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Announcing our team for The Great North Run 2022

We are delighted to announce our runners for the Great North Run, which is taking place 11th September 2022! Our fabulous five runners are Karrie Hughes-Hill and her husband Gareth Hill, James Herbert, Paul Collyer and Alex Hamlin! Read about our runners below and why they’ve chosen to support LDUK […]

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More fundraising!

We’ve had a good year for fundraising and are so grateful to all those that commit their time and resources towards helping Lyme Disease UK achieve our goals. Did you know you can fundraise for us through Facebook? This year we’ve had three birthday fundraisers totalling a wonderful £812. Thank […]

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Half Ironman Fundraiser for LDUK

Nick Clarke has been in touch with us to share his story and let us know he’ll be raising money for LDUK on behalf of his wife, Sophie, who lives with Lyme disease. You can sponsor him via his Virgin Money Giving page. Thank you to Nick, James and Beth […]

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Fundraising News Ahead of Lyme Disease Awareness Month

With Lyme Disease Awareness Month on the horizon, we wanted to take a moment and thank a few people for their recent fundraising activity in aid of Lyme Disease UK. First up is Georgia Madden who nominated us for a Virtual Runner UK race. More than 250 people signed up […]

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William Williams’ Solo Half Marathon for LDUK!

The LDUK Team is so grateful to William Williams who has chosen to support LDUK by running a solo half marathon, after suffering from the illness himself. We wish you all the best, William, and we’ll be thinking of you on the big day. Check out William’s story below and […]

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2020 Tour De Kaims Cycle Challenge

A huge thank you to the Kaims community for organising this initiative and for choosing LDUK as their chosen charity for 2020’s Tour De Kaims Cycle Challenge! A special thank you to Alan Armstrong for setting up the event’s fundraising page and we hope you all have a wonderful day!  […]

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Manchester to Liverpool Ultra Marathon

LDUK is delighted to announce that Colin Ratcliffe and his team of runners are running the 50 mile Manchester to Liverpool Ultra Marathon in aid of LDUK on 10th April. Here, Colin shares his motivation to undertake this impressive feat. We wish Colin all the best – we are so […]

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Forty-Five F45 Gym Classes in 31 days!

A huge thank you to Mark Pembroke and Harry Cambell Lamerton who are raising money for LDUK. “My name is Mark, I’m 31 years old and live in North London with my girlfriend Hannah. I love Hannah, she is an absolutely amazing person on the inside and out but unfortunately, […]

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Rothley Park Golf Club Charity Lunch

On 18th February 2020, LDUK Chair Natasha Metcalf was invited to the Rothley Park Golf Club Ladies Charity Lunch hosted by Lady Captain, Jenny Piecha, whose daughter Samantha suffers from Lyme disease. Jenny and the club have very kindly chosen to support Lyme Disease UK this year. After a delicious […]

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Great North Run 2020 Team LDUK

After achieving charity status in 2019, LDUK has been lucky enough to secure five places in the Great North Run 2020.  We have set up a fundraising page for our supporters here and we would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you our wonderful runners, Tom, Jim, Jeff, […]

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