A firefighter is raising money for the Manchester Emergency Fund by running a 10k for each of the 22 victims.
Aaron Parmar, a Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service probationary firefighter based in Oldham, was working as a police officer during the arena attack on May 22, 2017.
Speaking of the incident, Aaron said: “I am an ex-police officer for Greater Manchester Police and I was on duty the night of the bombing.
“I witnessed first-hand the physical and emotional trauma caused in the weeks and months after and this is a cause very close to my heart.”
Aaron will dedicate each of the 22 races to one of those who tragically lost their life in the blast, engraving their names into the finisher’s medal.
The mammoth 220 kilometre (137 mile) race kicked off this weekend on September 23, at the Southport Seaside 10k.
If you’d like to show your support and donate, you can do so via his JustGiving Page.
Good luck Aaron!
19/12/2018 13:37 PM