Gary Shaughnessy

Garys Challenges 2023

Fundraising for Parkinson’s UK
raised of £50,000 target
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Participants: Andy Tucker, Teresa Robbins, Joe Rock, Debbie Dawes, Pete and Tracey Grigoleit, Steve Dawes, Ben Money, Steve McAvoy, Patrick Hill
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You’ll never swim, run or ride alone!

My 2023 challenges will, once again, aim to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s U.K. .

Every £ raised will be matched by the Z Zurich Foundation , with funds going to Terres Des Hommes, supporting mental well-being for children who have been made refugees and forced to flee the awful conflict in Ukraine.

In March, I swam the 4k from St Kitts to Nevis with Steve McAvoy.

In April, I ran marathons in Newport, Paris and Madrid with Mike Shaughnessy, Andy Tucker and Team AEFAT

In May, we cycled from Liverpool to Ukraine with a brilliant team

In June , I joined other Parkinson’s cyclists to go from Brighton to Barcelona for the World Parkinson’s Congress 

The second half of the year looks likely to include 2 marathons, an Olympic Triathlon and an attempt to re-claim our 12 hour 3 legged world record which has been broken in August!

Thank you for all your support 


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Parkinson’s UK

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Anyone can get Parkinson’s. It gets worse over time and there’s no cure. Yet. Funding research into the most promising treatments, we’re getting closer to a cure. Until then, we're improving life for people with Parkinson’s, and the people in their lives. Together we'll find a cure.

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