Find out about and support the Samaritan's Purse 2016 London Marathon runners
Running for: Operation Christmas Child
Click here for Craig’s Giving Page.
Craig, who was running for OCC, says, “I had a great run; I thought the first half was really good but I really started struggling from mile 20. My time was 3.56 in the end which I am very happy with.”
Running for: Operation Christmas Child & Raising Families
Click here for Sian’s Giving page.
Sian says,” Both OCC and Raising Families do amazing work which is why I took part in the London Marathon. I really enjoyed it, took a bit longer than expected!”
Running for: Maternal Child Health and Operation Christmas Child
Click here for Mandy’s Giving Page.
“It was a great honour to run the marathon for Samaritan’s Purse. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to do so. It was exhausting and exhilarating in equal measure. My legs certainly hurt for the last 4 miles but the crowds were fantastic, willing us along. I finished in 5 hrs and 19mins which I’m very happy with.” Mandy, who was raising money for Operation Christmas Child and our Maternal Child Health Projects, also says: “My sponsorship total is still growing. Each day I am finding an envelope through the door!”
Running for: Disaster Relief
Click here for Sherrie’s Giving Page.
Sherrie says, “I ran in particular for Emergency Relief; when unexpected disasters occur, Samaritan’s Purse are rapidly able to provide shelter, food and general support and love all in the Lord’s name.”
Running for: Raising Families
Click here for Rebecca’s Giving Page.
Rebecca emailed: “It was a great day out and I surprised myself with a similar time to 9 years ago.”
Nick’s finishing time was 4 hours 15 mins 16 secs and he was 18,088th out of some 39,000 entrants.
Well done to all our runners!