And he'd like your help.June 13, 2014 3:11am
Aaron Gallagher is soon to set off on a long run, and he’d like your help.
Mr Gallagher will depart from Fitzroy on July 5 and plans to arrive at the Sydney Opera House about two weeks later. He expects to be in Seymour en route on July 6.
The event is a fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Australia, a genetic disorder that exists within Mr Gallagher’s family. He hopes to raise at least $20 000 for the cause.
‘‘I have a (20-year-old) cousin who just this year underwent a double lung transplant in the hopes of exceeding the current life expectancy of 35 years,’’ he said.
There are plenty of ways you can donate and/or keep in touch with his progress. You can ‘‘like’’ his Facebook page (aaronultramarathon), donate at https://supportingcfa.everydayhero.com/au/aaron or even watch his impressive video on You Tube (search for ‘‘Aaron Ultra Marathon’’).
The fire in the Creightons Creek region, south of Euroa, is continuing to burn today and the CFA is warning residents to be cautious of falling trees.
Mulwala’s own motor racing sensation Steve ‘Harro’ Harrison has won the 2014 Victorian Super Tin Tops Championship.
St Augustines College, Kyabram, has won the inaugural School’s Sustainability Cup for 2014, beating several Melbourne schools.
Multiple fires on the Northern Hwy, Echuca are now being listed as under control by CFA. However, traffic diversions remain between Echuca and Rochester.
Four people, including a father and his two children, were fined more than $18,000 for their role in an alcohol-fuelled brawl at a Lockington party earlier this year which ended in a teenager beaten up and forced into a dog cage.
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