Georgia’s Peterborough Half Marathon
14th October 2018
Georgia Calver will be taking part in the Peterborough Great Eastern Half Marathon Run, raising both funds for The Trust and awareness of nut allergies.
Georgia’s sister lives with a severe nut allergy so she is passionate about increasing understanding and spreading the word of how seriously allergies have to be taken.
Good luck Georgia!
Paddy’s ‘One Last Time’
Sunday 21st October 2018
On Sunday 21st October this year, Paddy Richardson will be taking part ‘One last Time’ in a Banger race, at the Arena Essex Raceway, in Purfleet Essex, in the PRI Legends Meeting for the Ronnie Martin Memorial Trophy. He will be raising funds for both The Amy May Trust and The Meningitis Foundation.
He tells us “I do not consider myself as a “Legend”, I prefer to say “Veteran”, but I was lucky enough to race during the 80’s and 90’s, with some real Legends of Ovals, and have so many fond memories of this time”
To reads Paddy’s story visit please his Facebook page https://bit.ly/2xd2YYz
To sponsor Paddy and support both him and these two very worthwhile causes please visit his Just Giving page https://bit.ly/2D3qk9t
Nash’s London Marathon
28th April 2019
Nash Crosbie-Hill was delighted to receive a ballot place for The London Marathon 2019. Nash, lives with a severe allergy to nuts and sesame seeds and the extreme difficulty that this brings.
Nash, we are delighted that you have chosen to run for The Amy May Trust. Thank you.
Peter’s London Marathon
28th April 2019
Peter Basham’s daughter Sarah-Jane lives with a serious nut allergy, so he understands only too well the difficulties faced on a daily basis.
Thank you Peter for taking on the London Marathon, raising awareness for all of those who live with allergy with every step of the 26.2 mile route.
Lukes’s Nuclear Race
18th May 2019
Luke Ely has known Amy since childhood.
He is taking on his second Nuclear Race in her name, the race requires hardcore training, taking on 100 tough obstacles requiring both physical and mental endurance. Go Luke – we are proud of you.
Bryony’s Half Marathon
May 19th 2019
Bryony Taylor de Haan will be running the Hackney half marathon, raising awareness for The Trust and helping out Amy whom she met in Spain when she was young. The picture shows Bryony’s husband Taco with Amy behind their bar in days gone by.
Thank you Bryony, we will be willing you on and wish you a great day!
Lindsey’s Half Marathon
May 19th 2019
Lindsey Bowers is an ex-colleague of Amy’s and a permanent friend.
Lindsey and Amy worked together on ITV’s This Morning programme, sharing much laughter and closeness amidst the pressure and commitment of the daily aired programme.
On May 19th, Lindsey runs the Hackney half marathon in the name of her friend. Good luck Lindsey – Amy is lucky to have you in her life!
Gregor’s Half Marathon
The Half Dram – Dundee Half Marathon
Sunday 7th July at 9:30am.
Gregor Tweed is sixteen years old and lives with severe allergy to tree and ground nuts.
About to enter his sixth year, Gregor is part of a well travelled family and understands the extreme difficulties that can arise when in contact with people who are not aware of the severity of allergies.
Good luck with The Half Dram Gregor, we are very proud of you and shall be willing you on every step of the way!
Laura’s Ironman 70.3
24th August 2019
Laura Fernandez Alonso will be undertaking the enormous challenge of the Ironman 70.3 event in Vichy, next summer. This event will see her swim 1.2 miles, cycle 56 miles and then finish with a 13.1 mile run. So impressive!
Thank you Laura and the very best of luck.
Ian’s Ironman. Italy.
21st September 2019
Ian Patterson takes on the arduous Ironman challenge in September, an event certainly not for the faint hearted, made even more bravely taken on by the fact that by Ian’s own admission he is not the best of swimmers!
We are so impressed Ian. Thank you.
Ella’s Double Tough Mudder’s
4th May 2019 + 21st September 2019
Klagenfurt, Austria 2020
5th July 2020
This feat of endurance consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run, which has to be completed without a break within a 16 hour timespan.
Good luck Laura, you are a superwoman!
Lindsey and Marks’ Wedding
August 8th 2020
On August 8, 2020, Amy’s friends Lindsey and Mark will be getting married at Sutton Hall in Essex.
Amy knew both through her years at ITV and spent many happy days working alongside Lindsey as a digital producer on shows like This Morning and Good Morning Britain – there were also many happy prosecco-fuelled nights, too!
The pair look forward to having Amy as a guest at their big day and in lieu of a wedding list, invite friends and family to make a donation to the Amy May Trust. Any amount, no matter how small, will be enormously appreciated as it will go towards the vital therapies Amy still so desperately needs. Thank you.
Jade’s Sky Dive
1st September 2018
Dave and Russ’s Mt Kilimanjaro Climb
August 30th – September 5th
The intimidating height of almost 6000 metres would test the perseverance and strength of most of us mere mortals so we wish every good luck to these two ex military conquerors.
Lee’s Boxing Match
Saturday September 29th 2018
Lee Gardiner has always boxed for fitness and fun, but never has he taken on a fight. This Autumn he is doing just that, throwing and taking the punches for Amy.
Team Amy May Trust: The 2018 Moonlight Colourthon
7th July 2018
The Moonlight Colourthon is a walking half marathon set against the backdrop of Southend by night. Walkers leave Chalkwell Park at 6pm and walk the 13+ mile course taking in the sights of the Westcliff clifftops, Southend pier and the seafront, Leigh fishing sheds and back to the finish line in Chalkwell Park
Three Peaks Challenge for Amy May
6th June 2018
Ann’s Derby Half Marathon
3rd June 2018
Ann Priestley is taking part in the Derby Half Marathon this summer.
The impressive route takes runners into the city centre, through both the historic market place and stunning Elvaston Castle Country Park and finishes at Pride Park.
Thank you and good luck Ann!
Mount Snowden Climb for Amy and The Stroke Association
6th May 2018
A family team are taking on the challenge of climbing Mount Snowden on May 6th to raise funds equally for The Amy May Trust along with The Stroke Association.
Both of these great causes are very dear to the hearts of Vicki, Debbie, Lorraine, Lynsey and Keith, as one of their own family member has a nut allergy, and Mum / Aunt suffered a serious stroke. As they train and take on this arduous challenge they will have their own loved Auntie May and our Amy May close in mind.
Ellen’s London Marathon
22nd April 2018
Tamsin’s London Marathon
22nd April 2018
Sue’s London Marathon
22nd April 2018
Team MBS Obstacle Challenge
24th March 2018
80 at 80 for Amy
22nd February 2018
Celebrating a milestone birthday soon, Lyn Hopkins has chosen to mark the occasion by doing something very special, a challenge which many of us would find ambitious at any age.
Lyn is the mother of Amy’s physiotherapist Nigel Kimpton, and will be swimming a length of the pool for every candle on her birthday cake! Amazing.
John and James Half Marathon
25th February 2018. POSTPONED
Due to injury, this event has been postponed, we will post an update on a new date as soon as we know!
This is a new experience for our regular loyal supporter John who has taken on many a challenge in his friend Amy’s name. We welcome James who has run before to our growing number of fantastic friends of The Trust. Thank you both.