An architect from Horsham was part of a team of brothers who raised more than £18,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in memory of their mother Brenda.
Aaron Wilmott, 36, and his brothers Ash and Ryan ran the Brighton and London marathons and organised a team of 60 family and friends to run a half marathon in Windsor.
There have also been cycle rides in Ireland, Tough Mudders – 10 to 12 mile mud and obstacle courses – and the brothers took part in an ice-bucket challenge. They met Princess Anne at an MND Association meeting to celebrate the £7m raised by the national challenge.
Ash was awarded a BSc(Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Brighton before doing a Masters of Philosophy and he is now doing a PhD in environmental physiology at the university’s Eastbourne campus.
He said: “We hope to hit the £20,000 mark for the charity before February 2017 but, more importantly, we want to continue raising awareness for the MND Association. This will help sufferers and carers to receive the vital care and support they need.”
To donate, go to: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/MND-Willmott
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