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Iron Man Mark makes donation to George Eliot Oncology Unit

Iron Man Mark

Mark Stokes completed a triathlon this year to raise over £2,200 to support George Eliot Hospital Trust Oncology and Dorothea unit.

 Mark took part in the triathlon event which started and finished at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham in July. This gruelling event included a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride followed by a marathon run. He also took part in the Ride London 100 mile bike ride a week later.

This donation will help to buy an Infusion Pump to help cancer patients at the George Eliot. Mark. He has been undertaking a different challenge for the last four years to support chosen charities or hospital services. 

Mark said: “I was so pleased to complete this intensive challenge as I enjoy working towards a goal that will support a good cause. This year I wanted to support the George Eliot Hospital Oncology Unit which has recently supported a family member.

“I enjoy challenges that get you outside and involve getting fitter”.

Chemotherapy Nurse, Rachel Whitehorn said: “Our team is always so humbled by the kind donations from local people when they are themselves are going through a difficult time

“We would like to thank Mark for his kind donation and hard work completing his challenges.”

The George Eliot Hospital will be putting a plaque on the equipment that Mark has helped to purchase.

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