Push It for ME Research – 11 Sep 2011

my wheelchair at stowe poolI’m asking for your help with Push It for ME Research.

Push It is a 10k fundraising wheelchair push/walk for ME Research on Sunday 11 Sep 2011 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK.

My condition means I can’t run a marathon or do a skydive to fundraise. So on Sunday 11th September 2011 a team of volunteers will push me in my wheelchair over a 1o km (6.2 miles)  route around Lichfield. Some will walk the full distance, others maybe just 1km (3/4 mile).

Sitting in the wheelchair while being pushed might not sound like hard work for me it’s actually going to be a huge effort on my part.  Due to ME/CFS I am mainly housebound and when I do go out it requires careful planning or my condition can be worsen very easily.

I’ll be documenting what happens and keeping you all informed through live updates via twitter and facebook

I hope you’ll join me on my adventure and help me raise money for ME/CFS research.

You can donate online or in the UK text “PUSH 50 £5” to 70070 (you can choose any amount up to £10 per text donation).

More information about how to join me and route/schedule

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Posted in CFIDS, CFS, chronicallyhappy, Disability, M.E., ME/CFS, MECFS
2 comments on “Push It for ME Research – 11 Sep 2011
  1. Rachel M says:

    Good luck, Rachel. 🙂

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