Running to suceed: Aubert is running the London Marathon for Spinal Research

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28th May 2016 - News update
Aubert successfully ran the London Marathon in aid of Spinal Research UK in just over 3 hours - a fantastic achievement. He raised over £1,200 for the charity that researches into new treatments for spinal cord injury. Well done Aubert!

11th February 2016

OxIOSCR student, Aubert Ribaucourt is set to run the prestigious Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 24th April 2016. He is raising money for Spinal Research, a charity that researches into new treatments to repair spinal cord injuries and prevent permanent paralysis.

“I started running on a regular basis about 1.5 - 2 years ago. My first race was the Oxford Town and Gown 10K in May 2014. After this enjoyable and exciting experience I have been gradually increasing the length, strength and frequency of my training. I have now completed the Oxford Half Marathon twice and I am currently aiming to run in the famous London Marathon. I haven’t always been a very athletic guy but since I discovered this new passion, I can’t imagine being unable to pursue it. This is what, unfortunately, many people suffering from spinal cord damage have to face. It would be great if I could run on behalf of those who couldn't.

So, please help me to achieve my goal [target £1,000; current total: £385). Any contribution will be much appreciated. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the charity.”

Aubert's fundraising page

Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this.

Photo credit: Sandra Ainsua Martinez
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