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Darren Lord

Darren Lord

Darren Lord's London Marathon 2014

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Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Target£0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thank you for visiting my page.[/p][p]On 13th April 2014, I ran the London Marathon in 4 hours 19 minutes and 4 seconds. It ended up quite hot, but I managed to shave 11 minutes and 55 seconds off my 2013 time.[/p][p]Why did I decide to run the marathon for a second time?[/p][p]From 2004 to 2011 I travelled all over the world and experienced a variety of cultures, witnessing all kinds of living conditions and levels of poverty. So, when I start worrying about "the small stuff", I try to remember the things I've seen and the people I've met and remind myself how lucky I am. Getting up in the morning to go for a 26.2 mile run is a small price to pay to help a child improve their quality of life.[/p][p]Children In Crisis work in partnership with local [span=margin: 0px; padding: 0px;]organisations[/span] to provide educational opportunities for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.[/p][p]In Africa and Asia they support local [span=margin: 0px; padding: 0px;]organisations[/span] to develop education [span=margin: 0px; padding: 0px;]programmes[/span] for children and their communities. This includes training teachers, building and equipping schools, delivering community education and adult literacy [span=margin: 0px; padding: 0px;]programmes[/span] and improving child protection - knowledge is power and an educated community is more likely to support the education of their children.[/p][p]A child doesn't choose to be born into their circumstances and there a millions of children living in abject poverty without the chance of education or the hope to improve their society. Please help Children In Crisis get children out of crisis. [/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to Children In Crisis. 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. [/p]

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Supporters


Jun 12, 2014

Anonymous

Well done again Darren. Your very lovely . Thank you for the yummy carrot cake . I ate the three pieces by the time I got home! Very naughty! Michele Moran

£30.00


May 12, 2014

Andy W

As promised in Cardiff, hopefully better late than never!

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


May 6, 2014

Anonymous

Best wishes from

£200.00


May 3, 2014

Anonymous

£52.00


Apr 29, 2014

Anonymous

Great cause Darren. Well done!!!!! x

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid


Apr 13, 2014

Rachel and Robin Williams

Well done Darren!

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Apr 13, 2014

Anonymous

Well done Darren

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Apr 13, 2014

Eleanor

Thinking of you! I hope you're not too sweaty and you beat your last year's time. I also hope you reach your fundraising target. Lots of love x

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Apr 13, 2014

Louise King

Run Darren Run! Such a great cause - wishing you a good one :) Louise x

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Apr 13, 2014

Adam Martin

Good Luck Darren!

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid

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