Stroke Association calling for local residents to put in the strides for stroke

The Stroke Association in Scotland is encouraging local residents to get involved in its 'Stride for Stroke' challenge, to walk 10,000 steps a day for 120 days.

Stroke Association calling for local residents to put in the strides for stroke

Article Source: Stroke Association
First Published: 21 January 2021 8:05
Updated: 21 January 2021 8:06

This amounts to 1.2 million steps – representing one step for every stroke survivor living In the UK.

Andrea Watt, Fundraiser for Scotland at the Stroke Association said: “We know how tough life has been recently. This is especially true for the 1.2 million stroke survivors living in the UK right now. Whilst we aren’t able to meet up as we would like to, those taking part will still doing something amazing. over the next 120 days.

“Whether you take on this challenge as a stroke survivor, in memory of a loved one, in support of someone affected by stroke or you just want to help raise crucial funds to rebuild lives after stroke - we are so incredibly grateful.

“A stroke can happen to anyone at any time and it turns lives upside down. However, with support, we can help more stroke survivors and their families as they look to rebuild their lives.”


For more information and to sign up to this year’s Stride for Stroke, visit www.stroke.org.uk

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