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Ilkley Half Marathon
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Ilkley Half Marathon

Ilkley Half Marathon July 2019

BTFT trustees were inspired by Dr. Zakari Saye, now a Surgical Oncologist in Bamako, when he visited Burley in 2017. The charity was shocked to discover there is little cancer care in Mali. Trustee Chris Inglehearn organised a sponsored run.
Andy Inglehearn designed a logo specially for this event.

Jon Snow, a friend and advocate of BTFT, expressed his strong support, saying ‘It is truly wonderful to see the people of Burley and Téréli working together in this unique partnership for such a worthwhile cause‘

In a message of encouragement Zakari said ‘I am very pleased to hear that you are running to support the palliative care project in Mali, which will improve the quality of life for thousands of people in Mali. Every metre you run will give breath to the patients who will benefit from the care in this centre. Thank you for giving your time for this project. I congratulate you for your dedication and BRAVO. Thank you.‘

Sunday 14th July 2019 was the day for the half marathon. The weather was fine - the team were cheered on throughout the route. BTFT would like to thank all the runners, their families and friends, the Burley churches and community for their generous donations.

Thanks to Team BTFT – Chris, Keith, Tom, Colin, Neil, India, Richard, Mary, Lynne, David and Laura

Over £7,900 raised – including Gift Aid – Many thanks to all involved. BIRAPO!

The Finish
After the run
Logo designed by
Andy Inglehearn
Team BTFT
Team BTFT
Ilkley Half Marathon