London Marathon Update

 

David Riding, one of the 5 marathon runners raising funds for the Circulation Foundation, gives us his perspective on the race:

'As a vascular surgery registrar and researcher, I am acutely aware of the importance of finding better ways of treating vascular diseases that will affect most people, either directly or as a relative or friend. That research costs money, a substantial proportion of which comes from the charitable sector, and so I was delighted to be given the opportunity to contribute to the fundraising efforts of the Circulation Foundation by running this year’s London Marathon, fulfilling a long-held ambition.

The race was the hottest on record, which was particularly unfortunate given the freezing cold winter training I endured! Despite the heat, the whole event was a wonderful experience, and I was delighted to get round in one piece. I’m very grateful to everyone who helped me to raise £1,130, and to my wife Kim and daughter Eilidh who supported me through the training and during the race, and to the team at the Circulation Foundation who organised it all'.  

This article was posted by: Circulation Foundation

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