marina 1Chris Michael and Marina Elles completed the shinewalk half marathon last Saturday September the 28th 2013 starting and returning to  Battersea power station .

Marina Elles who was  born in Toronto and is now living in London was only three years old when she lost her mother Florentia to pancreatic cancer in 1993 who died at the age of 27. Her father is Kyriacos Elles former President of the Cypriot Federation of Canada.

Marina completed the walk last Saturday September the 28th 2013 with her boyfriend Chris Michael from London the son of Andrew Michael committee member at 12 Apostles Greek Orthodox Church at Brookmans Park and Doulla Michael Chair of Bowes Greek school.

Shine is Cancer Research UK’s night- time walking marathon open to men, women and children over 13 years.

You can Choose to complete either a full marathon or a half marathon to raise funds for translational research, and help turn breakthroughs in the lab into real treatments for patients.

In 2013 Shine returned to London for the third year running. Shine 2013 was the flagship event for Stand Up To Cancer, a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4.

Their  night-time walking marathon enables you to stay in shape and raise money for the cancer you want to beat.

Marina said “What an emotional, inspirational and exhausting night! After walking for over four hours straight we did it! We completed half a marathon! It was absolutely amazing to see 16000 others all touched by cancer, motivated to make a difference.

Thanks to you and your donations you have helped cancer uk research move one step further in finding a cure. If you haven’t donated yet please do so, every little bit helps. You can still donate until October 23rd”.

Marina Elles is raising money for Cancer Research UK – please support them on JustGiving.
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You can help Marina raise money for this great cause by donating directly to their fundraising page – thank you for your support!

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One Response to Chris and Marina complete the shinewalk for cancer

  1. Ria Michael says:

    So proud of our niece marina, her mum would have been so proud xxx

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