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UK NEWS: Stephan & Chloe Take On The Marathon 26 Times!

By Daniel Webster, dWeb.News Publisher

Father and daughter duo Stephan (57) and Chloe Couture (15), otherwise known as ‘Team Ladybugs’, have been building up the miles since 10 July as they set out to complete 26 marathons for 26 charities, including the British Tinnitus Association (BTA), a charity that is close to Stephan’s heart. Tinnitus is a debilitating condition that affects 63,000 adults in Warwickshire alone, and one in eight nationwide.

Stephan and Chloe, from Hurley near Atherstone in Warwickshire, have been up and down the UK this summer completing 5ks, 10ks, triathlons and virtual marathons, to raise awareness and funds for several different charities. Chloe, a daughter of Stephan and a cerebral palsy patient, participates in the races with Stephan. Stephan pushes Chloe’s racing wheelchair.

The father and daughter pair set out to run 26 marathons, a total of 681.2 miles, for 26 charities over the course of the summer and are on track to end on a high with the Virgin Money Virtual London Marathon event on 3 October, having completed 608.9 miles so far.

Stephan shared that “We are pushing the boundaries, but we’re ok and are holding our own.” Chloe keeps asking for more, so we give it. Our motto is “Life’s too short not too

The British Tinnitus Association envisions a world in which no one has tinnitus,” which Stephan supports wholeheartedly. Stephan will be raising funds to support his friends and family, as well as vital funds for research and support for Tinnitus.

The BTA’s Fundraising Officer Jess Pollard commented “We’re delighted that Stephan and Chloe chose our charity as one of the 26 to represent throughout their gruelling challenge. It is amazing to see their dedication and enthusiasm for running. We’ll all be cheering them on for the big day!”

Please help Stephan and Chloe raise as much as possible for the BTA by donating at http://www.tinnitus.org.uk/donate or call 0114 250 9933 to make a donation over the phone. You can also take on the challenge. Email fundraising@tinnitus.org.uk

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For more information

Nic Wray, Communications Manager

nic@tinnitus.org.uk

0114 250 9933

Jessica Pollard, Fundraising Officer

jessica@tinnitus.org.uk

0114 250 9933

Editors Notes

About the British Tinnitus Association

The British Tinnitus Association is an independent charity and the primary source of information for people with tinnitus. The British Tinnitus Association helps people living with tinnitus to live a better quality of life by providing a variety of support options, including helplines, support groups, and a website. It also works to advance the day when tinnitus can be cured. The charity aims to educate and inform medical professionals as well as the general public about tinnitus and how to manage it. The British Tinnitus Association aims to create a world in which no one is affected by tinnitus. It seeks to improve tinnitus management and ultimately to find a cure. In 2020, the publication of its Tinnitus Manifesto led to more than 120,000 people signing a petition for more funding for tinnitus research to find cures.

Website: http://www.tinnitus.org.uk

Twitter: @BritishTinnitus

Facebook and Instagram: @BritishTinnitusAssociation

LinkedIn: British Tinnitus Association

British Tinnitus Association, Unit 5 Acorn Park, Woodseats Close, Sheffield S8 0TB

The British Tinnitus Association is a registered charity. Registered charity number 1011145.

Press release distributed by Pressat on behalf of British Tinnitus Association, on Wednesday 15 September, 2021. For more information subscribe and follow https://pressat.co.uk/

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