Raising money to fight diabetes

Karen Shenton


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I’m taking part in the Swim22 Challenge to support people affected by diabetes. My goal is to do is twice (44miles) and maybe this is part of the training for the real thing. At least there wont be tankers, boats, jellyfish and the goose fat to contend with. There are 4.7 million people living with diabetes in the UK, the complications of which lead to over 500 premature deaths every week. So, I’m swimming towards a healthier me, and a better future for people living with diabetes. Support my challenge by hitting the donate button on my profile page.

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Karen Shenton's progress

Fundraising goal:£1,196.55 towards fundraising target of £500
Miles tally:44.00 Miles towards target of 44 miles

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Karen Shenton

9 miles in the bag...i think i underestimated how hard this is... its not the swimming but the time commitment. People say just think how healthy you will be. I am actually putting on weight and eating my bodyweight in food after a swim !

Karen Shenton

4.5 miles down..just 39.5 miles to go....why does swimming make you sooooooo hungry...?

Karen Shenton's donation legacy

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28 May 2020

Roberto Taberner

You never cease to amaze me !!!!
Karen Shenton
And you are too generous !!!! Thank you so much xx
26 May 2020

Eilis Sweeney

Unbeatable & unstoppable! x Amazing feat complete. What's next..?
Karen Shenton
Thanks ever so much Eilis.Much appreciated x
25 May 2020

Karens mums neighbours

Well done Karen
22 May 2020

Sarah Myerscough

Well Done Karen.
21 May 2020

Darren Joseph

Well done Karen, a great achievement.

Karen Shenton's swim history

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22 February to 31 October 2020.

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