Fundraising competition for Ewan

Competitions, Gym News | Comments Off on Fundraising competition for Ewan

On 17 Oct at 09:30 we’re putting on a same sex pairs comp to raise money and awareness for Ewan who sadly died form AHLE which is an extremely rare autoimmune disease.

This comp is open to all and will have in built scaling options so all levels can have a crack.

You will need a willing partner of the same sex with a good sense of determination and humour.

Athletes are £10, spectators are £5 and every penny goes to the fund. Cakes and bad things will also be on sale to try and raise more.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Here is a bit of background about Ewan.

Our 15 year old nephew, Ewan, became seriously ill very quickly just before Christmas 2014. Ewan had developed AHLE, an extremely rare autoimmune condition, usually only seen in adults. Despite the expert care given by medical staff, the determination in Ewan’s fight and the love and resilience shown by his mum, dad and sister, Ewan died on 30th December.

Our hearts were broken.

It is too simple to say that this has been a very distressing time for Ewan’s family, David, Ros and Iona, anybody who has lost a child or brother knows only too well the overwhelming power of grief. We, their family in the UK, have felt the physical distance between us more keenly than ever, Brisbane has seemed very far away this last nine months. Ewan was a delightful young man with a bright future ahead of him. A fan of Star Wars, Comic Con and British comedies, he had a wry sense of humour and an appetite for the ridiculous. He is missed and always will be.

Due to the nature of Ewan’s brief but devastating illness there is no organisation we can raise money for to donate to. However, his family are in contact with a doctor in Sydney, Australia who is researching autoimmune conditions and they hope that providing funding for this may pave the way to preventing the untimely loss of another family’s child.

Thank you,

Anne-Marie and Nige

To BOOK YOUR PLACE follow the instructions on the ‘Comp for Ewan’ below…