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    Weʼve raised £560 to Challenging MND

    Brentwood
    Funded on Tuesday, 10th September 2019

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    Our Story

    Six people per day are diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), with most people being given a prognosis of 2-3 years.

    Inspired by Alex Gibson who was diagnosed in 2018, CHALLENGING MND was set up with the mission to provide financial support and assistance to those living with MND, to complete any lasting memorable challenges.MND is a debilitating progressive disease which involves degeneration of the motor neurones and wasting of muscles.Throughout the deterioration of the functioning of the body, the mind remains sharp and unaffected, making the importance of memorable occasions invaluable.

    How we help

    Whilst most Motor Neurone Disease (MND) charities admirably raise money for much needed medical research, Challenging MND sets out to create memorable challenges for people living with MND, giving them; their friends; and families; lifelong memories that can never be taken away. Our aim is to ensure that there are no obstacles, whether it be financial or training equipment, preventing these amazing challenges from happening. Please get in touch if you know of someone or have been diagnosed with MND yourself and require assistance with any long lasting memorable challenge.

    THE CHALLENGE

    To raise funds for the challenge MND charity I and 17 other intrepid walker/cyclists will over 4 days walk up the UK national 3 peaks (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) and also cycle between them some 550 miles all being well and not getting lost. I am personally doing this to support a a worthwhile cause that will provide memories to MND suffers who may not have the financial means.

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    • David Whiteley7 months ago
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      David Whiteley

      7 months ago

      Alex getting ready for another morning training.

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    • David Whiteley9 months ago
      David Whiteley

      David Whiteley

      9 months ago

      Great weekend doing the yorkshire 3 peaks 28 mile race, very wet,very cold and windy. We did it in 9.5 hrs and came 5th.

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    • David Whiteley9 months ago
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      David Whiteley

      9 months ago

      Another 05:30am start sunday morning for 100 mile journey around essex.

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    9 months ago

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    Supporters

    20

    • Susan Hughes

      Susan Hughes

      Aug 5, 2019

      Well done 👍 on completing your team challenge 🍾

      £30.00

    • Vish Patel

      Vish Patel

      Aug 5, 2019

      Great cause! Well done!

      £20.00

    • Angela

      Angela

      Jul 24, 2019

      Good luck to you and the team David :-)

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 23, 2019

      All the best David. You can do it!!

      £25.00

    • Shona Anderson

      Shona Anderson

      Jul 23, 2019

      Good Luck Dave. Hope you all have a safe and enjoyable time.

      £20.00

    • steve fox

      steve fox

      Jul 17, 2019

      Good luck with a brilliant but demanding challenge.

      £20.00

    • July kean

      July kean

      Jul 16, 2019

      Fantastic challenge, best of luck to you and the team!

      £20.00

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    David Whiteley

    David Whiteley

    Brentwood

    I enjoy cycling and the occasional run and swim but have never cycled 550 miles, so this will be a real challenge for me.

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