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Everton Boss Praises ‘Inspirational’ Marathon Mission



Everton Boss Praises 'Inspirational' Marathon Mission

Sean Dyche has led the reward for ‘inspirational’ Jack Dowling after the Everton Senior Staff health coach accomplished his superb problem of operating 26 marathons in 26 weeks in help of his late brother, Tom, and Macmillan Most cancers Help.

Jack set himself the feat of operating a marathon of marathons after Tom was recognized with most cancers. It rapidly grew to become referred to as Mission 26:26.  

As Jack crossed the 2024 London Marathon end line on Sunday, shortly earlier than his beloved Everton’s 2-0 dwelling win over Nottingham Forest, he had run the equal distance of Goodison Park to Berlin since beginning the enterprise final 12 months.

Tom sadly handed away on the finish of March and the ideas of everybody at Everton and MacMillan proceed to be with Jack, his household and all of Tom’s mates.

After Jack’s phonomenal accomplishment, Dyche saluted his superb work and fundraising efforts.

He mentioned: “Everybody on the Membership is massively happy with Jack on his improbable achievement to finish 26 marathons.

“We all know how a lot this has meant to him and his household in honour of his brother Tom, and Jack’s superb efforts have helped increase 1000’s of kilos for charity.

“Hopefully our win in the present day supplied an additional enhance as Jack takes a well-earned relaxation after a superb and inspirational feat.”

Nicole Mcilveen, senior fundraising supervisor at Macmillan Most cancers Help, added: “I’m so happy with Jack and honoured that he selected to help Macmillan. 

“The cash raised from Jack’s marathon of marathons will assist us proceed our work in guaranteeing individuals with most cancers get the very important help they want proper now. We’re virtually solely funded by donations from our supporters, and we will solely be there for individuals thanks the efforts of fundraisers like Jack.

“At instances it has been robust watching Jack over the previous 26 weeks as he has battled damage and grief, nevertheless it has principally been inspiring. Witnessing the neighborhood that Jack and his household and mates have created, in addition to the individuals he has supported, inspired and introduced energy to throughout this problem has been a pleasure.”

The problem could also be full, however donations are nonetheless gratefully acquired. Jack’s fundraising web page is on the market on JustGiving and by way of Instagram @project26.26 or his devoted web site

You too can textual content PROJECT2626 to 70550 to make a single £5 donation.

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