Making A Difference At The London Marathon

On Sunday 21st April 2024, our team attended the London Marathon at the request of Pancreatic Cancer to provide much needed event massage services to their dedicated runners, we have worked with this lovely charity for the last 3 years and is always a highlight of our year. This year was no exception as we had the privilege of providing on-site post-event sports massage, sports therapy, and physiotherapy services to the incredible participants who crossed the finish line in support of this important cause.

The livewell sports therapy team providing post event massage at the London Marathon
The livewell sports therapy team providing post event massage at the London Marathon

As part of our commitment to supporting charitable organisations and promoting health and well-being in our community, we proudly offered our expertise to Pancreatic Cancer and its runners. With a team of 10 skilled sports therapists on hand, we were able to provide much-needed recovery and support to the marathon participants who had just completed the gruelling 26.2-mile race.

Our team has been attending the London Marathon to support Pancreatic Cancer for several years now, and each year brings new experiences and opportunities to make a difference. From providing post-race massages to offering guidance and support to runners recovering from injuries, we were honoured to play a role in helping them achieve their goals and overcome challenges.

A sports therapist performing a sports massage
A sports therapist performing a sports massage

The atmosphere at the London Marathon is always electric, with thousands of spectators cheering on the runners as they make their way through the iconic streets of London. As our team worked tirelessly to provide post-event care to the participants, we were inspired by their determination, resilience, and unwavering commitment to making a difference in the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Despite the physical and mental challenges that come with running a marathon, the runners we had the pleasure of working with were in high spirits and grateful for the support they received. It was incredibly rewarding to see the smiles on their faces as they received a well-deserved massage or a few words of encouragement from our team.

As the day came to a close and the last of the runners crossed the finish line, we couldn’t help but feel a sense of pride and fulfilment knowing that we had played a small part in their journey. The London Marathon for Pancreatic Cancer is not just a race; it’s a symbol of hope, resilience, and the power of community coming together to make a difference.

Hannah doing post event massage for a runner
Hannah doing post event massage for a runner

As we reflect on our amazing experience at the London Marathon, we are reminded of the importance of supporting charitable causes and giving back to those in need. We are grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such a meaningful event and look forward to continuing our partnership with Pancreatic Cancer in the years to come.

If you’re organising an event and are in need of on-site event massage or recovery services, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to participants, ensuring they have the best possible experience before, during, and after their event. Together, we can make a difference and support worthy causes like Pancreatic Cancer in their mission to raise awareness and find a cure.