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Cristin Merritt

Running Rome for Autism!

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My story

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/* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable &#123mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;&#125 --> <!--&#91endif&#93--> <!--StartFragment--></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">After 10 half marathons I&rsquo;ve decided to run the 26.2 in the city that inspired me to achieve my dreams: ROME.</span></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">And if I&rsquo;m going to run, then I will run so that others can achieve.&nbsp; Every step I take I will take for a charity I believe in with all my heart.&nbsp; Because of this I know I will finish.</span></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><strong><img style="float: left;" title="Me and my brothers!" src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2594/4201332120_bbe640f06c_o.jpg" alt="Jimmy, CeeCee, and Mikey" width="200" height="137" />Why NAS?&nbsp; Because its family.</strong></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">I&rsquo;ve been blessed with two incredible brothers, one of who lives with autism.&nbsp; The National Autistic Society works tirelessly to bring a greater understanding to this diverse condition that impacts so many families in so many different ways.&nbsp; So for Mikey &ndash; who has taught me so much - and for Mom and Jimmy &ndash; who are his tireless champions, this is for you.</span></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><img style="float: right;" title="My family!" src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2490/4202873812_0c08f84e6e_o.jpg" alt="My family" width="200" height="137" /></span></span><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Your donation will make a difference.&nbsp; Give Today.</strong></span></span></span></p> <!--EndFragment--> <p><span style="font-size: x-small;">To read up on my training for the Rome Marathon, <a href="http://orangesqueaky.com/">check out my bloggy</a>.</span></p> <p><em>Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.</em></p>

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

21 Mar 2010

Supporters

Apr 7, 2010

Anonymous

£100.00 plus £28.21 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2010

Anonymous

Run Cristin Run - have a big bowl of pasta to carbo load. So proud of you.

£53.00

Feb 11, 2010

Anonymous

Push through all the govt. bs and keep running hun. Proud of you :)

£10.00

Feb 6, 2010

Anonymous

Go Team Cristin!

£15.00

Feb 5, 2010

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.82 Gift Aid

Feb 2, 2010

Anonymous

Go Girl! We are very jealous of you going to Rome but not jealous about the marathon ;-) Have a wicked time!

£25.00 plus £7.05 Gift Aid

Jan 29, 2010

Anonymous

£20.00 plus £5.64 Gift Aid

Jan 29, 2010

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.82 Gift Aid

Jan 27, 2010

Anonymous

Good luck!

£20.00 plus £5.64 Gift Aid

Jan 27, 2010

Anonymous

Good Luck Cristin - you'll have an amazing day!

£10.00 plus £2.82 Gift Aid