James Martin
12  year  Mo Bro
community ambassador

$1,208

Target: $2,000
raised $28,543 since 2011
My motivation
Fundraising for cause areas including:
Men's health
Mental health and suicide prevention

2022 CHALLENGE #milesformarc

This year I am taking on my longest challenge - running virtually from Wimbledon to Glasgow in memory of my fellow MoBro Marc Rodwell. I will run for #60 days and cover 400+ miles

I have lived with a condition called Dysthymia (persistent depressive disorder) for more than 25 years and came close to taking my own life because I felt I was alone, unable to talk and not a proper man. Men make up 3/4 of all suicides and vtb thereby unfortunately last year numbers increased by more than 10% with over 90 men a week taking their own lives in the UK alone.

The Movember Foundation focuses solely on men's health, encouraging us to be Men of More Words, working to get more men talking, mental illness de-stigmatised and preventing suicide which takes the life of a man every minute globally

Thanks for helping me to support their vital work in saving men’s lives

How I'm
getting involved
0 of 600 kilometres
running
walking
I'm moving 600km this Movember (London to Glasgow) for Marc Rodwell and for the 60 men we lose each hour of every day.
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Nice One James!

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Nice One James!

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Great job pal keep up the good work :)

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Great job pal keep up the good work :)

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Well done, James!

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Well done, James!

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You are such an inspiration James, well done on all you have achieved, stand tall, be proud and never give in

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You are such an inspiration James, well done on all you have achieved, stand tall, be proud and never give in

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One day to go! Raising money to prevent male suicide. One man every minute takes his own life and many more die a slower death with drug and alcohol addiction. Let’s take better care of our men and their mental health.

Previous year's activities
158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6 km

Lunch with Olly, Ted and Nicky

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Back to a 6km work run with Ana and Will

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 12.3 km

Damn early - just me and the foxes

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 10 km

Leeds MoRun. My fastest run of the month 45.32!! Great run

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 12.3 km

Blackpool MoRun. Met Dave from Fix events

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Great run with JBT before smashing Ed’s burrito kitchen

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Early morning with the MoSistas and Andy!

158 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Early morning 6.30, chilly but a great crew

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 10 km

Wow that was fun. Running 22 laps of The Stoop with huge thanks to Harlequins Foundation and the great work they are doing with Movember

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Bloody cold this morning but had some brave (or crazy) co-runners!

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 7.3 km

Damn early, 5.30 start!

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 12 km

Nottingham MoRun. Very muddy course and bit damp. Met Jason from U4

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 12 km

Birmingham MoRun. Great day and a great time 48 mins!!!

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 12.2 km

Hard! Cold and damp, by myself, early morning and watch stopped so had to do extra!

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Great Lunch run with Amy Antcliffe, Harvey and Agnis. Beautiful weather, sunny but chilly

159 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6 km

Great lunch run with Mike, Jo, Nicky and eventually David. We lost Mike and Nicky for the photo

160 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6 km

Morning crew back with me - regulars! Chilly again

Previous year's posts
160 Week(s) Ago

160 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Ran with my younger daughter

160 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Well the ankle seems to be holding up this morning. Ana and Gemma the brilliant MoSistas with me this morning

160 Week(s) Ago
I ran 6.1 km

Most inspiring run so far with Sonya. Awesome chat!!

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Hi James,

My name’s Owen, and I’m the CEO here at the Movember Foundation. I just wanted to get in touch personally to say congratulations and thank you, for kicking off your Movember in such a big way. £1,883 is fantastic!

To help you understand the impact of your efforts, our team have put together this video, it profiles some of the fantastic projects we’re currently funding here in the UK.

Keep up the great work, and if there’s anything at all that we can help you with please do get in touch with us at Mo HQ - info.uk@movember.com .

Mo on,
Owen

211 Week(s) Ago

What a brilliant afternoon at the Movember Long Lunch. Thanks all who attended and thank you Alex and Rachael for hosting us. Awesome company and great food

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It is brilliant being able to run with people and for them to share why Movember is important to them! Ran with our business analyst intern Denver, today and he is very open about why it is good to talk. I do see a generational difference but still not to a level that we have this cracked so we still need to be men of more words and get the men in our lives to talk more!

213 Week(s) Ago

Up in Blackpool for daughters dance competition. Have done 2 runs up here on the promenade and as it is Blackpool the Rock a Mo tag is appropriate. Thinking about why I was doing the challenge on my run and it is to support those who may be struggling right now. Reach out to someone who you are concerned about. It could change their lives.

213 Week(s) Ago

213 Week(s) Ago

First 6km run done this morning with some great supports, namely our European MD, European Risk Manager and European Airport Relations Director. Had a great run, avoided the rain and raised the issue of talking about mental health...Brilliant start to my Movember Challenge

214 Week(s) Ago

Today is the last day of the beard before the big shave. Looking forward to tomorrow when the 6k a day challenge starts!!! Hope it is a bit warmer than this morning! ❄️❄️❄️

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262 Week(s) Ago

Well I have blown past the 100kms YEAH!!!! Up to 111kms at the minute...will try for 130.
Thanks Ben for the cake...need a few calories to be honest!

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264 Week(s) Ago

An interesting pic from the MoRun in Battersea...thanks to the great Enterprise team of Bex, Leanne, Frankie, Amy, Donna, the Martin family and chief cheerleader Hannah for braving the freezing temperatures and helping to raise money for this great cause!

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Dedication this morning. Park run in the rain. More puddles than path! Mud galore!!!

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