26 miles and three years in the making

Tuesday August 14th sees the start of the social media campaign leading up to my good friend the editorial photographer Cris Barnett running the Tallinn marathon in Estonia on September 9th.

26miles MP and CB photo

Over three years the two of us have been travelling across England and over into Scotland collecting portraits and stories of people whose lives have been touched by motor neurone disease.

We’ll be publishing a portrait and story each day on social media for the next 26 days.

The aim is to raise awareness of MND and also funds for the fantastic Motor Neurone Disease Association.

A talented designer and editor are making our collection into a book that will be available for the MND Association’s 40th anniversary in 2019.

Instagram is the first stop to see each of the portraits and keep up with how we are doing:

Click here to get to our Instagram page!

Or copy and paste this https://www.instagram.com/26miles4mnd/

Donations can be made by texting ‘mmnd99 £5.00‘ (or whatever you can afford) to 70070 

Or click here for our Just Giving page.

Thank you all 🙂

 

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café triptych© Miles Pilling

The photographer, Miles Pilling has motor neurone disease.

“Scooter Shooter” is supporting 26 Miles 4 MND – a photography based campaign raising awareness of MND / ALS and creating much-needed funding for the Motor Neurone Disease Association; the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland focused on MND care, research and campaigning.

Please see the main “26 Miles” site here, you can donate directly on our Just Giving Page or donate by text: Text ‘mmnd99 £5.00 (or whatever you can afford) to 70070 

Thank you 🙂