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£100raised of £2,000 target by 7 supporters

    Weʼve raised £100 to Purchase a racing wheelchair

    Corby, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    Story

    Following a car accident in 2007 I suffered with complex regional pain syndrome which meant the nerves in my lower back and legs are messed up causing constant pain in my lower back, legs a weakness in my left hand side and also changes in sensation in my legs and feet eventually causing me to use a wheelchair most of the time.
    Before this I had enjoyed doing charity running events for various charity's.
    After watching the Paralympics in London I realised that there were sports out there that I could do. In 2013 I joined Corby NRG multi disability sports group to find my sport.
    In 2015 I tried wheelchair racing through the academy in Corby and really enjoyed the feeling it gave me. I have found that when I am training or taking part in an event it reduces the pain caused by the CRPS and makes me forget about the pain caused by my condition.
    At present I am using one of the academy's race chair which means I am restricted on the amount of training and also it is fitted around my specific to my needs caused by my condition and also body size. Once I have my own chair I will be able to train more often and my aim is to I raising money for charity's that mean a lot to me by doing road events and also aiming to complete a few marathons.

    Any donations made, however small will be greatly appreciated and will help me to achieve my goal. Thank you

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    • Carole James10 months ago
      Carole James

      Carole James

      10 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 5/21/2018 9:08 PM

    Supporters

    7

    • catherine hickford

      catherine hickford

      May 21, 2018

      You are such an inspiration at parkrun, hoping you get your target soon x

      £30.00

    • Frances Busby

      Frances Busby

      Feb 9, 2018

      Good Luck!

      £10.00

    • Mark Weathersby

      Mark Weathersby

      Feb 5, 2018

      Local triathlete from WVTRI, just a small donation to help towards your target. Good luck with your racing.

      £10.00

    • Helen Nyul

      Helen Nyul

      Feb 4, 2018

      £10.00

    • Ruth Gilbert

      Ruth Gilbert

      Nov 5, 2017

      £20.00

    • Janet Hunter

      Janet Hunter

      Oct 7, 2017

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 7, 2017

      Go girl go xx

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    Carole James

    Carole James

    Corby, United Kingdom

    I am trying to buy my own racing wheelchair, I have already raised £1,500 off line towards my racing chair. Wheelchair racing is one of the few things that helps me to forget about the pain that I suffer due to the condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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