A huge congratulations to the Berlin Wallies who completed the Berlin Marathon on Sunday 25th September and raised a whopping £7,057.40 for the Cystinosis Foundation UK in the process.
The team, consisting of Neil Hutchison, Duncan Farrar, Dan Norbury and Charlie Tulip all completed the marathon in times ranging from 4 hours 19 minutes to a heroic 5 hours 36 minutes from one of the team whose lower left leg gave in after 10 miles.
"It was a great day on Sunday" says Neil, whose daughter, Morven, was diagnosed with Cystinosis last year. "A wee bit hot for our pale northern British complexions, but we all finished the race".
We are truly grateful to all the team for supporting the Foundation and raising such an amazing amount of money. This will help us to continue funding research projects such as those at Sunderland University and The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. It should not be forgotten that the team had to put in a lot of training to be fit for the marathon, as well as undertaking the trip to Berlin to compete.
The team hope that they will be able to raise a little more than the current £7,057.40 total and you can help them by donating on their online sponsor page.