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Reality star to attempt JoGLE challenge in a wheelchair

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Joshua Patterson has already completed the Bertlin Marathon in a wheelchair.
Joshua Patterson has already completed the Bertlin Marathon in a wheelchair.

Former Made In Chelsea reality star Joshua Patterson is to tackle the 900-mile JoGLE (John O' Groats to Land's End) challenge in a wheelchair.

Mr Patterson is hoping to break the male world record time for the wheelchair challenge which currently stands at 20 days.

He sets out from John O' Groats on Tuesday (April 23) and hopes to reach Land's End by Saturday, May 11.

It is the second such challenge Mr Patterson has undertaken and he is raising money for the Royal Marines and Heads Together, charities that are both incredibly close to his heart.

In September last year, he completed the Berlin Marathon with his best friend, Ben Tansley, who has been a wheelchair user since being paralysed from the waist down in a motorcycle accident.

The pair crossed the finish line together despite a number of setbacks along the way.

They nearly missed their flight, unaware that anyone in a wheelchair needed to check in an hour earlier than others.

And they had to borrow helmets after missing the small print in the entry pack that said a helmet was required to complete the race in a wheelchair.

Mr Patterson hopes to continue to raise awareness and support following the challenge for those who are in wheelchairs.

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