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Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Andy, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. Andy

    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    As we didn't have a thread for Mike's efforts, thought I'd start one.

    From Mike's website
    http://www.mikeseumarathons.eu/
    https://www.facebook.com/mikeseumarathons/

    Latest blog
    http://mikeseumarathons.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/augseptoct-update.html

    ETA: Direct link to Mike's JustGiving page, https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mikeseumarathons
     
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  2. BurnA

    BurnA Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Has anyone invited Mike here ?
    I met Mike at iime last year, great guy.
     
  3. Andy

    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I've just sent him a message about this thread.
     
  4. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thanks Andy. And of course, thanks to Mike too. It's really been a marathon of marathons, and it's really impressive to see how this campaign has also been used to successfully generate decent media coverage too. Great work!
     
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  5. Joh

    Joh Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    For the German speaking folks here (I know at least 2 :)), I wrote a tiny article about Mike that was published yesterday in the monthly ME/CFS update of The German Association: https://www.mecfs.de/mecfs-update-112017/

    Edit: I also used a quote from Anil's article that I liked: "Mike Harley is running for our lives".
     
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  6. Andy

    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    @Joh , it would be great if you could create a thread for the monthly update, assuming there isn't one already.
     
  7. Andy

    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Update from Mike on Facebook
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    https://www.facebook.com/mikeseumarathons/posts/1949308485330858
     
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  8. Mike Harley

    Mike Harley Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    ha beat me to it Andy, cheers!
     
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  9. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Welcome to the forum Mike, and thanks for all your work.
     
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    Hello @Mike Harley - great to see you here!
    In case I haven’t told you - I think what you have done and are doing for ME awareness is totally amazing. :trophy@:trophy@:trophy@
     
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    Grigor Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  13. Grigor

    Grigor Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thanks man. Was following it a bit already. Good idea to open a thread about speedy Mike.
     
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    Allele Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Welcome to the forum, @Mike Harley and @Grigor , it's great to see you here.

    Thank you so much both of you for bringing awareness. So amazing and heartwarming!
     
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  15. Mike Harley

    Mike Harley Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Just a quick one to say thanks for supporting me this year everyone.

    I hope you were able to have pleasant pain-free Christmasses and hope that 2018 is a better year.

    Looking forward to making more friends next year and hopefully adding to the £9.6K we have for Invest In ME's biomedical research projects.

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    (15) Malta (Malta) - Sun Feb 25th
    (16) Vienna (Austria) - Sun Apr 22nd
    (17) Copenhagen (Denmark) - Sun May 13th
    (18) Tallinn (Estonia) - Sun Sept 9th
    (19) Sofia (Bulgaria) - Sun Oct 14th

    I'm injured at the moment with minor calf tears but hope to be back ready for Malta

    Catch up soon

    Mike

    www.justgiving.com/mikeseumarathons
    www.mikeseumarathons.eu
    www.facebook.com/mikeseumarathons
    @mikeseumaras
     
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    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Best wishes with your recovery from injury.
     
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    Happy New Year @Mike Harley ! I hope you recover soon. Thank you for such a huge effort on our behalf.
     
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    Do take care of yourself. Don't run if you are not up to it. We all know what happens when you push yourself more than you should. ;)
     
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    Joh Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I know that you're already happily married, otherwise I'd propose now! :) Thanks for all your advocacy work!
     
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