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krishnan guru-murthy

Krishnan's Duchenne Dash 2015

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My story

[lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]****UPDATE*****[/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]IM AFRAID I HAVE HAD TO WITHDRAW INJURED THIS YEAR. MY FOOT IS IN A CAST AND IM HOPING TO AVOID AN OPERATION. PLEASE DO SUPPORT THE OTHER RIDERS THOUGH - WE REALLY NEED YOUR HELP [/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]On June 5th I'm riding The Duchenne Dash (London to Paris in 24 hours) to help save the life of Eli Crossley and the thousands of boys like him with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Our goal is to raise at least £500,000, all of which will go direct to medical research. Now in our third year of the ride I am older, heavier and more injured than ever. It will hurt. [/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]The Duchenne Children’s Trust ([url=http://www.dc-trust.org/]www.dc-trust.org[/url]) was set up two years ago by Emily and Nick Crossley, after their son was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which is the most common fatal genetic disorder to affect boys. [b][i]At the moment DMD is 100% fatal with no cure; most children die in their early 20s from heart or respiratory failure and every child ends up in a wheelchair by the age of 12-14. [/i][/b]They cannot produce dystrophin, a protein necessary for muscle survival and, as a result, every skeletal muscle in the body deteriorates.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt][i]However[/i] scientists believe they are on the edge of finding a substantial treatment and possible cure for the disease.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]The Duchenne Children’s Trust is currently funding several research projects   – all of which show real promise. And they’ve met with politicians, scientists, regulators, and pharmaceutical companies – to push the case for quicker access to drugs.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]Follow me and the Dash at [url=http://www.duchennedash.com/]www.duchennedash.com[/url] or on twitter @krishgm and www.facebook.com/krishgm[/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #626566; font-family: 'Calluna Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 20.7999992370605px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"[gt]Many thanks for your donation[/p][p][/p][p]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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Jun 6, 2015

Christine

I've done Anya as the solo woman, this is for all.

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Jun 5, 2015

Britt W

I would have sponsored you, so whether you have your foot in a cast or not doesn't change anything. It's the thought that counts, not the sore bum! Enjoy Paris anyway, Krish!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 5, 2015

Dom @UKfilmNet

Well done Krish. Happy to support.

£20.00

May 21, 2015

Oli C

Good luck Krish. I know how much it hurts. Sorry I am not there this year. Hopefully next. Oli

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 10, 2015

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 7, 2015

Robert Murdoch

Good Luck Krishman. Great cause.

£20.00

Mar 6, 2015

Anonymous

Good luck Krish and well done in advance.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Mar 5, 2015

Anonymous

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 5, 2015

Mark Rowantree

Bon chance.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Mar 5, 2015

Anonymous

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid