A woman from Marlow is running the length of the UK in memory of her brother and for her mum who suffers from a rare form of Parkinson’s disease.

Georgie Mclean, 36, will complete the mammoth 875-mile task in 16 days running approximately two marathons a day starting at John O'Groates and finishing at Lands End.

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She aims to raise £25,000 for two charities close to her heart; ‘The Orthostatic Tremor Foundation’ and the ‘Renal Fund at The Royal Berkshire Hospital’. 

Georgie's mum has a form of Parkinson’s called orthostatic tremor disease, a rare disease with no known cure.

During the UK's first national lockdown, her mum’s health started to deteriorate as she began to lose control of her legs.

Georgie decided to take on the challenge to raise money for the Orthostatic Tremor Foundation.

Whilst Georgie was training for the event her brother Wayne became hospitalised due to side effects caused by a renal failure.

After he sadly passed away after being in hospital for six weeks, Georgie will also run in memory of her brother raising money for the Renal Fund at The Royal Berkshire Hospital. 

She said on her GoFundMe page: “Wayne was always championing my crazy ideas and encouraging me to keep going no matter what. 

“I can honestly say it was one of the most painful experiences of my life along with losing my Dad and my sister in previous years, while still supporting my Mum having lost a second child. 

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“I felt very isolated and extremely lonely, finding myself sobbing with no escapism, from my thoughts during my runs.

“Being such an instrumental time in my training journey, It only felt right to combine my efforts in raising money to help both causes close to my heart.

“This run is for my Mum, my brother Wayne and all those effected.”