On Sunday 13 April seven brave runners slipped on their running shoes to take on, the ultimate running challenge, The London Marathon, in aid of Friendship Works.
On a record breaking day, the biggest ever crowds of spectators lined the streets, three course records and one world record were set, Mo Farah completed his first London Marathon, and 35,864 runners crossed the finish line.
The warm weather made it a difficult run for our team but their dedication and perseverance saw all seven complete the course, some were still smiling when our cheerers at mile 19 spotted them and shouted them on.
We’re immensely proud of our team and are thrilled to announce that they have raised nearly £25,000 for Friendship Works, yes that is £25,000! We are in awe of the determination and commitment to training and fundraising over the past few months which has seen them reach this remarkable amount.
Danielle Boland Brown, James Holt, Jenny Williams, Joe Quick, Rosie Sowerby, Thomas Schwegler and Tom Williams we think you are brilliant, thank you from everyone at Friendship Works and well done!
Our thanks also to our cheerers and supporters on the day.
If you have been inspired to take on a challenge for Friendship Works, please visit our fundraising events page for ideas on how you can get involved.