Robbie Savage supports Wilne 10k runners for Alzheimer's Society
Published 10 August 2012
Former Derby County captain Robbie Savage spoke of his support for all people taking part in the Wilne 10k for Alzheimer's Society.
Robbie, who's father had a form of dementia said,
'As a proud former captain of Derby County and ambassador of Alzheimer's Society, I can't speak highly enough of the work Alzheimer's Society do to support people living with dementia, their carers and their families in the local area.'
There are currently 13,500 people in Derbyshire with dementia, and Alzheimer's Society provides a variety of services including, Carer Support Groups, Memory Cafés and Dementia Support Services .
'Thank you to those supporting Alzheimer's Society. The funds you raise will help us continue making a worthwhile difference to the lives of people living with the condition in Derbyshire. Have a great day and best of luck to everyone running for Alzheimer's Society.'
Wilne 10k is in its second year and is growing from strength to strength. Race director Richard Kay said,
'We're all so pleased to have Robbie Savage's support and hope to raise money and awareness through the Wilne 10k for those affected by dementia.'
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