Marathon ski in aid of Leukaemia Research

A MARATHON ski took place recently to raise money for Leukaemia Research. Brian Heague took to the dry ski slope at Welwyn Garden City s Gosling Sports Park and skied continuously for 30 hours. He hopes to have raised more than �3,000. Brian staged the

A MARATHON ski took place recently to raise money for Leukaemia Research.

Brian Heague took to the dry ski slope at Welwyn Garden City's Gosling Sports Park and skied continuously for 30 hours.

He hopes to have raised more than �3,000.

Brian staged the marathon event in memory of his wife Chrissy who died of the disease.


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In 1994 he skied non-stop for 24 hours at Gosling and raised a similar amount for the charity.

He said: "The event was a great success.

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"So much money is needed to help fight this dreadful disease that ultimately killed my Chrissy in April 1985.

"This is my tiny way of doing what I can."

Anyone wishing to sponsor can still do so by sending donations (cheques made payable to Leukaemia Research) to Brian Heague, 19 Saxon Rise, Irchester, Northants, NN29 7AU.

There is a full interview with Brian in today's Welwyn & Hatfield Times.

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