The sun shone on the thousands of people undertaking the Brighton Marathon, on Sunday, 12th April. This year the event included Sandra Fowlie and Wendy Quinn who completed it in 5hrs 25minutes to fundraise for the JPK Project. Jill and Patrick Parker, Trustees of the JPK Project, were at the finishing line to congratulate them.
Sandra Fowlie, a parent, whose son is on the waiting list for the JPK Project is no stranger to marathons, with the London Marathon and Eastbourne Half Marathon under her belt. She says “I was pleased to be able to undertake another challenge for the JPK to raise much needed funds to enable them to commence building this much needed resource, not only for my son, but for all the others who have their names down. Matthew wants to live independently with his friends and to have access to the community and stimulating training and work experience.”
Wendy Quinn, who has previously run several half marathons added “The JPK is a wonderful endeavour. I wholeheartedly support its aims and objectives and wanted to support its major fundraising initiative – I will look forward to other opportunities to raise funds in the future”.
Jill Parker, Chairman and Project Co-ordinator said “We are extremely grateful to Sandra and Wendy for their wonderful support and ‘going the extra mile/s’ but I would also like to thank their family, friends and colleagues who sponsored them in these events to enable them to hand over this wonderful donation. You have all made a difference.”