On 18 October 2009 husband-and-wife team, Tim Davies and Helen Davies-Kanakis, ran marathons on opposite sides of the globe. With Tim’s race in Amsterdam and Helen’s in San Francisco, both were looking for personal records and once again raising money for the Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust.
In the run-up to the event Tim and Helen appealed to their friends and family: “Please help us raise money for this worthy cause and in memory and honour of our great friend Jeremy Willson, who sadly died in March 2006 of new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD). He inspired and encouraged many, including both of us . . .