DRF raises £140,000 in Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge

The Duchenne Research Fund’s supporters raised a spectacular £140,000 on their Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. On Sunday 9th July 2017, 43 intrepid hikers from London, Manchester and New York donned their walking boots and waterproofs and braved the challenging...
DRF marks World Duchenne Awareness Day

DRF marks World Duchenne Awareness Day

On Wednesday 7 September 2016, the Duchenne Research Fund team, together with the charity’s co-founder Kerry Rosenfeld and her son Gavriel, marked World Duchenne Awareness Day. The theme for 2016 is early diagnosis: focusing on how identifying and communicating...
DRF raises £1.2 million to help beat Duchenne

DRF raises £1.2 million to help beat Duchenne

The Duchenne Research Fund raised £1.2 million at its ‘The Time Is Now’ Gala Dinner on 5 May at the Lancaster London Hotel to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy – the biggest genetic killer of children worldwide. The funds raised will enable the DRF to...
Albourne raises £155,000 for DRF

Albourne raises £155,000 for DRF

We are immensely grateful to Albourne Partners and their supporters for raising more than £155,000 for our projects at their incredible performance of ‘The Importance of Being Lewis’ on 7 October. The event was held to honour the memory of Jacques Joubert...
Running Club triumph in 10km Vitality run

Running Club triumph in 10km Vitality run

On Sunday 12 July, Ilana, Sara, Tanya, Harris, Suzanne, Corinne, Michal and Duchenne Research Fund founder Kerry (aka the Running Club) completed the Vitality British 10km London Run. The group is for individuals who had never previously felt confident about the idea...
Leon tackles gruelling Comrades Marathon

Leon tackles gruelling Comrades Marathon

Leon Shelley (pictured left, with fellow participant James Raanan) ran the Comrades Marathon on 31 May in South Africa – the world’s oldest and largest ultramarathon, which celebrated its 90th anniversary this year. The 56.1 mile route is on an incline, and each year...