Jessica Hannah

Premmie Marathon Challenge

My Activity Tracking

42
kms

My target 42 kms

I’m taking part in the Premmie Marathon Challenge

Thank you for supporting ‘Premmie Marathon Challenge’ this November, raising funds for urgently needed lifesaving humidicribs for the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, and the Alice Springs Hospital neonatal units, giving hundreds of premature babies a better chance of survival.

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Blair Bear

After my waters had broke at work, I drove myself to my local hospital in Casino. Once they knew  I wasn’t going to give birth, I was transferred to Brisbane Mater Mothers hospital by the Royal Flying Doctors. Everything was quite surreal like I was living someone else’s life. I still remember the anxious wait for my partner to arrive at the hospital. Thankfully he was able to find accommodation at Ronald McDonald House across the road. I was on bed rest in hospital for 5 days until I went into labour in the wee hours of the morning. 

At 4:30am on 8/2/2017 Blair David John Hannah was born naturally, weighing 788g at 25+1 gestation. 

I can’t remember much after he was born, probably because I was in shock but I do remember being wheeled down to the NICU and the whole ordeal was terrifying. All the babies were so tiny. There were so many alarms going off and each amazing nurse was assigned two babies each to care for. 

I still remember my first cuddle on Valentines Day. We put my engagement ring on him and it fit all the way up his arm. Just goes to show how tiny these warriors are. 

He fought a long hard road for 75 days including open heart surgery TWICE for a PDA. Unfortunately he was never strong enough to come off the ventilator and after several resuscitations we had to make a decision about what we wanted to do next. But in an extremely odd way, Blair ended up removing his own tube and we took this as a sign to not intervene anymore. 


We were blown away by the support we had received from Amy at Miracle Mumma and the whole NICU community.  


I’m walking in memory of our Blair Bear and his buddy Morgan, affectionately known as Morgy. 

The only plus side to NICU life was meeting other Premmie parents who became friends that will last forever, including our favourite NICU nurse Stacey Annand and Blair’s Dr, Kirsty Devine at Mater Mothers Brisbane. 


We will be forever greatful for what they did for our Blair Bear x

Thank you to my Sponsors

$78

Kath & Jono Gaske

So proud of you girl! We love you all so much and thank you for being in our lives xx

$52

Jessica Hannah

I’m proud of you

$52

Rhianna Chapman

Love you guys 💚🤎 🐻

$52

Sharon & David Gianini

In memory of Blair and his playmate Morgan. Xx

$52

Stacey Annand

You'll have wings on your feet beautiful girl, coz that gorgeous little man of yours 🐻💙 will be whispering in your ear 'Go Mumma Go!'

$52

Kirsty

💙🐻💙

$52

Chloe Somerville

💙💙

$50

Mandi & Liam

Beautiful tribute to Blair, you've got this Jess xx

$50

Kasey Cowan

$24.96

Anonymous

$20.80

Jasper & Paityn

❤️❤️❤️

$20.80

Anonymous

You’re a beautiful human, never change

$20.80

Sally Daniels

Keep walking girlfriend, you' should be proud x

$15.60

Wayne Morcom

Go mumma personally our son was 6 months premmie and we nearly lost him but we were blessed to keep him. Great work.

Our Team

Kristina Thacker

Raised so far:

$1,166.80

Courtney Jenkinson

Raised so far:

$3,122.40

Amy Purling (C)

Raised so far:

$1,832.20

Scott Purling

Raised so far:

$848.40

Miranda Watson

Deana Aston

Raised so far:

$503.36

Aimee Storm Dunn

Raised so far:

$134.40

Lauren Bartlett

Raised so far:

$702.80

Naomi Pudney

Raised so far:

$810.00

Gillian Snibson

Raised so far:

$1,206.00

Chiara Festa

Raised so far:

$470.16

Leah Tickle

Raised so far:

$427.00

Shanna van leeuwen

Raised so far:

$62.40

Alice Welsh

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$103.60

Steph Milton

Raised so far:

$31.20

Talitha Grochowski

Raised so far:

$367.60

Amanda Bock

Raised so far:

$727.68

Emma Bone

Raised so far:

$4,402.36

Jess Pate

Raised so far:

$951.00

Sally Kearney

Jenna Hadley

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$548.40

Madalaine Cole

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$1,056.88

Sarah Kocken

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$2,126.40

Sherolea Leonidas

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$169.60

Hayley Flook

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$751.68

Aleisha Drummond

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$248.80

Jackie Brennan

Raised so far:

$445.00

Jana Clarkson

Raised so far:

$322.40

Hayley Campbell

Danielle Walker

Raised so far:

$4,833.04

Emily Farquhar

Raised so far:

$1,026.40

Rachel Southwell

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$1,051.60

Sally Gregurke

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$545.20

Jenny Walker

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$741.20

Tae Viri Brown

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$1,207.60

Emma Moule

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$140.40

Kate Stone

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$208.00

Christina Lipitkas

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$285.60

Kelly Fernandez

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$393.20

Alana Uffindell

Rachael Gurner

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$1,057.36

Nathalie Phan

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$1,001.84

Bec Schenscher

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$799.60

elle turner

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$289.20

Joanne Pascal

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$267.60

Madeleine Yahya

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$1,872.00

Daniel Pudney

Raised so far:

$686.40

Sally Clapp

Raised so far:

$1,538.48

Olivia Herde

Raised so far:

$91.20

Kelsie Mccandless

Raised so far:

$341.20

Jordan Phillips

Raised so far:

$740.80

Robyn Harris

Raised so far:

$551.23

Kate Jeffery

Raised so far:

$248.20

Mary Young

Raised so far:

$642.28

Emily Looker

Raised so far:

$756.80

Anna Moore

Jess Rothacker

Carla Mezei

Raised so far:

$1,225.80

Roger Bennie

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$729.20

Faith Ryan-Conaghty

Raised so far:

$206.00

Joy Bourne

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$653.28

Alicia Walsh

Raised so far:

$509.28

Lauren Lee

Raised so far:

$655.20

Claire Moore

Raised so far:

$1,401.28

Zara Szanto

Brittany Crossley

Sally Carter

Raised so far:

$1,082.20

Courtney Ahrns

Raised so far:

$590.00

Katrina Duncombe

Raised so far:

$562.80

Rhiannon Slade

Raised so far:

$2,301.00

Katherine Birse

Raised so far:

$52.00

Tegan Gully-Crispe

Raised so far:

$252.72

Deanna Facchin

Raised so far:

$825.80

Chloe Turner

Raised so far:

$181.80

Natasha Parekh

Raised so far:

$1,059.20

Sinead Quinn

Raised so far:

$649.00

Tahnee Gillies

Raised so far:

$946.56

Catherine Bennie

Raised so far:

$499.80

Sue Mounsey

Raised so far:

$1,409.60

Jessica Hannah

Raised so far:

$592.96

Matthew Lynch

Raised so far:

$1,322.00