Alex Lee

Alex is swimming 191k from Belfast to Dublin in the Irish Sea

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ME Research UK

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We fund vital innovative biomedical studies to ignite research into ME/CFS


My sister in law Olivia has lived with ME / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for most of her adult life. The pandemic has given all of us a small sense of what it is like to be confined to our homes. I was lucky enough to be able to leave the house to swim at a local beach most days. So I would like to keep that going, and see if I can swim the distance from Belfast to Dublin, 191 kilometers. NOT in one go obviously! But if I can swim 16k in the Irish Sea each month during 2021 I will make the distance. With sea temperatures down to 6 degrees in the winter months this will be a challenge! I would love to raise £1 for every 100m I swim.

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ME Research UK

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ME Research UK exists solely to fund high quality biomedical studies into the causes and treatment of ME/CFS. This illness affects approximately 250,000 people in the UK but is neither well understood nor, in many cases, properly recognised. We fund highly regarded, peer-reviewed research worldwide.

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