Leicester Lecturer to Walk Inca Trail
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University of Leicester lecturer is off to Peru to walk the Inca Trail in aid of
Alan Bevington, non-clinical lecturer in the Division of Renal Medicine at the
University, will take part in a sponsored charity trek in support of the
National Kidney Research Fund (NKRF).
Bevington said: "The Inca Trail is 48km long over the Andes Mountains, and
ends at the spectacular ruins of the ancient fortress of Machu Picchu.
Although the Trail looks out over an amazing and exotic landscape, it
still poses a considerable challenge because, at a maximum
decided to take up this challenge as part of the fund-raising effort to
celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the NKRF and, as a researcher
in this field, I know how important it is to maintain the flow of research
funding. The aim is to raise £2000 from this trek."
100,000 people are affected by kidney disease in this country every year and the
NKRF is the single largest source of funding for cutting edge research into this
disease in the UK. This charity, like so many others, has been severely hit
since 11th September by low interest rates and a fall in the value of its
that reason all sponsorship for this trek will make an important contribution to
maintaining the fight against kidney disease. For more details or sponsorship
forms please contact Alan on 0116 258 8041 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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