Big Walk stories 2022
Find out more about the people taking on the Big Walk 2022 and why Genetic Disease Research is a cause is close to their hearts.
Rachel is walking in memory of her cousin Andrew who suffered from the genetic condition: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
After receiving a 'miracle drug' for his Cystic Fibrosis, Sam is taking on the Big Walk to raise money for treatments for genetic conditions.
Meet the research team
Bradley, Emily and Matt are taking on the Big Walk because they'll see the future impact this fundraising will have on their work in the labs.
Research Fellow Phil is walking 50km to help raise money and awareness of rare genetic conditions to offer hope to patients he works with.
Julia is taking on the Big Walk to mark the passing of her Dad, who sadly died from MND in March 2020. By doing the walk Julia hopes to celebrate her Dad's life and raise money to find treatments for MND and other conditions.