SARAH Pender with her partner Milan Hajdu, and their dogs Winnie and Oscar.

Caltra vet completes mini-triathlon for CF

Sarah first diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when nine months old

A CALTRA woman who has recently graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine is aiming to raise vital funds for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland after completing a mini triathlon at home in aid of the charity.

Sarah Pender, 26, was diagnosed with CF when she was only nine months old. She has gone on to achieve two college degrees while managing her condition and hopes that her fundraising challenge will boost the coffers of a charity she has received huge support from.

Speaking to The Tuam Herald from Hungary, where her partner is based, Sarah said she was taking a short break after her mini triathlon, which she completed in Caltra on April 8 to mark CF Ireland’s 65 Roses Day.

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