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Best friends to walk 33km to raise money for classmate with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Best friends India Brodie and Lily Kirkland to walk 33km to raise money for classmate with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Credit: Bluebird PR

Two best friends from Cobham in Surrey are taking part in a 33km walk on the Isle of Wight to raise money for a friend and old classmate who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Cobham Free School pupils India Brodie and Lily Kirkland, both aged 12, are hoping to raise £1,000 for charity Harrison’s Fund, by taking part in the Isle of Wight Challenge on Saturday 2 May. The event is 106km of coastal paths, ups and downs, around the Isle, where participants can walk, run or jog. The girls are walking a quarter of it.

The charity is named after the eight year old from Surrey who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal genetic condition that affects the muscles, causing muscle weakness. The charity’s goal is to get as much money as possible into the hands of the world’s best researchers, who are working to find a cure for Duchenne.

To support Lily and India please visit https://www.justgiving.com/lilyandindia

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