The Twilight Walk 2016

The sponsored walk for The Brain Tumour Charity I have done since 2014 is back and I’m looking to raise funds once more.

The sponsored walk for The Brain Tumour Charity I have done since 2014 is back and I’m looking to raise funds once more.

It will be a 6 mile walk in and around Windsor on the 16th October, to aid a charity who campaign for more awareness and fund vital research.

All this is crucial because it helps people who suffer from one of the rarer and more deadly cancers, which struggles to get wider public attention.

The Brain Tumour Charity offers tremendous support to patients and their families afflicted with this terrible illness.

It is just one of over 200 cancers that plague mankind and kill millions of people worldwide every year.

I am currently preparing for the walk with daily walks of over 2 miles and will keep you updated here (whencellsgowrong.com), my Twitter (@cellsgowrong) and Facebook page (facebook.com/whencellsgowrong).

I will be sharing some experiences in my build up to this years walk and there will be other cool stuff to be announced.

Anyway, spread the word and hit the donate button below!

Or just visit: www.justgiving.com/ambrose2016

> Previous walks in 2015 and 2014
> Find out more about my type of brain tumour at NHS UK and Wikipedia

The 2015 London Marathon

Last month I ventured into London to check out the famous marathon which, aside from keeping people fit, has become a major fundraising event for cancer charities.

Last month I ventured into London to check out the famous marathon, which aside from keeping people fit, has become a major fundraising event for cancer charities.

My principal reason for going was to meet up with a couple of people I know, one of whom was running for the Brain Tumour Charity and one who was volunteering.

Ultimately, I didn’t meet up with them as the scale of the event was overwhelming and I quickly got tired an hour after getting out at Green Park tube in the early afternoon.

Positioned near Buckingham Palace, the determination of the 37,675 runners was tangible as the crowds cheered them on, but glancing at the running bibs one could sense the sheer amount being raised for various charities, several of them cancer related.

All the larger cancer charities – Macmillan, Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie – were well represented, but others could be seen too, which was a heartening sight.

Here are some photos of the event (just click the arrows on the right and left to navigate through the gallery):

A special congratulations to Kerry Foster-Mitchell, who raised £3,332.40 for The Brain Tumour Charity.

If you want to register to run in next years race click here.

> Official site for the London Marathon
> Find out more about the 2015 London Marathon at Wikipedia

The Spring in Your Step Walk

On Saturday 28th March I joined a walk across some hills in Surrey to raise money for The Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.

On Saturday 28th March I joined a walk across some hills in Surrey to raise money for The Royal Surrey Country Hospital in Guildford.

More specifically, it was to help fund new cancer research and treatments at St. Luke’s Cancer Centre.

It began at Holmbury St. Mary Village Hall towards Holmbury Hill and then it was back down towards Leith Hill, one of the highest points in the South East.

Here is a set of photos from the day:

I can’t say it wasn’t tiring towards the end, as a good portion of the walk was uphill, but it was ultimately rewarding as I managed to raise £147.

> Official site for fundraising at the Royal Surrey County Hospital
> More about Holmbury St. Mary and Leith Hill

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Welcome to When Cells Go Wrong. It is a website which aims to give good information about cancer, connect with those affected and raise funds for various charities.

Welcome to When Cells Go Wrong. It is a website which aims to give good information about cancer, connect with those affected and raise funds for various charities.

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