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Walsoken man takes the plunge to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy in memory of his uncle



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Walsoken man Terry Warby took part in a half-marathon swim at the London Aquatic Centre the home of the 2012 Olympic swimming events.

Terry Warby completed a half-marathon swim in memory of his uncle. (5441690)
Terry Warby completed a half-marathon swim in memory of his uncle. (5441690)

Terry completed the course in 2 hours and 22 minutesand said: “It was my first half-marathon and I was hoping to go under two-and-a-half hours so I am very pleased with the time, and what a thrill it was to swim at such an iconic venue.”

Terry was raising money for Muscular Dystrophy, a disease that his late Uncle Paul Roughton suffered from.

He added: "I’ve seen the huge debilitating affect it can have on someone, and the strain it can put on the people that cared for him, especially my Auntie Joyce and cousin Jo."

Terry is hoping is efforts will raise between £500 and £600 for the hopes Muscular Dystrophy UK.

Terry said “Thanks to the generous sponsorship and donations this money can be put to good use supporting those people that are affected.”

To find out more about the work Muscular Dystrophy UK do, go to www.musculardystrophyuk.org



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