Riding around Australia for charity

CLAIRE HealeyCLAIRE Healey will cover thousands of miles around Australia in a bid to help others battling the condition that has given her thousands of dislocated joints.

Leaving Sydney on September 1, the Ride Around Australia for Ehlers Danlos Syndrome organiser and leader will circumnavigate the country in 35 days to raise money and awareness. Ms Healey, a Sydney-based information technology executive, will pass through the Hunter on her first day with her support team, which includes her father, prominent Newcastle barrister Terry Healey.

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a genetic condition that creates faulty collagen and leaves her joints unstable and fragile, among other symptoms.

Read More: The Herald


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