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Superfit Becky Thomas completed the Chester half marathon on Sunday 21st May in support of MedEquip4Kids.

Prior to the event, Becky said: “My Aunt, Ruth Jameson, is a trustee for MedEquip4Kids so I decided to run to support the cause that she is so passionate about. I’ve never done one before so am slightly scared, but I have done a bit of training so hopefully I’ll make it round! I’m aiming more to finish in one piece than for a fast time!”

In fact, Becky made it to the finish line in an impressive two hours 21 minutes. By setting up and promoting her Justgiving page, she’s raised a whopping £430 for the charity from her  family and friends. The funds will help MedEquip4Kids provide vital hospital equipment and facilities to benefit children’s health.

Clare Henderson, Community Fundraiser at MedEquip4Kids says: “It was very brave of Becky to take on such a difficult challenge as she’d never done a run like this before. We’d like to congratulate her on her achievement and thank her for her fantastic support of our work.”

If you’d like to join Becky in taking on a personal challenge in support of MedEquip4Kids, please go to our events page here.

Don’t see anything to suit you? Choose and book your own challenge and let us know. We would love to support you in your fundraising and be able to cheer you on with your preparations for your challenge too!

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“The team are really appreciative of the AccuVein AV400  as it now ensures staff can always wear gloves when trying to feel for veins that have previously been difficult to palpate, which given the current pandemic is even more essential.”

Donna Pooley
Nurse Manager
Sheffield Children’s Hospital

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