Month: September 2016

Meet #TeamCardiff – Alexa Normore

Posted on 24 September 2016 by Susie Bailey

  Alexa Normore (Optometry 2015-) shares her motivation for running this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. “I am originally from Canada where I was played ice hockey competitively representing my University, province and  country.  After moving to Cardiff to study Optometry, I used more of my spare time to do things that I had not had the chance to do previously
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Meet #TeamCardiff- Andrew Hollins

Posted on 24 September 2016 by Susie Bailey

  Dr Andrew Hollins (PhD 2001) is running this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon in memory of two Cardiff University cancer researchers. “I’m running firstly in memory of Professors Alan Clarke and Chris McGuigan, two great Cardiff University cancer researchers who each sadly passed away in the last twelve months. Secondly, I want to generate support
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Mark Elliott

Posted on 23 September 2016 by Susie Bailey

In the lead up to the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon we are shining a spotlight on some of our #TeamCardiff runners. Senior lecturer from the School of Chemistry Mark Elliott, shares his story.   “I have just passed the slightly scary milestone of having worked at Cardiff University for 20 years. I’ve never been much of a runner, although I
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Meet #TeamCardiff Sophie Puet

Posted on 23 September 2016 by Susie Bailey

Sophie Puet (BA 2014) (MSC 2015) is running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon for dementia and mental health research; a cause close to her heart. “I’ve chosen to run for dementia and mental health research at Cardiff University to support the amazing scientists who are working hard to better understand neurological diseases. It’s a subject that is
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Ben Parker

Posted on 22 September 2016 by Susie Bailey

Ben Parker (Criminology 2014-) has taken on the challenge of running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon  after being influenced by a group of friends. “I’ve chosen to run for cancer research at Cardiff University because the work they do is invaluable and pioneering. Cancer is something close to my heart with relatives having sadly passed away and people
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