Monthly Archives: April 2013

Runner becomes ‘first with MND’ to complete Marathon

Former professional footballer Mark ‘Maddog’ Maddox has completed the London Marathon in six hours 40 minutes. Maddox is thought to have become the first person with motor neurone disease (MND) to run the Marathon. Mark ‘Maddog’ Maddox when he played … Continue reading

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Terminally ill man runs London Marathon 2013

Former professional footballer for Altrincham FC, Mark Maddox will be taking part in Sunday’s  London Marathon  despite living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). For an athlete just turned 40,  the news he was living with an incurable disease that will leave him … Continue reading

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Runner aims to be first with motor neurone disease to run London Marathon

A former professional footballer is aiming to become the first person with motor neurone disease (MND) to run the London Marathon on Sunday. Mark Maddox played for Altrincham and had always led an active athletic life. He had just begun … Continue reading

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Mind Over Marathon As Brave Maddox Beats Pain

As a player Mark Maddox was known for his fully-committed displays so it’s no surprise he’s meeting his biggest ever challenge head on. The Altrincham legend was diagnosed with the terminal musclewasting Motor Neurone Disease two-and-a-half-years ago. But far from … Continue reading

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Wow! Another truly inspirational story about a very talented man with ALS: ‘Trapped inside this body is a brain – it just can’t finish’ Winner Best Documentary, 2012 LA Shorts Fest  Official Selection, 2013 Irvine International Film Festival Official Selection, 2013 … Continue reading

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London Marathon (What the f**k are you doing?)

Courtesy of Mark Maddox; a brave and inspiring man. Mark is RUNNING THE LONDON MARATHON!! Yes that’s right, with MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE – he is RUNNING THE MARATHON! The story also tells about his skydiving experience and his charisma and drive … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking’s Story

Amazing article by Stephen Hawking about his journey with ALS/MND Very well written and I recommend reading it all but here’s a quick summary if you don’t have time: Tells us about his symptoms His tests His diagnosis How he … Continue reading

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