Sisters Jane and Emma are taking on the London Marathon 2024 in memory of Lynn Ruthven

Dad Drew was watching the Grand National on the TV with his eldest children Lynn and Craig.

Lynn, then aged 30, had a chat with her dad about her son Calum’s fifth birthday party.

for that night, Lynn, who worked as an NHS nurse, passed away; initially, doctors were unable to conclude the cause. However, eventually the family were told it was Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, commonly referred to as SADS.

Lynn’s sisters Jane and Emma have decided to run the London Marathon on April 21 next year.

Emma said: “Every week in the UK at least 12 apparently fit and healthy young people die of undiagnosed cardiac conditions.

“We’re running for Cardiac Risk in the Young and have to raise £4000 to take part in the marathon.

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