Nigel Lewis-Baker nears end of trek from John O'Groats to Land's End

10 May 2012

A man who was terminally diagnosed with prostate cancer is nearing the end of an agonising walk from John O'Groats to Land's End.

Nigel Lewis-Baker has already completed 700 miles of his trek, which is in aid of LoveTrain.org.uk, and now has 150 miles left to complete his journey.

The walk, which is expected to take 11 weeks to complete, has already seen £4,000 raised online.

This cash is set to be put to good use by the Prostate Project Charity, which looks to study better ways for treating the life-threatening disease.

However, Mr Lewis-Baker is still behind on his fundraising target and is encouraging more people to help his cause.

"It's too late for me but please help me reach my £25,000 online target by texting UGXF50 £5 to 70070," he stated.

Around 37,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the UK alone, while an estimated 250,000 Brits are living with the disease today, according to statistics by the Prostate Cancer Charity.

Posted by Edward Bartel


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