Preston fitness instructor completes Simply Health Great Manchester Half Marathon for Heartbeat

Heartbeat fitness instructor Michael Gardner, from Preston, completed the Simply Health Great Manchester Half Marathon, raising more than 1,000.
Heartbeat fitness instructor Michael Gardner, from Preston, completed the Simply Health Great Manchester Half Marathon, raising more than 1,000.
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A fitness instructor took on a health-inspired run to raise funds for a heart rehabilitation charity.

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Heartbeat fitness instructor Michael Gardner, from Preston, completed the Simply Health Great Manchester Half Marathon, raising more than £1,000.

Michael said: “I was totally overwhelmed by the support that I received from my class members at Heartbeat. Their generosity helped me raise £1,078.”

Lisa Riding Heartbeat fund-raiser said: “Michael joined Heartbeat earlier this year after completing his BACPR instructors certificate and is a real asset to the team.

“Well done Michael for raising such a wonderful amount in aid of Heartbeat The money raised will go towards the on-going work provided to local people that require heart rehabilitation by providing an exercise-based Cardiac Rehabilitation programme, fully supervised by trained instructors, to those recovering from heart attack, surgery or stroke and supports those at risk of developing these conditions.

To fund-raise in aid of Heartbeat, contact 01772 717147 or email lisa.riding@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk