Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Jersey man raises £25,000 from marathon walk

A man who completed the Jersey Marathon despite suffering a stroke three years ago has raised £25,000.

Anthony Lewis, 42, walked the 26.2 miles (42.16km) over the course of a week.

Three years ago he suffered a stroke as a result of a football accident that left him physically disabled and with severe aphasia, affecting his communication.

Despite this, Mr Lewis, learnt to walk again and completed his first marathon.

Mr Lewis, former assistant editor of the Jersey Evening Post, walked the island course over a week - finishing on the day of the main marathon event...... next

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