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The winner's prize is a £500 voucher for a course at the Open University. The winning entry will be printed in an issue of Arthritis News.

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The competition is only open to people who have arthritis.

Entrants must be 18 or over. 

Entries must be written in English and must not exceed 750 words.

Entries must be about the author’s experiences of arthritis and must use the theme If I Were an Olympian.

Entrants must be based in the UK. 

Arthritis Care staff may not enter this competition.

Only one entry per person. 

Entries must be received by 12 noon on Friday 29 July 2011.

The winner will be announced on the Arthritis Care website by 3 September 2011.

The winning entry will be published on the Arthritis Care website and in Arthritis News. Arthritis Care also reserves the right to publish other entries.

There is no cash alternative.

The judges’ decision is final.




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