Ultra Marathon Race to The Stones

Ultra Marathon Race to The Stones

Construction Training Specialists Ltd are proudly sponsoring our colleagues Sarah Earles and David Lachester as they decide to embark on an Ultra Marathon on July the 16th. This is a 100km challenge, that has to be completed within 30 hours. This is all in aid of Alzheimer’s Research. Dementia is a cruel an unforgiving condition that robs someone you love of their personality and independence.

Statistic show –
•There are 40,000 younger people with dementia in the UK.
•There will be 1 million people with dementia in the UK by 2025.
•Two thirds of people with dementia are women.
•The proportion of people with dementia doubles for every five-year age group.
•One in six people aged 80 and over have dementia.
•60,000 deaths a year are directly attributable to dementia.
•Delaying the onset of dementia by five years would reduce deaths directly attributable to dementia by 30,000 a year.
•The financial cost of dementia to the UK is £26 billion per annum.
•There are 670,000 carers of people with dementia in the UK.
•Family carers of people with dementia save the UK £11 billion a year.
•80 per cent of people living in care homes have a form of dementia or severe memory problems.
•Two thirds of people with dementia live in the community while one third live in a care home.
•Only 44% of people with dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive a diagnosis

Please help support David and Sarah and Alzheimers Research UK, any donation you are able to make will power ground-breaking research and help in the fightback against dementia.

Thanks in advance
– Construction Training Specialists Ltd

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