Telford Cyclist Takes On Epic Race To Help Teen With ME

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From The Shropshire Star.

 

A cyclist will take on a challenging 100-mile race through woodlands in support of a bed bound 16-year-old with chronic fatigue.

Kind-hearted Arry West, who is 44, will get on his bike for the epic Mountain Mayhem challenge on June 22 and 23 in aid of research into the condition ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis).

Arry and his wife Teresa are friends of teen Alex Woodvine, of Newport, who’s life changed drastically, aged 11, when he was diagnosed with the illness.

Towards the end of 2014 Alex was forced to leave school due to the effects of the symptoms which include tiredness, severe cognitive impairment, sensory issues, sleep and gastric problems.

 

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