Weʼre raising £5,000 to help fund a racing wheelchair for local boy, Kalem.
- Sproatley, Hull, UK
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14 year old, Kalem Bennett is taking part in the Great North Run (GNR Juniors) on Saturday 8th September 2018 to raise funds for his own racing wheelchair. Currently training with English Athletics coach Steve, Kalem is aspiring to become a Para-Olympian. The specialist racing chair he needs to train and complete effectively, costs in the region of £5000 plus, which Kalem aims to raise by competing in sponsored events, using a loaned racing wheelchair not configured to Kalems requirements.
Born with Spina Bifida, meaning he was paralysed from the waist down, this event will be a huge challenge for Kalem after his recent medical set back in February of this year, when his shunt blocked, resulting in emergency brain surgery. With real determination and a 'can do - will do' attitude, Kalem has defied the odds and bounced back quicker than the medical experts predicted, with the challenge of the GNR firmly in his sights.
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Aug 6, 2018
Aug 1, 2018
A friend posted that this is very good cause for very nice lad- so good luck with fund raise
Jul 31, 2018
Jul 29, 2018
You GO Kalem !!! Xxx You are proving there’s nothing you can’t do xxx
Jul 28, 2018
Good luck young man xxx
Maureen and Nigel Colley
Jul 21, 2018
Good luck Kalem, with your determination you’ll smash it. Go Kalem Go
Jul 20, 2018
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