Jesuit Missions 11 Edge Hill ,
SW19 4LR Wimbledon,

Meet our 2020 Team

This year has changed many plans for us all in so many ways and had an direct effect on our London marathon fundraising for our global projects, but we have luckily secured some places and runners in a very unique event, the virtual 2020 marathon will take place on Sunday 4 October, participants will have 23 hours 59 minutes and 59 seconds to complete the 26.2 miles. They can walk, run or jog it from anywhere the chance to do the 40th Race their way.

Please support our small but great team running for Jesuit Missions.

Vincenzo is the Finance Officer at Jesuit Missions and we are thrilled that he’s running his first marathon for us. Vincenzo has been at Jesuit Missions since 2018 and has aspired to run the London Marathon since it began. You can visit Vincenzo’s fundraising page here

To learn more about Vincenzo, read our Q & A below.

Why did you sign up to run the London Marathon for Jesuit Missions?
Primarily to help to raise money for JMs invaluable works, to inspire other who know me and to give me a challenge to endure and hopefully overcome.

What helps you to get around your training runs? 
The desire to push my body and mind to the limits. Running outdoors makes me appreciate the gift of life and the beautiful surroundings that I am privileged to enjoy.

What have you learnt about running that has surprised you since your training started?
How wonderful the human body is in its ability to move gracefully and sometimes effortlessly and its ability to endure pain and pleasure at the same time.

Describe how you’re feeling about running the marathon in three words?
Excited, Happy and Hopeful!

Dominik is a Fund Manager and completed the Krakow Marathon in 2013. Here are a few words from Dominik.

Why did you sign up to run the London Marathon for Jesuit Missions?
My wife and I have always keenly supported Jesuit Missions and I thought this would be a nice way to combine the healthy with the useful.

What helps you to get around your training runs? 
Run can be offered up as a form of prayer!

What have you learnt about running that has surprised you since your training started?
Running can actually be very meditative and prayerful.

Describe how you’re feeling about running the marathon in three words?
Very very excited

Are you tempted to run as a womble?
Ha! Maybe in 2021!