The Vitality Run was a Blast!

All five NLT runners made it round the 10km course with times varying from around 42 minutes to 64 minutes, so a really good outcome, and great fun as well. There were about 24,500 people running so it was hard to spot our runners, apart from Matthew who is six feet four and stands out from the crowd so to speak. Mo Farah was in front and came first with an amazing time of 29 minutes and 44 seconds. A huge thank you to our runners - Chloe, Steven, Martin, Matthew and Karen - and many thanks t...
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The Vitality London Run is on MONDAY!

Apart from all the big name runners, there will be Five Very Important People running: Chloe, Martin, Karen, Matthew and Steven, who are all running this Bank Holiday Monday for Nepal Leprosy Trust. SPONSOR them by pressing "MORE" (below) and then clicking on the picture or HERE.
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The Vitality Run is ON!! – Space for ONE MORE

We now have five brave runners running for NLT in the Vitality London 10000 on Monday 28th May and space for one more! This 10km run follows part of the London Marathon route and we hope our runners will help raise awareness about the work of NLT, and also raise some much needed funds for our work. We would like to make this event an annual focus for the work of NLT and encourage a growing group of supporters to run and raise awareness about leprosy. If you like  running, and want to join in and...
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Tragedy at Kathmandu Airport

Many of you will have heard about the tragic airplane crash that occurred at Kathmandu Airport on Monday 12th March with the loss of 49 lives. The causes are unclear, but our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this terrible accident. Please do pray for the survivors and their families, and also for the relatives of those who died.
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Calling all Runners!

Nepal Leprosy Trust has reserved some places in the "Vitality London 10,000" run that takes place in London on Bank Holiday Monday on 28th May. We have three runners so far but need a few more to fill the places and help raise funds for the amazing work done by NLT in Nepal. If you would like to support NLT by raising some funds and running for us, please let us know.
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Leprosy gets a mention on Call the Midwife

It was a great surprise to see leprosy portrayed in a recent episode of the BBC television series "Call the Midwife". The portrayal of the disease itself was rather Ben Hur-ish, and the frightened reactions of people to the disease was a bit blurred as most of the people thought they were reacting to smallpox, and were justifiably afraid of what at that time was a dangerous disease. The subsequent diagnosis of leprosy was a surprise to everyone, but interestingly was presented as a relief, becau...
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