Jonathan Whitworth, Managing Director of DSales (UK) Ltd, the UK distributor for the Develop range of multifunctional document imaging systems, has completed four major fundraising events during 2018 in aid of Joining Jack, a charity which funds awareness and research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and is the chosen charity partner of DSales.
The fundraising campaign began with the Run Wigan Festival, held over five kilometres in mid-March. However, extreme weather prevented Jonathan getting to Wigan so, undeterred, he braved the Yorkshire snows to complete the 5K distance closer to home.
In July Jonathan took part in the 50 mile Wigan Bike Ride, for which DSales is also the principal sponsor. At the end of July Jonathan participated in the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge completing the 25 mile route over three peaks of around 700 metres each: Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough.
Finally in September Jonathan took on the Wigan 10K run, together with his DSales colleagues Glenn Kershaw and Dean Ranton. After completing the route, Jonathan literally joined Jack and his parents at the finish line.
Jonathan stated, "It's not been easy taking on this year's challenges but it's all been in aid of an excellent cause. I would like to thank all who donated to the cause through my JustGiving page for their generosity. Duchenne is a terrible muscle wasting disease and if we can bring a cure one day closer it's all been worth it."
Donations can still be made at: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jonathan-whitworth6
Learn more about the work of the Joining Jack charity at: www.joiningjack.org