Cystic Fibrosis Trust

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Great Strides 65

in aid of Cystic Fibrosis

May 18 2013

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Great Strides 65 in aid of Cystic Fibrosis


Time: 06:30


Starting Point: Newlands Corner, Guildford, SurreyGU4 8SE

Date: Saturday 18 May 2013


Fancy a walking challenge with a difference? Why not join us on a 65km supported team endurance walk from Shere,Guildfordto Shoreham via theNorth Downs Way, Downs Link and Coastal Link paths?


Great Strides 65: 65 is a team endurance challenge with groups of four to six people undertaking a sponsored walk from Newlands Corner nearGuildfordto Shoreham by Sea along the Downs Link on Saturday 18 May 2013.


The 65km (40.5 miles) course is a gentle route with no serious climbs. Your own support team will meet you at checkpoints to help you refuel and change clothes.


This event is being organised by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, theUK's only national charity dedicated to all aspects of cystic fibrosis (CF). We fund research to improve the understanding and treatment of CF, review standards of cystic fibrosis care, and provide information and advice to the CF community.


Cystic fibrosis is one of theUK's most common life-limiting inherited diseases, affecting more than 9,000 people in theUK.


Over two million people in theUKcarry the faulty gene that causes cystic fibrosis - around 1 in 25 of the population.


When we started in 1964, the life expectancy for people with CF was just five years. Today more than half of the CF population in theUKwill live past 41, and improved care and medicine means that a baby born now is expected to live even longer.


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Event Type

Active & Health Walking

Event Address

Newlands Corner, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8SE

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