Filed: Friday, 24th February 2012
By: Staff Writer
Young Hammers fan Jonjo Heuermann's second Wembley walk is well under way.
Jonjo became an instant celebrity this time last year when he underwent the 23-mile trek from Wembley Stadium to the Boleyn Ground in aid of the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research.
The ten-year-old, who had the idea following the loss of his grandmother - to bowel cancer, the same as Moore - has raised in excess of £40,000 for the charity since undergoing that marathon task a year ago this week.
And yesterday he started it all over again, beginning his second walk alongside a string of Hammers fans, celebrities and wellwishers from other clubs.
Also present yesterday for the start of Jonjo's three-day peregrination were West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking and Bobby Moore's second wife, Stephanie (see above), who has campaigned tirelessly for the fund since its inception in 1993.
Jonjo is expected to arrive at the Boleyn Ground tomorrow lunchtime in time to be paraded in front of supporters ahead of the lunchtime clash with Crystal Palace.
West Ham United vice-chair Karren Brady wishes Jonjo good luck ahead of his second marathon walk
* Images courtesy of K.Upton.
Want to contribute?
Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research: http://bobbymoorefund.cancerresearchuk.org
Jonjo's website - For Nanny and Bobby: http://www.fornannyandbobby.moonfruit.com
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Jonjo back on fund-raising trail [12th May 2011]
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