Crayford woman completes gruelling charity walk

PUBLISHED: 10:37 17 September 2014 | UPDATED: 10:37 17 September 2014

Paula Mason before and after.

Paula Mason before and after.


A woman raised more than £2,000 by completing a charity walk.

Paula Mason, who lives in Crayford, decided to take part in the Thames Path Challenge.

Ms Mason decided to become more active after she was diagnosed with type two diabetes.

She decided to undertake the challenge to lose weight, as she didn’t want to go on insulin, and to raise money for a good cause.

She walked the 50K from Runnymeade to Henley to raise money for a Parkinson’s charity, after losing her mother and her uncle to the disease.

As part of her training, she had been getting the train to London and walking back home to Crayford.

Ms Mason has lost more than 44lbs in weight.

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