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Could you be a part of #teamironoverload?

In 2018, 2019 and 2020 we have places on The London Marathon and The Great North Run available.

If you are interested in joining #teamironoverload and running for us at one of these iconic events then please contact Debs Knight, Event Coordinator, at events@haemochromatosis.org.uk or on 03030 401101.

Members of #teamironoverload are provided with plenty of fundraising support, as well as a t-shirt and a named running vest.

Event
date
Event
name
Running
Distance
Deposit
required
Fundraising
target
Event
Status
22 Apr 2018 London Marathon 26.2 miles £100 £2,500 Closed
09 Sep 2018 Great North Run 13.1 miles £25 £250 Open
Apr 2019 London Marathon 26.2 miles £100 £2,500 Pending
Sep 2019 Great North Run 13.1 miles £25 £500 Pending
April 2020 London Marathon 26.2 miles £100 £2,500 TBC
Sept 2020 Great North Run 13.1 miles £25 £500 TBC

We are also more than happy to support you if you secure your own place in one of these races and would like to raise funds for The Haemochromatosis Society. We will provide you with a THS t-shirt, named running vest and promotional material.

If you secure a place in another race, again we will be able to suport you; just contact Debs to discuss.

More information about our two main running events can be found by following the links below, however please do not sign up directly at these sites, it is important that charity places are organised through our office.

https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com/en-gb/ London Marathon
http://www.greatrun.org/great-north-run Great North Run

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The London Marathon – an iconic, life-changing event

Marathon runners

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2017
Team Iron Overload

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See http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/team-iron-overload-gear-up-for-26-mile-london-challenge/ for information about the 2017 team.

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2016
Team Iron Overload

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In 2016 The Haemochromatosis Society had 9 runners in the world famous London Marathon. Team Iron Overload ran to raise funds to support our work and to raise awareness of genetic haemochromatosis. All made it around the full 26.2 miles including an outstanding performance of 2 hours 55 minutes from Thomas Caulfield. The team raised sponsorship of over £20,000

Team Iron Overload 2016 were Paul HironsPaul Hirons, Geoff Smith, Mark Averiss, Thomas Caulfield, Keli Lyons, Lara Pace, Stuart Poole, Natalie Mancini and Georgie Whitford.

We would like to thank all of our London Marathon runners, they have made a huge difference to The Haemochromatosis Society and our awareness raising activities.

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