130-strong team to take on London Marathon
Meet some of our runners... Gaby is running for her godson Ollie Mum of two Gaby Morrison set herself a challenge of running 45 miles in the year she celebrates her 45th birthday. Having completed the Leeds 10k and the Great North Run, totalling 19 miles, she is now preparing for her final run to achieve her overall goal. Nine years ago her godson Ollie Jack received rehabilitation at The Children's Trust after he sustained a brain injury as a result of choking on a grape. Jason is running for his sister Theresa Jason will be running in the famous event for the first time in support of the children's charity that provided rehabilitation for his sister 30 years ago, after she sustained a brain injury as a result of a road traffic accident. Theresa Miles was one of the first children to receive rehabilitation in 1985! Simon is running for his goddaughter Evie Simon Shaw will be running in the famous event for the first time as his god-daughter, Evie Sutton, received rehabilitation with us after sustaining a brain injury three years ago. She stayed on Oak House and is now receiving help from our Brain Injury Community Team. He's hoping to raise over £4,000! Sam is running for a friend Ashley 19 year old Sam Reed from Harpenden chose us in honour of Ashley Tan who came to us for rehabilitation following a stroke – she was a student at his school. Ashley stayed on Oak House. British Military Fitness are running as a team Paul Prothero, Reigate's Priory Park Manager, is the driving force of the team of 40 runners. He's personally mentored every one over the past five months. To date, an amazing £64,000 has been raised! Supporter Jeremy Christopher has also released a song, See how far you've run, with all proceeds going to The Children's Trust. You can buy the song for 79p.