Hillingdon nurse completes marathon number six

May 14, 2017 by  

A Hillingdon nurse raised about £2,200 for a good cause by finishing a marathon for the sixth time.

Mane Abanda did the London Marathon this year. Abanda donated the money she raised to CAFOD. Ms Abanda stated:

“I found this marathon remarkably tough as it was very busy, but the atmosphere was good and it was great running through London and going across London Bridge. My daughter was there to cheer me on at 14 miles and gave me the encouragement I needed to carry on.”

Abanda first started running as a form of therapy. This felt necessary at a time when her daughter required an operation.

In the past, Abanda has participated in marathons in various parts of the UK, including Brighton and Edinburgh. She chose to take on the challenge of the London Marathon after hearing someone discuss the remarkable experience of being a spectator at the famous event. The money gathered by Abanda after her run will assist people who are being held back by extreme poverty.

Tony Sheen of CAFOD, a coordinator who is based within Hillingdon, praised the efforts made by Abanda. In particular, he stressed how impressive it was to get over the finish line in six marathons.

If other people want to run for charity they might want to order sponsorship forms and promotional items from a printing company within Ruislip Manor.