Stuart French to run London Marathon in aid of the Epilepsy Society

Stuart's marathon challenge for epilepsy sufferers

Stuart's marathon challenge for epilepsy sufferers

First published in News

KNOWING how devastating the effects of epilepsy can be, one Southampton sufferer is taking on a marathon challenge to help others.

Stuart French, from Bitterne, will be running the London Marathon in just two months time, hoping to raise £2,000 for the Epilepsy Society, a charity close to his heart.

This will be the 33-year-old’s first marathon, but to ensure he hits his fundraising target, the Hub sports centre in Eastleigh have given him the use of their pitch today for a charity football game, which starts at 5pm.

He said: “I am running this marathon to raise awareness of epilepsy and to highlight the work and research carried out by Epilepsy Society. I am very aware just how devastating epilepsy can be and I am determined to do my bit to help.”

To sponsor Stuart visit the website justgiving.com/StuartFrench1

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