| Posted by Nikki | Aug 4th 2021
London Landmarks Half Marathon

Join Phillip Cracknell and his brother Andy in raising as much money as possible for Cancer Research UK, so that we can beat cancer together!

On the 1st August 2021, Oakmont’s very own Projects Director Phillip Cracknell and his brother Andy ran the London Landmarks Half Marathon for Cancer Research UK and in memory of their dad Peter.

In June 2020, the brothers lost their beloved father Peter Cracknell to lung cancer. He was diagnosed with the disease in late 2019 and bravely fought everything that was put in his path.

The two decided to run the London Landmarks Half Marathon challenge to honour their memory of him and raise money for the incredible Cancer Research UK. They commented,

“We miss him dearly and feel that by completing challenges like this and helping to raise money for research, cures and treatments for this dreadful disease will help us to honour our memory of him.

Any form of cancer is dreadful and we don’t want to see other families go through what we have been through – hopefully every little helps and we can make a difference.”

According to the latest survey carried out by Cancer Research UK, between 2016 and 2018 there were 35,137 deaths from lung cancer in the UK. The disease accounts for a fifth of all UK cancer deaths and four people die from lung cancer every hour- that’s someone every 15 minutes in the UK (UKLCC).

So far, Phill and Andy have raised an incredible £4,500 for Cancer Research UK but there is still time for that number to increase! With your donations, you can help to raise further awareness of this cruel disease and bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

Cancer is happening right now, which is why raising money for Cancer Research UK is so important. There’s no time to lose!

Donating through these pages is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with Cancer Research UK and any donations will be hugely appreciated.

If you’d like to make a donation, you can at the link below:

https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/page/phillips-giving-page-68

Thank you.

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