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Fundraisers’ stories

Be inspired by our fundraisers’ stories – and let us know if you’d like to add yours!

Nicky ran the London Marathon in memory of her lost baby.

Having experienced a missed miscarriage, Nicky wanted to help the Miscarriage Association support others affected by miscarriage.

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Running became Kate’s salvation

After experiencing multiple miscarriages, running became Kate’s salvation.

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Jen ran the 2019 London Marathon

Jen was a member of our 2019 London Marathon team. Husband Peter tells the story from his perspective.

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Running the 2019 London Marathon for the Miscarriage Association

Dan shares his reasons for running the 2019 London Marathon.

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Amy and Dean

Amy and Dean took part in the Great North Run in September 2018.

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‘Puddle Hoppers’ swim the Channel

After 18 months of training, Pete, Chris, Becky and Kelly swam the English Channel in relay.

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Andy sets out for a skydive

Andy wanted to support the work of the Miscarriage Association and do something in memory of the baby he lost.

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Roseanne’s remembrance fundraiser

Roseanne held a fundraiser to help remember her babies and give support to others.

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Nick’s run to raise awareness

After Nick and his wife experienced 4 miscarriages, he decided to help raise awareness by taking part in his first ever run.

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Kim’s half marathon

Kim wanted to do something positive after a missed miscarriage.

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2018 London Marathon Team

Photos and comments from the Miscarriage Association’s 2018 London Marathon team.

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Kate’s story – London Marathon 2018

Kate talks about her experience of miscarriage and why it made her want to break down barriers and raise awareness.

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Nathan’s story – London Marathon 2018

Nathan shares his experience of 2 miscarriages and what it was like running a marathon for the M.A..

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Kim’s squat-athon

Kim chose a fundraising challenge to push herself and give something back.

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Siân’s winter sea swim

Siân took part in a Boxing Day sea swim to raise funds and awareness, and as a part of her healing following three miscarriages.

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Jamie’s 100 miles

After Jamie and his wife experienced a miscarriage in 2017, he ran 100 miles in a month to raise money for the Miscarriage Association.

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Stacey’s charity insanity class

Stacey talks about how organising a charity event helped give her something to focus on after her miscarriage.

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Pink and blue fundraising

Tracey raised funds by asking friends and colleagues to wear pink and blue during Babyloss Awareness Week.

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Nicola took part in the Kilt Walk

After the loss of her IVF twins, Nicola chose to fundraise to help others going through something similar.

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Aislinn and Ericka take on Edinburgh

Members of our Edinburgh support group, Aislinn and Ericka ran the Edinburgh 10k to give something back.

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13.1 Miles for all the Angels in the Sky

Helina talks about running the 20k Manchester Half Marathon, on 28 May 2017.

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Katherine’s Zumbathon

After her fourth miscarriage, Katherine channelled her energy into organising a Zumbathon, with Shahina’s help.

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Natasza’s sprint triathlon

After her 6th miscarriage, Natasza took part in the Hever Castle triathlon.

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Aisling’s story

Aisling and family abseiled down Belfast’s Europa Hotel in March 2017.

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2016 London Marathon team

Comments and photos from the Miscarriage Association’s 2016 London Marathon team.

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Craig Watt

2014 London Marathon team

Photos and comments from the 2014 Miscarriage Association London Marathon team.

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Niki Whitaker

Niki’s story

Niki Whitaker ran the London Marathon for the Miscarriage Association in 2013.

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Rachel Gribben

Rachel’s story

Rachel ran the London Marathon for the Miscarriage Association in 2013.

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Pete’s story

Pete ran the London Marathon for the Miscarriage Association in 2013.

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2013 London Marathon team

London Marathon stories and photos from our 2013 Marathon team members, Rosie, Nick, Terry and Simon.

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Nicola’s story

Nicola Roper ran the London Marathon for the Miscarriage Association in April 2016.

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