Abbie's Army has over 50 participants in this years Marsden March, a sponsored walk of 14 miles between the Chelsea and Sutton Royal Marsden Hospital sites.
Over 3000 people are expected to take part and it promises to be an enjoyable day for all, if you would like to sponsor our team please use the following sponsorship form, your support is greatly appreciated.
If you would like more information on the Marsden March or you if you would like to register to take part in the walk please click on the following link.... royalmarsden.org/march
If you prefer you can also donate directly RIGHT NOW!! to the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity via our 'JustGiving' page which is ready to receive your kind and generous sponsorship for any member of the Abbie's Army Team.
What a fantastic event! - the support around the course was just amazing. Huge credit to alll the organisers and marshalls who were so encouraging all the way round...and generally kept asking 'How many of you are there??!!' ...this was at the trail of pink combats that steadily came through as we all got seperated along the course. There was a great moment at our stop point when I bumped into two nurses who had taken care of Abbie in Childrens daycare whilst she had her radiotherapy to, so quite emotional as we're only just coming up to the 6 month anniversary.
Walking down the slope at the end towards the entrance of the place where all our worse fears were confirmed was intense, so many memories but nothing but complete admiration for the wonderful people who work at the Royal Marsden and provide such wonderful compassionate care to all their patients.
We ended up right at the back ;-) and I will never forget the sight of the rest of the Army clapping us home down that slope. To everyone one of our marchers THANKYOU we are so proud of all of you for giving your time and effort...and your Sunday to such a worthy cause. xx
Here we are with our finishing medals !
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