A Blackpool girl with a life-limiting muscle disorder will defy all odds to set her own personal walking record.
Freya Butterfield, five, has myotonic dystrophy, a type of muscular dystrophy that causes progressive muscle wasting.
She will walk next month from North to Central Pier - 0.6 miles - to raise money in the fight against the disorder.
It will be the furthest the Highfurlong pupil has ever walked.
Her mum Joanne McCabe, 32, who is also Freya’s carer, said: “She has been slower with her walking than the rest of the kids. She only started walking half a year ago and she still can’t run.
“It’s quite a walk for someone in her condition.”
Her dad Dan Butterfield, 30, said: “When Freya walked for the first time it was very emotional. We were told that she might never be able to walk.
“Freya always pushed through.”
A fundraiser has been set up in Freya’s name at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/followfreyasfootsteps. Find out more at www.congenitalmyotonicdystrophy.org.