‘Hike-It’

Ken Gregory and his daughter Vicky are taking a hike in Italy.

In memory of their beloved wife and mother – Gio, who tragically died of a pulmonary embolism in 2019, Ken and Vicky will be walking 100km of the Via Francigena to Rome to raise funds and awareness of Thrombosis.

My beloved best friend, Soph, aged 28, died suddenly and tragically in 2019

Sarah’s beloved best friend, Soph, died suddenly and tragically in 2019 aged just 28. To honour her memory and take part in something way beyond her comfort zone, she signed up to the Royal Parks Half Marathon in April 2021, the Edinburgh Half in May 2021 and is rounding the year off with the Amsterdam Marathon in October 2021.

For Sophie Christopher

On Monday 3rd June 2019 daughter, sister, partner, best-friend, colleague, and all-round shining comet of a person, Sophie Christopher, suddenly and tragically passed away at the age of 28 despite the best efforts of A&E staff at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Woolwich, ironically where Sophie had once worked to earn money as a student, to save her.

Charlotte's Fundraising Events

On 4th October 2014, Charlotte Anderson’s brother, Matthew, died suddenly and unexpectedly from a pulmonary embolism.

In 2016 Charlotte undertook a variety of events in his memory and in 2019, Charlotte came back to undertake another fundraiser for us.

Chris's gruelling Ride Across Britain

In March 2014, Chris Tweedy’s wife, Nicky, had a routine day case varicose vein operation. Less than 36 hours later she sadly died of a pulmonary embolism when a blood clot formed at the operation site and travelled through her heart to her lungs.

Mark's 50km Swimming Challenge 2019

Following a pulmonary embolism (blood clot on the lung) in 2016, I took up swimming to help me recover physically and mentally.

I have challenged myself to complete 5 swimming marathons in 7 weeks. 

Charlotte's climb - Mount Snowden

In July 2019, I am participating in a group climb of Mount Snowdon with my school. I am so grateful to have been given this opportunity and am so excited about using it as an excuse to promote awareness and raise money for Thrombosis UK!

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