiconestates.co.uk/
We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who supported Egbert’s Egg-straordinary challenge 2017. Thanks to you, every child and older patient received a gift this Easter.
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