Mum will run in memory of son

PUBLISHED: 09:00 24 September 2012

Jenny Mitchell who will be running the Bristol Half Marathon.

Jenny Mitchell who will be running the Bristol Half Marathon.

Archant

A CLEVEDON mum will take part in the Bristol Half Marathon in memory of her young son, Kane.

Jenny Mitchell will be fundraising for Leukaemia Research, a cause close to her heart.

Kane was just 18 months old when he died from acute myeloid leukaemia 10 years ago.

Jenny, aged 32, said: “I really hope they can find a cure for leukaemia so nobody else has to go through what I have.

“It is the most common cancer in children.”

Jenny, who lives in Hillview Avenue with her three other children and her husband Wayne, has been a keen runner for the past few years but this is the first half marathon she has taken part in. For the past six months she has stepped-up her training in the hope of being well-prepared for the event on September 30.

* Anyone wishing to sponsor Jenny can do so by visiting her webpage at www.justgiving.com/jennymitchell1


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Somerset Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the North Somerset Times