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ME Sufferer To Walk 2.6 Miles For Charity

Tuesday 5 May 2020


From Isle of Man news outlet IOM Today:


Juan Corlett
Juan Corlett, who was very active in many sports
before health issues began to develop,
will walk 2.6miles in support of ME Association.

ME sufferer to walk 2.6miles for charity

New medical papers suggest the contagion can get deep into our vascular system and even our brains

By A Reporter - Reporter
Sunday, 3 May 2020
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A Douglas ME sufferer has raised nearly £2,000 towards a research charity with his walking challenge.

Juan Corlett is completing a lap of nearby allotments every afternoon until he reaches his 2.6-mile target, which he expects will take him 14 days.

This is in aid of the ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) Association, a UK charity that supports research on the chronic illness.

The 31-year-old began the challenge on April 26, when the London Marathon was due to take place before the pandemic struck.

The marathon’s organisers encouraged people to take part in the 2.6 challenge to raise money for good causes. The figure reflects the 26-mile length of a marathon.

Juan had always held the ambition of running a marathon in his early years before he began developing health issues.


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