Thorpe and Egham Half Marathon
24 February 2019
Raise what you can
Join Team Action for the Thorpe and Egham Half Marathon, one of the only running events to ever have full road closures in Surrey. This flat route passes through some of beautiful Surrey countryside and is the perfect route for anyone aiming for a PB.
If you’re gearing up for the London Marathon, the Thorpe and Egham Half is perfectly placed in the training calendar for those wanting to test themselves over half the distance.
Why choose Action?
When Jo was admitted to hospital for emergency surgery 29 weeks into her pregnancy, nobody knew what the outcome would be for mother or baby. Thankfully, Jo and husband Will are now the proud parents of Samuel, who survived being born at just 30 weeks.
To give Samuel’s tiny lungs the best possible chance to develop, doctors injected Jo with steroids for two days ahead of the operation.
“For my family it was a hugely stressful time,” Jo says. “No-one knew what would happen to the baby. I was in a lot of pain so they were very concerned for me, too.”
Read more about Sam’s story here.