Exeter and Teignmouth blood cancer patients unite to host charity walk along Exe Estuary

Exeter man Jamie Lynde is joining forces with Brett Grist from Teignmouth to host the ‘Exeter Walk’, a beautiful 10-mile walk along the Exe Estuary Trail next month (Sunday 15 October) for blood cancer research charity Bloodwise. After meeting at last year’s walk, the duo - who were both diagnosed with leukaemia in 2014 - have gone on to spearhead the 2017 event, which will raise money for research into blood cancers such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Jamie Lynde, 36, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia in March 2014 after experiencing lower back pain but few other...

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Exeter Walk to beat blood cancer

Authored by eboffey
Posted: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 3:14pm

Exeter resident and blood cancer patient Jamie Lynde (pictured in the middle) is organising the third annual Exeter Walk for blood cancer charity Bloodwise.

The fundraising walk, which starts at the Exeter Quay and follows the Exe Estuary Trail, will take place on Saturday 24th September this year. The family friendly event, which offers a choice of 8.6 or 12 mile routes, is open to all and members of the public are invited to sign up.

Jamie was moved to organise this year’s walk after being inspired by the event in 2015. He was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML...