Sue takes plunge for Macular Society swimming event
0 Have your say A woman took part in an open-water swim for a cause close to her heart.
Sue Smalley, from Essendine, took part in the first ever Swim Serpetine event last month in aid of the Macular Society, which helps people with the most common cause of sight loss in the UK.
Sue, 52, has early stage age-related macular degeneration and completed the one mile course in 43 minutes 58 seconds. She took part in the event along with her husband, Stephen, who finished in just over 33 minutes.
Together the couple have raised £1,500 for the society.
Sue said: “After a lot of training and... read more
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