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Help our marathon runner raise vital funds

Mum of four, Jana Jilkova, is running the London Marathon this Sunday for Certitude to help raise money for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health support needs.

Jana has two boys with learning disabilities and the work Certitude does is close to her heart. The London Marathon is one of the most famous marathons in the world. Every year, nearly 40,000 people run the 26.219 mile course around the Thames, taking in famous London landmarks such as Big Ben and Tower Bridge. Every penny you donate to Jana will make a difference to people’s lives throughout London.

“I am a mum to four gorgeous boys, two of whom have Fragile X Syndrome. The painful reality is that they will not be able to live independently or without constant care and help. They have many different issues…but this story is not about that.

I’ve chosen to run the marathon for Certitude, an amazing London charity that supports people with learning disabilities. When I think about my boys future I am scared, but knowing that charities like Certitude are out there makes me feel a bit better and less alone in all this.

I know first-hand about the life-changing stuff these guys do for the learning disabilities community. I feel honoured to be running the London Marathon for Certitude and I will try my best to spread the word and raise as much funds as I can.”

Jana is training hard for this Sunday's marathon. Donate to Jana's cause and help us raise vital funds for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs across London.