Welwyn Garden City runners to tackle London Marathon for Isabel Hospice

PUBLISHED: 11:00 02 April 2018

Karen Day and her dad. Picture: Isabel Hospice.

Karen Day and her dad. Picture: Isabel Hospice.

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Two Welwyn Garden City runners will tackle the London Marathon in aid of the “amazing” Isabel Hospice.

Becca Hayden is running the London Marathon in aid of Isabel Hospice. Picture: Isabel Hospice.Becca Hayden is running the London Marathon in aid of Isabel Hospice. Picture: Isabel Hospice.

Karen Day, 44, will run in memory of her father Alan Chamberlain – ‘Alboy’ – who was looked after by the WGC-based charity during his final days in 2015.

Her cousin David Wyeth, while also raising money for the hospice, was fondly referred to as “wobbly legs” after he was helped across the line last year by a fellow runner last year.

Reminiscing on how the charity looked after her father, Karen said: “What an amazing place, for Alan and for all of us.

“He was treated with so much dignity and respect. We were all wrapped up in the arms of this special unit.”

To sponsor Karen visit: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/KarenDay7.

Another regular hospice supporter, WGC runner Becca Hayden, is also raising money for the charity by jogging in memory of her uncle.

She said: “My uncle Ross lost his battle with cancer a few years ago and spent five days under the care of Isabel Hospice.

“My auntie Iris lost her battle with motor neurone disease and also spent her last days in the wonderful care of Isabel Hospice, so it is a place our family hold dear to our hearts.”

To sponsor her visit: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/BeccaHayden


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