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Guest blog: Being part of the cheer squad!

In this, her first guest blog, Sheena tells us why she recommends becoming a volunteer cheer squad member with MS-UK...Photo of Sheena holding marathon medal

I moved to London in 2016 and I wanted to get involved with and volunteer for multiple sclerosis (MS) charities.

I was diagnosed with MS in 2013 and I wanted to do something positive. I knew the Virgin Money London Marathon was around the corner, I wanted to be involved with the event. I contacted MS-UK and they were more than happy to take me on as a volunteer, I assisted the runners to make their way to the post-race reception.

Since then I have been asked to volunteer at a couple of other events, cheering on the participants for events such as the Royal Parks Half and RideLondon.

The MS-UK team are great and very welcoming, it gives me a chance to do something positive and meet new people.

Now in 2018, I have signed up to run for them in the Virgin Money London Marathon, I was even asked to do a little talk about my marathon experiences.

I would highly recommend joining their volunteer team!

Sheena

Find out more how you could volunteer with MS-UK today!

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