Diabetes trust supporters set for fourth charity walk in Norfolk

16:29 06 June 2014

James Hood, Jools Wells, Nick Corson, Ed Masters and Mark White ahead of last year

James Hood, Jools Wells, Nick Corson, Ed Masters and Mark White ahead of last year's walk for the Norfolk Diabetes Trust.

Archant Norfolk

A group of walkers will be setting off on a two-day trek through Norfolk tomorrow to raise thousands of pounds for Norfolk Diabetes Trust.


Friends Ed Masters and James Hood have organised walks and a cycle ride in aid of the charity for the last four years, raising more than £20,000. They decided to do something for the trust when Mr Masters’ son Jack, 16, was diagnosed with type-one diabetes aged 11.

The pair will be joined by friends and family at the weekend for a 62-mile trip, which will begin tomorrow, by walking the Boudicca Way from Diss to Norwich and on Sunday the Marriott’s Way from Norwich to Aylsham.

In past years, the group has walked the entire length of the Norfolk coastline. In their second year, members walked the length of the Suffolk coast and last year trekked along Weavers Way from Cromer to Great Yarmouth.

Mr Masters, who is also a trustee of the trust, has also cycled 630 miles to the south-west of France to raise funds.

For more about the trust, visit



Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Eastern Daily Press visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Eastern Daily Press staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Eastern Daily Press account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Most Read

Featured Pages

Most Commented



max temp: 12°C

min temp: 9°C

Listen to the latest weather forecast

Digital Edition


Enjoy the EDP
digital edition


Broads Outdoor Festival


Enjoy the Broads
Outdoor Festival
digital edition


Eating Out in the Broads


Enjoy the Eating Out
in the Broads
digital edition


Great Days Out


Enjoy the Great Days
Out digital edition


Get Into Summer


Enjoy the Get Into
Summer digital edition