Support Our 2019 London Marathon Runners

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We have 14 fantastic supporters taking part in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon this weekend. Please support them if you can.


They’ve spent months training for the 26.2 mile run and together have raised tens of thousands of pounds for North London Hospice patient care.


Each runner has experienced the end-of-life care that North London Hospice provides to patients and their families in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey and has chosen to take part in one of sport’s greatest challenges in aid of NLH.


Noel Lai-Kit’s father Antoine was cared for by NLH in 2013 and says he plans to “run the race of my life for a charity that is so much more than a charity”.  Read his story at



Lucy Benham Whyte is running in memory of her Grandma, Vivienne Bentley, who was a huge supporter of the Hospice and was cared for by our nursing team until she passed away in March last year. We are delighted her granddaughter Lucy is continuing her fundraising legacy. “By running for the Hospice, I want to ensure more people are given the opportunity to spend their last quality moments in a comforting place, with amazing carers and nurses, just as my Grandma wished.” You can support Lucy here https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/LucyBenhamWhyte


Rosie Bretherton is running in memory of her mother who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and supported by the Hospice. “I’ve chosen to run for North London Hospice because they were remarkable with the support they gave us. If it wasn’t for this hospice then I wouldn’t have been able to spend the quality time I did with her when she was terminally ill.” Read her story and support Rosie here https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/rosiebretherton


Katie–Jane Elliott’s Grandma Jean was the glue that held her family together. She was cared for by NLH for many months at home. “This is my thank you to the wonderful staff who came to our house to support our family. And also a special thank you to Karen, a nurse who was a massive help to our family during such a difficult time.” Visit Katie-Jane’s fundraising page here https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/katie-jane-elliott


Once again we are privileged to have the support of Jonathan Barr, who is running his eighth London Marathon this year! Jonathan and his family have been wonderful supporters of NLH, which cared for his mum in 2015, and we are so grateful for their continued support. https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JBLONDONMARATHON2019


These are just a few of the stories that have motivated our 14 runners to run for North London Hospice this year.


Find out about the rest of our team by visiting their fundraising pages here.


Dennis Rogershttps://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/dennisrogers

Joanne Huchinsonhttps://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/joanne-hutchinson11

George Mccluskey–      https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/GeorgeMccluskey

Stuart Millshttps://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/StuartMills16

Phil Dunnetthttps://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/PhilDunnett24

Danielle McLennaghan –https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/daniellemclennaghan

Matt Herdhttps://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/wendyherd


Our final runner is Sjaak Nannes who has flown in from Kenya to take part in the London Marathon for North London Hospice. His employer Terrasol Kenya Ltd has very generously met his fundraising target.


If you’re planning to attend the London Marathon on Sunday 26thApril, we’d love to see you at our Cheering Point in Surrey Quays.

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