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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.

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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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During the week of 24th-28th June, Pheebi’s school, Milldown Academy, organised a sponsored sport week supporting three charities, including PORT. Pheebi suffers from chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and her lovely mum Kelly put PORT’s name forward for this event.  £172.50 was raised for our charity. Here’s to TEAMPORT!

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The Grays Bowls Club organised a charity game, to raise money for PORT. There was a BBQ, raffle and evening entertainment. They raised an amazing £715 for PORT-many thanks to them for all their hard work!

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Thursday 26th September, 7.30 p.m, MAHARAJA restaurant, 338 London Road, Benfleet, SS7 1BG

We raised an amazing £1,150.00!

The Evening was a great success and the feedback has been excellent. Thank you so much to everyone who supported us!  

The Moonlight Colourthon and Twillight Colourthon took place on Saturday 6th July 2019 at Chalkwell Park, Southend-on-Sea SSO 8NB.

The Moonlight Colourthon is a half marathon (13+ mile course),  FUN walk,  where entrants wear brightly coloured clothing, and walk against the backdrop of Southend by night. The Twillight Colourthon is a shorter, 10km (6.1 mile), walk where much of the route is the same as the longer Moonlight Colourthon.  Both events started at 6pm and were restricted to walkers over 13 years of age.

In addition to the obvious fun of dressing up the event highlights, to the public, the many worthy causes represented by the walkers. This year, PORT was represented by a great team 21 walkers, who  together raised £6273.75.

Colourthon Collage

On 7th April Grays Town Bowls club, organised a ladies cream team in aid of PORT. There was also a raffle, bingo and quiz. Special thanks goes to Serena-Jayne Madgewick, Julie Madgewick and Aunty Pat for all your hard work! They raised over £600 for PORT.

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