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Welcome to the Shield Run website

Helping to raise funds and awareness for Pancreatic Cancer

My name is Laurence East and I am a Sergeant in Thames Valley Police…

I was recently diagnosed with incurable pancreatic cancer. I have created this website to help with awareness of this type of hard to diagnose and treat cancer and to promote fundraising, particularly amongst other police forces who may wish to take up the challenge of the ‘Shield Run’ in full protective kit, running a mile individually or getting a full PSU together and see if you can beat our PSU time of 13 minutes and 21 seconds for a mile.

A new challenge…

The shield run returns, still in full kit but this time 74, yes 74. 74 miles, a mile a time, once a week at stadiums around the land……

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19 May 2022

Kayaking the River Severn

Time to go Kayaking again! This time instead of the Thames, we take on the River Severn

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15 December 2020

The Original Shield Run

Quite simple, run 24 miles, a mile a day. That seemed too easy so I thought it prudent to do… logo

31 August 2021

A new challenge awaits…

The Shield Run returns, but this time there's a difference... logo

17 April 2021

Ethan Allington

Massive thank you to this young man, showed his mettle and determination. Really appreciate the effort, enjoy the rest. .....and…

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12 March 2021

And the ball starts to role

Congrats and bragging rights to @Hampshire for getting in first.