British Heart Foundation: The “Big Half”
16th April 2018
On the 4th of March, one of our own, Sales Director – Chris Dancer, ran the inaugural “Big Half” in London in aid of the British Heart Foundation
His “just giving” page has raised £1478, of which, A1 Pharmaceuticals donated £500 – making the total so far 147% of its target amount of £1000
It’s still open for anyone who wishes to donate:
Chris finished the 13.1 mile run in new personal best time of 02 Hours 29 minutes and 31 seconds.
Mo Farrah also took part in the event, coming in 1st place with a run time of 61:40, holding off Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru, who finished several metres behind Farah in 61:43, with Great Britain’s Callum Hawkins finishing in third place at 61:45.
A1 Pharmaceuticals Plc regularly support the British Heart Foundation and encourage regular screening for blood cholesterol /triglycerides, BMI and hypertension.
Gary Lewis, founder of A1 Pharmaceuticals Plc is a big advocate for The British Heart Foundation as his Mother sadly passed away due to a sudden unforeseen cardiac arrest at only 69 years old.
Having finished the race Chris has plans for future events:
The Great North Run in September
“London Marathon 2019??? maybe!!”
The British Heart Foundation have a clear mission:
“To win the fight against cardiovascular disease and our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from cardiovascular disease.”