Ross Tailor

News: YCO London Marathon

April 28, 2009 by Ross Tailor
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We are pleased to announce that the YCO London Marathon team have all successfully completed the Marathon
despite record breaking temperatures.

The sun was shining (a little bit too much!) on all the team and their supporters this year, with new runners Portia Hart and Katrina Arens completing the race in 4h10 and 4h34
respectively while Gary Wright (taking part for the third year running) and Glenn Trunley both set personal
bests. Special commendations go to Carl Gardner for finishing in a fantastic 3h29 and Mike Goulden who
unfortunately blew out his knee at the 16 mile mark but still managed to hobble round the rest of the course
to complete the race in a very painful 7 hours!

This fantastic effort means that YCO has now raised over £110,000 for the WellChild Charity in the last three
years and there are still many more donations coming in. On behalf of the team we would like to say a big thank
you to everyone who has shown their kind support, your generous contributions really helped to motivate the
entire team to complete this very difficult event.

For those of you who have made a pledge or who have not yet had a chance to make a donation it’s not too late to support this worthy cause, just see the details below on
how to donate. WellChild is a charity that has been working to improve children’s health for nearly 30 years. Its
mission is to improve children’s health and healthcare through research, information support and education. To
find out more about the charity or to make a donation online (by bank card), click:

Alternatively you can make a donation by:
Cheque – Any currency, made payable to: “YCO Ltd (London Marathon)” and mailed to:
Sofia Jernstrom at YCO, 9 av Président J.F. Kennedy, 98000, Monaco.
Bank transfer – Please contact us to receive our specially created London Marathon
account bank details (also suitable for international bank transfers).
Thank you for your support.

YCO 9, Av. Président J.F.K. Monte Carlo MC 98000 Monaco tel. +377 93 50 12 12 email. web.
YCO London Marathon team r ai ses over £110,000 for
Wel lChi ld after 3 year s of the London Mar athon!

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