Going the extra mile

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/russell-wright1 Russ has now raised £2036! Here is Bertie’s friend Freddie with his dad, Russell Wright. Today, Russ is taking on the legendary Ironman challenge to help fund a cure for Bertie (sponsor link above). He is undertaking a 2.4miles in open water at Pennington Flash; a 112 mile cycle and then a 26.2 mile […]

Nordic mile

Bertie’s Grandma, Joan Parkinson, is busy organising our first Move a Mile for Muscles event to support research into a cure for muscular dystrophy. Joan and friends, including Isabel (pictured), will be nordic walking a mile of beautiful St.Annes Beach in Lancashire this spring (May 4th).   You can join an existing Move a Mile event […]

Bertie’s first IronMan legend is Russell Wright!

Courage is a heart word. We have a very special Team Bertie event taking place this year. Russell Wright is Bertie’s very own IRONMAN! It is very overwhelming for us. If you don’t know what this involves, watch this video: This July Russell will undertake the gruelling 2.4 mile swim [that’s 152 lengths of a […]

200 miles

Update: Vinny has done it! He set off at 5:30 am and finally made home at 2:14am the next morning. Vinny you are awesome. He (and his wife Louisa) raised £450! for Muscular Dystrophy UK. Thank you.   Original post: This weekend (or next if the weather report is too poor for safe cycling), family […]

Team Bertie: Like father, like son

We’ve been blown away this week by the newest members of Team Bertie: Nick McCoy, David Taylor and Luke Moorcroft who will be taking on the West Lancashire Summer Triathlon this August in aid of Bertie’s Buccaneers. They’ll be running, cycling and swimming around the glorious Edge Hill University campus to raise funds to find a cure for children like […]

Longest zipwire in Europe – yes please!

Update: They did it! What an amazing way to launch Team Bertie. Thank you, Amanda, Stuart, Jack and Millie. xx       Bertie’s Auntie Amanda surprised herself when she decided that flinging herself down the longest zipwire in Europe (and the fastest in the World) was a great idea for getting Team Bertie off […]

Olympic Park here we come!

Bertie won a ballot place in the ‘open ballot for Parallel London. We can’t wait for this fantastic, inclusive, push/run event in London this September. Bertie will be spinning his wheels around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in order to raise money for Bertie’s Buccaneers Family Fund (for Muscular Dystrophy UK). He has raised a […]

Liverpool Echo

Bertie was the poster boy for Parallel London last week and this made the news in both the Southport Visiter and the Liverpool Echo, really boosting his fundraising:

Off we go! Dr. Price & the Great North Run

  We had our first Bertie’s Buccaneers volunteer for Team Bertie this month. A colleague of Bertie’s mum (Alison), Dr. Kim Price, has taken on the challenge of The Great North Run this September. Please do support him (click here) because he is being totally awesome by taking on this fantastic half marathon – that’s 13.1 […]