March woman running this year's Virgin Money London Marathon for her best friend Emma who suffers with 'severe Cardiomyopathy'
PUBLISHED: 11:06 20 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:56 20 March 2019
CardiomyopathyUK Press Office
A March woman will take on this year's Virgin Money London Marathon for a charity which looks after her best friend who suffers with severe cardiomyopathy.
Wendy Harrison, a GP from the Fenland town, says not only is she running for charity, but she is also taking part to “encourage others to exercise”.
The 56-year-old is raising money for CardiomyopathyUK, the charity which helps her friend Emma who has had two major open heart surgeries and assessment for a transplant.
Ms Harrison said: “CardiomyopathyUK have been a great encouragement to my best friend whose severe, debilitating cardiomyopathy had life-changing consequences for her.
“The charity has supported her through two episodes of major open heart surgery and assessment for a heart transplant.
“Despite all of this, Emma’s care for others and positive attitude is inspirational and I hope do to her proud next month!”
To donate, visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/wendy-harrison20
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