Stu­dent’s big chal­lenge

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Ducking And Diving -

Homewood School pupil Emma Carl­ton, 17, is is run­ning for Sense, a na­tional char­ity which sup­ports chil­dren and adults who are deaf­blind or have sen­sory im­pair­ments.

She has al­ready smashed her fundrais­ing tar­get of £1,500, with more dona­tions flow­ing in.

Miss Carl­ton said: “It will be my first ever marathon and I will be 18 the week be­fore the marathon.

“As it is my first marathon my tar­get is to com­plete it com­fort­ably and en­joy it.

“It is a mas­sive chal­lenge but I am ready to take it on.

“I am run­ning the Lon­don Marathon to help raise money for this amaz­ing char­ity and to be able to help pro­vide a bet­ter qual­ity of life for those af­fected.”

To spon­sor Emma, visit www.just­giv­ing. com/fundrais­ing/Em­maCarl­ton2 You can also fol­low her marathon blog at ecarl­ton­chal­lenge2017. wee­

Emma Carl­ton run­ning for Sense

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