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Aaron Grimwood

2020 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

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My story

[p]I’m cycling 100 miles in Ride London 2020 to raise money to support Versus Arthritis.[/p][p]Arthritis runs in my family and alongside a bad knee injury when I was in my teens, it has worked its way into my hands and both knees. I always thought arthritis affected older people, but I’m only in my thirties. [/p][p]I used to run marathons to raise money for charity but had to pull out of running the 2019 Edinburgh marathon due to the pain in my knees during training being too much to take. Winters are particularly painful too - the cold makes arthritis much worse to the point where it is painful to walk or even just hold a pen to write.[/p][p]So now I have turned to cycling. It’s low impact on my knees and good for keeping me fit, as well as being able to provide the kind of challenge I am missing from no longer being able to run due to arthritis.[/p][p]I’m raising money for Versus Arthritis to help support their research into treatments and to support people of all ages that suffer with it. There are over 10 million people living with arthritis - that’s one in six. The condition slowly intrudes on everyday life - affecting work, the ability to move free from pain or to live independently. It’s often dismissed as ‘just a part of ageing’ but it can affect all ages, and your donations will help improve the quality of life for those that live with it. [/p][p][br][/p]

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Supporters

Mar 23, 2020

Trace

Good Luck Aaron :)

£5.00

Oct 24, 2019

Reuben

Good luck Aaron!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 24, 2019

Becs

Good luck! Great cause. x

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Oct 14, 2019

Elise

Good luck and enjoy Aaron!x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 7, 2019

Jose

Well done, Aaron!

Oct 2, 2019

Julie

Good luck! Such a worthwhile cause!

Oct 1, 2019

Rachel Wallace

Good Luck Aaron! :)

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2019

Karen C

Great Cause - Good Luck, Aaron!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2019

Anonymous

Best of luck, Aaron!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid