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We have been successful in obtaining a charity ballot place in the London Marathon, on 2 October 2022. Aranee Navaratnum will be running for #TEAMPORT. Also running for our charity are Arran Stanier and James Blythe.

We’d be grateful for your support – we need people to #supPORTthecause

Our lovely member Holly March organised a charity evening to raise money for PORT. The event was held on Saturday 14th May. In addition to raising in excess of £800, the venue ‘The Avenue’ made a donation of £200, bringing the total raised to over £1,000.

Our wonderful member Cheryl East organised a charity race night with her friends, to raise money for our charity. An incredible £1742.50 was raised.

Many thanks to Rodoes BBq of Wolverhampton. During April they raised an amazing £642 for PORT charity. They raised the money from the kind donations of family, friends, staff and customer’s service charges. This is an ongoing fundraiser for our charity. Thank you so much Simon Parton for your support.

Arran Stanier and Jérémy Oberle will be running the Vitality London 10,000 for PORT. You can help them with their fundraising by visiting their virgin giving page and donating. The money raised will help fund research, and awareness into Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction and severe dysmotility.

The Vitality London 10,000 starts and finishes in St James’s Park and uses Green Park as its assembly area.

The race starts on The Mall and finishes on Spur Road opposite Buckingham Palace. Runners follow a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London. The course passes many of London’s famous sights including Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Mansion House, the Bank of England, the Old Bailey, Somerset House, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.

Each kilometre will be clearly marked, and a timing mat at the halfway point will take runners 5km split time.

The Vitality London 10,000 course is ideal for spectators. Runners run along the Strand twice, at 1km and then again at 8km, making this a great place to watch the action.

We have obtained a charity ballot place for the Virgin London Marathon 2021. The 26.2 mile challenge will take place on Sunday 3rd October, and Kilian Fitzsimmons-Wilson will be running for PORT. He has already started intensive training, and is working hard to fundraise. Please consider supporting PORT and donating to Kilian’s fundraising page

The course route includes many famous London landmarks, including; The Shard, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and at the penultimate bend you come face to face with Buckingham Palace.

PDF of course route

We also have 3 virtual places for the London Marathon. Joshua Newmarch, Jack Durrant and Chris Whitelock will be running for PORT.

On 21st September Jemima, Lillia, Charlie, Betsie, Violet, Aila, Jack, Frankie, George and Gracie took part in a 5K woodland walk to raise money for PORT charity. Thank you so much to all the children. They have raised over £800 with gift aid for PORT Charity . What an amazing achievement xxx??? Here’s to TEAMPORT!!

On October 13th, Sam McCarthy took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon. Please supPORT Sam by sponsoring him at https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SamuelMcCarthy3

This central London 13.1 mile route, takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s eight Royal Parks- Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensingston Gardens.

Thank you so much to Sam for completing the Royal Parks Half Marathon and for raising over £2000 for PORT charity. This money will go towards funding future research into CIPO/ Dysmotility/Gastroparesis.

Sam and baby resized

On 13th April, from 11am-2pm, TEAM BOB held a carnival style family fun day. The event was held in Glasgow, and raised money for PORT. The day was organised by Lesley Beer (Bob’s mum), Lynn and Kayleigh. Tickets were £2 for kids, and adults went free. There were many activities and stalls, to keep the whole family entertained. These included; a bouncy castle, carnival style games, a mini football tournament, glitter tattoos, arts and crafts, refreshments, a tuck shop, and a raffle and tombola stall. The event was a great success and raised £1013.67 for PORT.

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