Sean’s Push 500 for charity at RAF College Cranwell

Sean Allerton is pictured with Officer Cadets from D Sqn at the start of his 24 hr wheelchair challenge at RAF College Cranwell.
Sean Allerton is pictured with Officer Cadets from D Sqn at the start of his 24 hr wheelchair challenge at RAF College Cranwell.
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A heroic former RAF gunner who was left paralysed after a motorcycle crash 20 years ago took part in Push 500, a 24-hour wheelchair marathon around RAF College Cranwell, last weekend.

Sean Allerton, from North Yorkshire, pushed himself around the 500m circuit outside College Hall – accompanied by officer cadets from D Squadron who ran the 500m circuit throughout the night.
Sean said: “What was great was how the challenge became a combined event with the cadets. Also watching the sun come up was nice!”
The 48-year-old broke his neck and was left tetraplegic after the accident – which left him wheelchair dependent for life.

Sean raised £1051.52 for the RAF Association, the RAF Benevolent Fund, Flying Scholarships for the Disabled and the RAF Charitable Trust. To sponsor Sean, go to http://tinyurl.com/push500