Max's Marathon for Vulnerable Elders

$1,469 donated
Given by 32 generous donors in 5 weeks

Max is running a marathon over 7 days to help our vulnerable elders in the community. He wants everyone to feel safe and not be lonely.


Eight-year-old Max is pretty happy in his bubble. His big sister can be a bit annoying and Mum & Dad have a few more rules than he would like, but he knows that there are many people in the community who have been locked down all by themselves and he worries about them being lonely and afraid. He wants to help.

Max has decided to run a marathon over a week to support Age Concern Canterbury in all the work they do to look after our vulnerable elderly, especially during this very hard time.

He is running 6.02km every day for seven days around our property.

Any donation you can spare will be gratefully received and will go directly to Age Concern Canterbury.

Kathryn Taylor's involvement (page creator)

Mother and occasional running buddy to Max. Helping him raise funds for Age Concern Canterbury so they can continue to support the elderly in our community during these difficult times.

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Latest update

On the Home Straight  26 April 2020

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. Max is amazed that funds raised have topped $1,000!!

Today is the last day of running for Max and he is 10 laps down so far, just another 19 to go to the big finish!

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Latest donations

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Guest Donor on 17 May 2020
Good on you, stepping up to help!
Mary on 13 May 2020
Well done Max you are amazing. Looking forward to seeing you the next time you visit London, Give my love to Mum, Dad and Pippa. A big hug for you from Mary and Gerry ( friends of Granny Anne and Grandad Stuart) London, England xxxx
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Guest Donor on 13 May 2020
Jane on 12 May 2020
Good on you Max! I’m very impressed with your idea and your persistence in running the marathon at home on your own.
Jock on 09 May 2020

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