Thank you for visiting this fundraising page!
As you now know I am undertaking the challenge of completing 2 marathons, a half marathon and a triathlon over a 5 week period. My aim is to raise as much money as I can for what I consider to be 3 very worthy charities.
Ever since my sister-in law and nephew were killed by a drunk driver in 1998 I have wanted to raise money for a charity that supports families who have to go through the trauma of losing a loved one. I also wanted it to be a charity that tries to educate people against the potential consequences of drink driving. SCARD (Support and Care After Road Death and Injury) and CADD (Campaign Against Drink Driving) are one and the same charity and this is the reason I have chosen to raise funds to support them.
Nicola Waller was just 28 Years old when the car which she was driving was hit head on by a drunk driver who lost control of his car whilst travelling at a speed well in excess of the legal limit. The tragedy was compounded by the fact that Nicola was 8 months pregnant and due to be married later in the year. Efforts were made to deliver and save the baby but unfortunately these were unsuccessful and both lost their lives. Fortunately her 6 year old daughter and fiancé escaped with minor injuries. Her daughter is now reaching adulthood and is a beautiful and well adjusted young woman of whom her mother would be proud. Nicola was fortunate to have a very loving and supportive family that have become even closer as a result and have helped each other through the difficult times. SCARD and CADD are small charities and would appreciate any help you can give them to help support the work they do in supporting families and educating people.
I hope to raise as much as I can to support their efforts by completing the London Marathon on 25th April 2010, Harlech Triathlon on 9th May 2010, Chester half marathon on 16th May and Chester Marathon on 31st May.
Please give generously!
For those of you who do not want to donate online I have a sponsorship form you can fill in. If you want to follow my progress you can follow my blog at www.mattjohnwilson.blogspot.com.
Thank-you for taking the time to read this and if it helps one person to stop and think before drink driving then I feel it has been successful , regardless of how much money I can raise.
If you would like to sponsor Matt in any of his Fundraising events, click the Donate Button above and dont forget to check back to see your sponsor/donation entered on the table below.
Thank you Matt and Good Luck from all at SCARD & CADD.
Matt's Upcoming Events:
Sunday 25th April 2010 - London Marathon - Completed
Update: Matt completed the London Marathon in 3hrs 27mins 11 seconds! read all about it at: www.mattjohnwilson.blogspot.com.
Sunday 9th May 2010 - Harlech Triathlon - Completed.
Update: Matt completed the Harlech Marathon in 1hr 36mins 50 seconds! read all about it at: www.mattjohnwilson.blogspot.com.
Sunday 16th May 2010 - Chester Half Marathon- Completed.
Update: Matt completed the Chester Half Marathon in 1hr 27mins 31 seconds! beating his personel best by 6mins. Well done Matt! read all about it at: www.mattjohnwilson.blogspot.com.
Monday 31st May 2010 - Chester Marathon- Completed.
Update: Matt completed the Chester Marathon in 3hr 24mins and bet another personel best by 3mins. Well done Matt! read all about it at: www.mattjohnwilson.blogspot.com.
Thank You for Sponsoring Matt!
|On-line Total so far||£618.00|
|Off-line Total so far||£136.20|
|Grand Total to date||£754.20|