• The CATS 10K Challenge

    Join our challenge and run or walk 10K for charity!

Introducing The CATS 10K Challenge

Direct Line Group (DLG) is supporting The Cure & Action for Tay-Sachs (CATS) through The CATS 10K Challenge. You can sign up to walk, jog or run 10km, with the ultimate aim of having a different person running on a different day, for an entire year. Starting on 1st April 2017 runners, will be asked to sign up by picking a day to run, and then uploading a photo of themselves to the website.

Entry is £15 and will cover a running t-shirt and pair of rainbow laces.

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Patricia DurãoExecutive Director - The CATS Foundation
Dan LewiChief Executive - The CATS Foundation
Daniel HowAudit Partner - Direct Line Group
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  • “I loved taking part in the original CATS 10K Challenge!”

    Brain Watson

  • “I signed up and plan to run with my team!”

    Ross O'Daly

  • “I love to run so taking part was an easy choice for me.”

    Mark Jenkinson

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Interested in taking part in The CATS 10K Challenge? Sign up

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The CATS Foundation

The CATS Foundation was established in June 2011 by Daniel and Patricia Lewi. Their daughter Amelie was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs at fifteen months of age in March 2011 and at the time there was no UK based charity dedicated to providing support for families affected by Tay-Sachs or Sandhoff disease. The CATS Foundation’s main focus is supporting families affected by Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff whilst also raising awareness of the diseases.

The charity provides a support network, respite trips and vital equipment so that a sufferers quality of life is as high as possible. The CATS Foundation also provides funding to the research team who are investigating a potential treatment for both Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I donate?

    It is very easy to make your donation – simply visit the Justgiving page and the link below. Donate now

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    Who can I contact?

    If you need more information about The CATS 10K Challenge you can contact either Dan Lewi at The CATS Foundation or Daniel How from Direct Line Group on: Dan Lewi – dan@cats-foundation.org Daniel How – Daniel.How@directlinegroup.co.uk

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    How much does it cost?

    When you sign up you will be asked to make a £15 donation to The CATS Foundation via Justgiving. When you register an email will be sent to you with details on how to make the donation.

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    Who can take part?

    Anyone can take part in the challenge – just sign up at the top of the website.

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    How do I sign up?

    It is very easy to sign up – go to the top of the website and fill in your details.

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