While having a drink with family after my Grandma’s funeral in October of last year, an advert popped up on my Facebook page inviting me to run the Brighton Marathon in 2018 for Dementia UK. It felt a little bit like fate as my Grandma had lived with dementia for many years prior to her death. I thought that it would be a great way to honour her life and raise money to support others living with this condition.
As The Marathon approaches, I am getting very nervous but I know that nothing will stop me crossing that finish line. The help and support that Dementia UK has provided has been amazing. It included a marathon training day in January which literally changed the way I thought about running – I have since knocked minutes off all my personal bests