Pennines trek will mark silver anniversary for Meningitis Research Foundation

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pennines trek will mark silver anniversary for Meningitis Research Foundation Pennines trek will mark silver anniversary for Meningitis Research Foundation

MENINGITIS Research Foundation is marking its 25th anniversary next month with a 140km walk across the Pennines.

The eight-day walk begins at Sheffield University on Friday, May 23, and will finish on Friday, May 30, with a research discovery day at the National Meningitis Reference Laboratories in Manchester.

Walkers will be given a guided tour around the MRF Genome Library project, a world first in medical research.

The walk is suitable for both experienced hikers looking for a challenge or families looking for a half term stroll.

Registration costs £10 per person or £25 per family and each person and family has been encouraged to raise a minimum £100 sponsorship.

To register, visit: www.meningitis.org/walk

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