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Weʼre raising £1,500 to help fund a new wheelchair by cycling 500k from Vietnam to Cambodia for Lucas who suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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I am cycling 500k across two countries from Vietnam to Cambodia on 12th November 2016. The trip is self funded and all monies raised will go towards my cause. See more about the trip here: http://www.globaladventurechallenges.com/international/cycle-vietnam-to-cambodia/#cycle

I have been training for the last six months and this will be a great challenge for me dealing with the intense amount of cycling each day for 9 days. I will be completing a minimum of 40 miles a day in a hot and humid environment.

I am completing this self funded challenge to raise money for 12yr old Lucas. Lucas was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, in October 2009. This is a disabling, progressive and life limiting disease for which there is no known cure, yet.

I aim to increase awareness of Lucas' condition, and raise money in an effort to provide him with the best quality of life that he can have.

All funds will be donated to Lucas in order for his parents to purchase a new wheelchair in order for Lucas to continue competing in power wheelchair football run by the WFA see more information here: http://www.thewfa.org.uk/

The wheelchair costs £10,000 which has been part funded however, a large amount is still required to be paid. Providing Lucas with this chair will allow him to have the opportunity to train with the England national squad and improve his quality of life.

Any donations are greatly appreciated by myself and Lucas family.

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  • Hayley Harford

    Hayley Harford

    10 days ago

    Hayley Harford

    So I'm now back home after cycling 400k from Vietnam to Cambodia had the most amazing time although the heat and humidity was a definite challenge! Had lots of mishaps and dramas along the way including people fainting, getting heat exhaustion, lost, falling of bridges and stairs! Two people went home on day 3 and two ended up in hospital. About 80% had some kind of sickness bug which I luckily escaped. My calves don't feel like they belong to me anymore and I've forgotten how to walk 😂. Thanks to everyone who has donated to my cause.

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  • Hayley Harford

    Hayley Harford

    2 months ago

    Hayley Harford

    Still getting everything ready for the trip! Half way through my injections and getting slightly panicked about how close this is getting! On a good note I've had some great donations and really appreciate every ones support. Thank you everyone 😀

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 23, 2016

    Great effort and good luck.

    £50.00

  • Alex H

    Alex H

    Nov 16, 2016

    £7.24

  • Kirstyn Purdy

    Kirstyn Purdy

    Nov 11, 2016

    Good luck! It's a fantastic thing that you're doing. X

    £20.00

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Hayley Harford

Hayley Harford

I am completing a 500k cycle from Vietnam to Cambodia on 12th Nov 2016. The trip is self funded and all monies raised will go towards my fundraising for Lucas. See more about my trip here: http://www.globaladventurechallenges.com/international/cycle-vietnam-to-cambodia/#cycle

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