Claire O’Hanlon, MBE, who chairs Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Northern Irish Council, has clambered over three Irish peaks in just three weeks, often carrying nine year- old Luke, a
Thirty-seven-year-old Leanne Gateley is an HR Manager from Radcliffe, Manchester. She lives with her two children, Max, 5, and Amy, 2.
Forty-four-year-old David Cryer, a farmer from Rochdale, Lancashire, has Becker muscular dystrophy.
Becker muscular dystrophy is a muscle wasting condition affecting, in nearly all cases, only boys or young men.
Biological sciences student, 19-year-old Kate Snape, is in her second year at the University of East Anglia.
Budding writer, 24-year-old Lauren West, who has spinal muscular atrophy Type 2 (SMA), is one of Muscular Dystrophy UK’s original Trailblazers, a network of more than 600 young d
Fifty-four-year-old chemist, Paul Kelly, lives in Sale, Cheshire, with his partner Helen, and their three sons – Michael, 12, and 11-year-old twins Thomas and Patrick.
Forty-year-old Hayley Lloyd lives in Rugby, Warwickshire, with her nine-year-old son Tommy. Tommy has a muscle-wasting condition called limb girdle muscular dystrophy.
Twenty-five-year-old student, Fleur Perry, has spinal muscular atrophy, type 2 (SMA). She was diagnosed with the condition when she was a toddler.
Dr Sheonad Macfarlane, is Chair of Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Scottish Council and a regular blogger.
Politician, Baroness Jane Campbell, 56, from Surbiton, has spinal muscular atrophy Type 1.2 (SMA).