Tag: heroes

Only recently diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s, Andy braved the Larapinta Trail with our Trek for Treatment participants in August. But it was...
Our hero this week is Jess who ran the Melbourne Marathon on the weekend to honour her Dad. As a health professional, Jess is eager to help find a cur...
Inspired by her Dad and creating a better future for those with Parkinson’s, our hero this week Rowena set out to complete 100km of running during t...
An inspiring hero story this week from Angela who participated in our Larapinta Trek a few weeks ago. Diagnosed over 8 years ago, Angela pushed throug...
Our hero this week is Jeff Smart who, inspired by our Trek for Treatment in Larapinta, decided to challenge himself with the entire 248km Larapinta Tr...
I’m 36, originally from Scotland and live in Frenchs Forest with my (Aussie) fiancé Adam and our 22 month old son Brodie. I work as a Vice Presiden...
Our hero this week is Rani Doss who put on her own 4km walk around the Maribyrnong river and invited the local community to join her. Rani’s dad w...
Last Sunday Dilruk Jayasinha took on a half marathon for Shake It Up to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s Research. Parkinson’s is a cau...
As winter approaches, training has begun for fun run season. Half marathons, marathons and running festivals, become popular in Spring so in preparati...
Andrew “Pegs” Pengelly is an inspiring story of courage in the face of adversity. After learning of his diagnosis in his early fifties, Andrew set...

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