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Diabetes UK hails marathon effort

Published 15/05/2015

I am writing to offer my congratulations to all the amazing runners who made the Belfast City Marathon such a huge success.

I especially want to say a massive well done and thank you to the 70 brave runners who took part on behalf of Diabetes UK, the charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of all people affected by diabetes.

Around 17,500 people completed the 26.2 mile course and Team Diabetes UK NI supporters were out in force to cheer their heroes to the finish line.

The money raised by our amazing marathon runners will go towards helping to make life better for the 83,000 people living with diabetes in Northern Ireland, as well as the further 12,000 who have Type 2 diabetes, but don't yet know it.

If the runners from Team Diabetes UK have inspired you to take on a fundraising challenge of your own, visit www.diabetes.org.uk/events.

NAOMI BREEN

Diabetes UK Northern Ireland

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