Helpline 07939 046 030

Lee’s Santa Dash

09 December 2020

Between the 1st and 25th of December Lee’s aim is to run 100k dressed as Santa on the Isle of Mull! She also has a few elves out and about throughout Mull helping her raise awareness by donning their festive outfits and braving the weather to show their support. As well as raising funds Lee would also like to raise awareness. Mia her daughter was born with Neurofibromatosis Type 1.

"Yup, I hadn’t heard of it either until Mia was diagnosed a few years ago. Mia just gets on with it but there’s no denying it has a massive effect on her life, it can sometimes be really difficult. Very little is known about NF1, even by most health professionals. Nerve Tumours UK provide crucial support to families living with NF1. Without their support, life with NF1 would be even harder. Nerve Tumours UK are campaigning at the moment to raise funds for one more specialist nurse in the UK. I hope to raise funds to help this campaign #OneMoreNurse."

– Lee

If you want to support and sponsor Lee:

Donate

Why not join Lee, grab your Santa/Elf suit and go for a run this December! You can organise yourself as Lee did and set up your own fundraiser or you can sign up to our Virtual Santa Dash which takes place throughout the month of December.

Everyone is welcome! Gather all your friends and family to take on this year’s Christmas challenge, spread joy and happiness to the 26,500 people affected with Neurofibromatosis in the UK.

Filter News

Filter by Date
Category
Reset

Ava-Lily’s NF1 story

Ava-Lily is thriving at school despite various NF1 related difficulties - read her story

Read More

Westminster Virtual Rare Disease Day 2022 Reception

NTUK joined the annual international event aimed at raising awareness & highlighting the needs of people with rare diseases

Read More

Tate found his 2022 challenge!

Support Tate with his 2 day Shine A Light marathon!

Read More

Noreen’s story

Read Noreen's incredibly honest & moving blog about living with NF1

Read More

Ella’s editorial

Have a read of Ella's editorial as she shares her brave journey against NF1 with us!

Read More

Rare Disease Day 2022

Nerve Tumours UK joins events showcasing Rare Disease Day, hosted by the Genetic Alliance, on 28 February 2022

Read More

Runderpants Winchester 2022

The Runderpants fun run makes a successful return to Winchester

Read More

NF1 Research study with fly model

How can studying the brain of a fruit fly help with understanding of NF1?

Read More

Stuart’s Schwannoma Story Part Two

Stuart's update takes us through the operation to remove the Schwannoma, recovery and getting back to marathon training.

Read More