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£105raised of £500 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £105 to Bring Lincoln DMD fund research for Duchenne UK

    Funded on Saturday, 11th November 2017

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    Thank you for taking the time to read about my upcoming challenge and how you can support me and join in.

    Lincoln is my 2 year old cheeky little grandson. In December 2016 our family received news that no family member ever wants to hear, Lincoln had been diagnosed with the life limiting illness Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or DMD as it is known currently has no cure. The disease effects all of Lincolns muscles, his body is unable to produce Dystrophin which means his muscles are unable to repair themselves and will eventually become fat and scar tissue. His life expectancy is currently only 20-30 years but with medical science advancing at the rate it is we are hoping that this number will ever increase.

    This is where my challenge and you come in. Upon hearing the shock news I decided that I wanted to set myself a challenge to raise some money towards research. All money raised will be going to Duchenne UK. I thought for a while about what I could do then it came to me, why not walk from Crewe to Lincoln for Lincoln.

    Below is the itinerary for the walk. I have several people joining me for the first part of the walk (if you would also like to join me please get in touch) afterwards we will return back to my house for a BBQ for those who would like to attend.

    Day 1 Crewe - Mow Cop
    South Chehire Way 20km (approx 8hrs) - returning home for BBQ you do not have to do all 8hrs the first part is very accessible and family friendly

    Day 2 Mow Cop - Longnor Campsite
    Gritstone Trail, Dane Valley Way 32km (approx 11hrs)

    Day 3 Longnor - Youlgreave Hollow farm campsite
    16km (approx 6.5hrs)

    Day 4 Youlgreave - Portland Grange Farm campsite
    18km (approx 7hrs)

    Day 5 Portland Grange - Cavendish Wood campsite
    32km (approx 11hrs)

    Day 6 Cavendish Wood - Weston B&B
    22km (approx 9hrs)

    Day 7 Weston - Lincoln
    25km (approx 10hrs)

    Total Distance 165km - 104miles

    Thank you for your support
    Brian Stafford

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      8

      • Sarah Francis

        Sarah Francis

        Jul 17, 2017

      • Hannah Chan

        Hannah Chan

        Jul 16, 2017

        xxx

        £5.00

      • michelle palombella

        michelle palombella

        Jul 16, 2017

        Sending love luck+best wishes to you all for healing for little Lincoln. i know Brian loves him dearly amd its why hes done the sponsored walk. Hoping all went well on the walk. :)

        £10.00

      • Tracy Reeves

        Tracy Reeves

        Jul 15, 2017

        Well done Brian!!

        £10.00

      • Amy Worrall

        Amy Worrall

        Jul 15, 2017

        Well done Grandad!

        £10.00

      • Paula Wright

        Paula Wright

        Jul 14, 2017

        Good luck with the walk! Great talking to you at The Haybarn Cafe today! Such a worthy cause!

        £10.00

      • Tracey Gass

        Tracey Gass

        Jul 14, 2017

        A cause also very close to our hearts as we have a family member also with this cruel disease. Friends of Rosie & Phil so happy to donate xx

        £20.00

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