Laura Bird, whose life was conserved by East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), is running 30 half marathons in one month this month in order to raise cash for the crucial services it offers.
All of Laura’s runs begin and end up in St Ives, outside the taproom– though they will not all follow the exact same path– and she did her very first on Monday (November 1).
Ahead of the very first half marathon, she informed the Cambridge Independent that she was feeling a little worried, however kept in mind: “I’m all ready and all set to go; I have actually simply got to go out and do it now …”
Although it is a complicated obstacle, Laura states she’s attempted comparable difficulties prior to. “As much as you certainly require to have some sort of fitness, it’s quite a mental obstacle also,” she stated. “As long as I make certain that I keep favorable, I’ll be great. There’s a great deal of assistance from individuals also.”
Discussing why she is running for EAAA, Laura, who turns 30 on November 8, stated: “When I was 18, I was associated with a quite extreme traffic accident, where I sustained some quite life-altering injuries– great deals of damaged bones.
” I broke my thigh, broke my hand … and they air-lifted me to Addenbrooke’s on that day, and I’m rather sure that had they not air-lifted me in time I would have likely lost my leg, or my life, so I seem like I owe my extremely pleased and healthy life to East Anglian Air Ambulance.”
In September, Laura signed up with EAAA pilot Eduardo Prato for a few of the method as he ran 3 marathons in 2 days from Cambridge to Norwich. Eduardo will pay back the favour on November 19.
[Read more: Eduardo Prato of East Anglian Air Ambulance completes marathon challenge]
” The 19th is a Saturday and it’s Superhero Saturday, so I’m going to be using a pilot’s flight match to run in,” stated Laura. “Certainly, they are superheroes in my eyes.” To follow Laura and for a link to her JustGiving page, see runbirdyrun.co.uk/ 30-for-30/