Karen, Georgia and Rose's Lake District Ultra Team fundraising for MND Association

Team fundraiser3 membersMotor Neurone Disease Association
£1,923
raised of £1,000 target
Event: Lake District Ultra Challenge 2024, on 8 June 2024
Join #TeamMND as we take on the Lake District Ultra Challenge

Story

Karen, Georgia and Rose have lost all sense and have signed up for an epic ultra marathon challenge across the Lake District.

Karen will be walking and sometimes jogging (and possibly crawling) the 100km route across the Lake District. The challenge starts on 8th June and continues into the night, taking in 2500m of climbs. Starting in Kendall, the challenge will also finish back in Kendall, and Karen expects it to take somewhere around 18 to 20 hours (in one go)!

Georgia and Rose will be tackling the 29km course on the same day, which finishes in Ambleside and takes in 900m of climbs.

We'll be taking on this challenge in support of a great cause - raising funds for the MND Association. We'd all be incredibly grateful for your support in giving anything you can.

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. This means messages gradually stop reaching muscles, which leads to weakness and wasting.

MND can affect how you walk, talk, eat, drink and breathe. However, not all symptoms necessarily happen to everyone and it is unlikely they will all develop at the same time, or in any specific order.

Although there is currently no cure for MND, symptoms can be managed to help you achieve the best possible quality of life.

We need your support.

£160 could fund a specialist communication app for a tablet/smartphone/laptop to enable a person with MND to continue to communicate with loved ones

£280 could fund the co-ordination of care for a person with MND at a care centre for a year

£1000 could pay for detailed analysis of the DNA of someone with MND to help us better understand the causes of the disease

Team members (3)

About the campaign

Join #TeamMND as we take on the Lake District Ultra Challenge

About the charity

The MND Association focuses on improving access to care, research and campaigning for those living with or affected by MND in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you or a loved one need practical or emotional support, call our Connect Helpline on 0808 802 6262, Mon to Fri between 9am and 4pm.

Donation summary

Total raised
£1,922.89
+ £417.39 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,922.89
Offline donations
£0.00

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