2012 Great South Run – Team Sophie Rolf

We are all competing in the 2012 Great South Run as Team Sophie in aid of KissyPuppy/Brainstrust.

The majority of us are not ‘runners’ so for most it is going to be a significant challenge – but by no means as great as the challenge faced by our little Sophie.

This is our joint fundraising page so please give generously in support of this very important cause.

Many thanks…

Steve Blamire
Helen Figgins
Toni Sexton
Theo Krekis
Peter Sexton
Yvonne Sexton
Dominic Sexton
Michael McMahon
Alex Cook
Jess Waite

The Great South Run, takes place on Sunday, 28 October 2012 over a 10 mile (16 kilometer) course through the streets of Portsmouth, passing landmarks such as HMS Victory and the Spinnaker Tower.


Click on a thumbnail to give you a slideshow of the images of Sophie below to scroll through.

Until very recently Sophie Rolf was a happy go lucky little 4 year old girl living on theIsle of Wightwith not a care in the world.

During May 2012 a Sophie ‘s parents noticed a tremor in her left arm and after numerous hospital visits and finally an MRI scan in June, the family received the terrible news that Sophie has brain cancer.

Sophie has an aggressive brain tumour and was set a course of radiotherapy, chemotherapy and was accepted on a drug trial within weeks of diagnosis. Sophie has recently has another MRI scan and although still inoperable the tumour was responding to the treatment and had shrunk by around 38%.

We have set up KissyPuppy as a mechanism to fund raise for Sophie. The money raised will be used to support Sophie’s journey through this and to ensure Sophie and her family get as many magical experiences as possible.