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Manny's Run for Diabetes 5K - June 16 2018

I am running 5K for Young Diabetes Connections for King's College Hospital Charity because children with diabetes should live well & happy!

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  • Event: Run for Diabetes 5K, 16 Jun 2018

King's College Hospital Charity

King’s College Hospital provides a full range of high quality services. We are also a major centre for heart and brain surgery, liver disease and foetal medicine. With your help we can invest in new ways of delivering services, improving the hospital environment and funding world-class research.

Charity Registration No. 1165593

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Hello everyone!

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I am taking part in the Run For Diabetes 5K run in Greenwich Park on Saturday 16th June 2018. I haven’t ran since I had my children (now 4 and 2) and I am definitely NOT a cardio fan so I am really intrigued to see how I’ll get on.

I couldn’t resist doing something like this for a good cause and re-living a little bit of that nostalgia feeling from my former races. :-)

I suffered from Gestational Diabetes in both of my pregnancies and vowed to myself I’ll live a better, healthier lifestyle and have not looked back since. My dietician at QE hospital in Woolwich was fantastic - without her help and the support of the Diabetic Team, I wouldn’t have been able to control my Gestational Diabetes with just diet in my second pregnancy. My children may be at risk of developing diabetes as genetics is a large contributing factor. I want to support the good work that Young Diabetes Connections are doing for the children and families of children with diabetes in South East London.

My last race was 7 years ago in 2011. I had a personal time of 35mins for the 5K run. I’ve not been running since and have had two ankle sprains which has my left ankle with a torn ligament that’s never fully healed so we’ll see how I get on. :-) Wish me the best of luck!

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