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William Mitchell

Dash Max 2018

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My story

[p]I am once again taking part in the Duchenne Dash Max event which this year, 2018, is going from London all the way to Monaco over the French alps. The team will include a core group of veteran athletes, adventurers and rugby players who include Rob Wainwright, ex-Captain of Scotland and Alastair Robertson, whose son Felix has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and is fighting this awful disease. [/p][p]DMD is an incurable, muscle-wasting disease that kills more children than any other genetic condition. There is accelerating deterioration from birth, resulting in significant decrease in quality of life from age 7 to 8, wheelchair dependency by early teens, total dependency by late teens and death in mid-twenties from lung failure and heart disease. For more information, please see [url=http://www.treat-nmd.eu/dmd/about/]http://www.treat-nmd.eu/dmd/about/[/url]. [/p][p]Whilst the current prognosis is pretty grim, much progress is being made in the development of effective treatments that we hope, will slow and perhaps even halt the disease and eventually lead to a cure. Through the Duchenne Childrens Trust ([url=http://www.dc-trust.org/]http://www.dc-trust.org[/url]), [b]all of the money[/b] raised by this ride will be used in the development and trialling of treatments.[/p][p]You may recollect that I completed the inaugural Dash Max in 2016 from John O’Groats to Paris which include plenty of challenges and incident including a high speed crash which left me concussed and briefly hospitalised but I managed to complete the ride to Paris. The story of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is so powerful and devastating to those affected by it, that I felt compelled to get involved once again. The progress by the charity towards a cure is promising but funds are desperately needed to make further steps. [/p][p]Please spare anything you can to support this worthy cause and become connected with such an important cause[/p][p]Many Thanks [/p][p]Will [/p]
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Duchenne Dash 2018

Duchenne Dash 2018

08 Jun 2018

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Supporters

Jun 29, 2018

Anonymous

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

Jun 27, 2018

David

Jun 27, 2018

Anonymous

Well done Will, amazing perseverance! Katrina

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 27, 2018

Julie Todd

Bravo, Will, and all who are working so hard to raise money for this worthy cause.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 18, 2018

Pip

Hi Will and team - huge congratulations - sorry i am so late to sponsor. Hope you have a bucket full of epsom salts to ease your aching limbs. WELL done on another tremendous effort. Pip x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 18, 2018

Anne Montgomery

I hope this went well Will, i have such admiration for your energy and commitment for this cause and others. Good luck, Anne

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jun 15, 2018

Hannah Mullaney

Good luck!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 10, 2018

Gordon Hunter

You’ll get warmer weather than JOG Paris 2 years ago. Have a safe trip. No pile ups this year!!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jun 10, 2018

Anonymous

Good luck hope it goes well

£15.00

Jun 9, 2018

Anonymous