Story

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

I spent 11 months in Birmingham Childrens hospital in 2011 after I fractured my spine in an accident and im finally nearing an end of muscle rehab. When I came out of hospital I was walking but could not run even very short distances. I aimed to run 400m by the start of January 2013. Sadly I missed that target but I succeed with 360m just last month. I walked a fun run in summer 2011 (3 miles that took me roughly 3 hours) I will be taking part in a 5km fun run after easter, and I am hoping to run at least part of it... but I'll definitely finish faster than last time :) 

Birmingham Childrens was a real help to me and I have seen a lot of where this money will go to. The hospital treats some of the sickest kids in the country - Some of these kids are stuck in hospital for ages, and some are in and out regularly. The money I raise goes to supporting the children and their families, trying to help them feel comfortable when they need it most.

Thanks for your support and encouragement.

 

 

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Updates 11

Just completed the Coventry Fun Run - 3 miles - in 54 minutes! - that's a third of my previous time. This has been a long term goal for me so thanks for all the support and everyone who donated.

09/06/13 12:40

Run is tomorrow morning. Thanks to everyone who has donated, I am feeling much more confident running now.

08/06/13 14:56

Y-OUCH! Knackered after training session, but so proud of improvements - ran/walked 1.6 miles in just over 28minutes.

02/06/13 13:31

can now run short distances reasonably fast and am awesome on a climbing wall. Next to come: gaining stamina to run the whole way!

29/03/13 15:01

Signed up to run the coventry fun run 2013 on the 9th June. Please guys need more money if we're gonna make this target :)

29/03/13 14:59

Raising money for

Birmingham Children's Hospital Charities

Birmingham Children's Hospital Charities

Charity Registration No. 1074850

It's bewildering and unsettling for anyone going into hospital but especially for children and that is why we are a fundraising hospital. We raise funds to enhance the experience of our patients by providing state of the art medical equipment and facilities and creating a child-friendly environment.

Donations 50

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Donation by Anonymous on 28/06/13

£10.00

Well done Olivia! Sadly, your namesake cat has just died - decided a further donation would be a good memorial to her

Donation by Kate on 24/06/13

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A little donation to help you reach your target.

Donation by The Booth Family on 13/06/13

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Your story is incredible Liv. Your resilience is an inspiration and worthy of a resounding high-five :)

Donation by Anonymous on 10/06/13

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Congratulations on a fantastic achievement

Donation by Jas Tamber on 10/06/13

Donation by Jyoti Singh on 09/06/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done on the race and your recovery! Romy x

Donation by Anonymous on 09/06/13

£5.00

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Such an inspirational story in the Daily Mail! I also ran the Coventry Fun Run today and chased blue cookie monster. LOL

Donation by Anonymous, Coventry on 09/06/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good Luck Girl :)

Donation by Anonymous on 09/06/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Best wishes!! xoxo

Donation by BEVERLEY GREEN on 09/06/13

£5.00

Awesome . What amazing spirit!

Donation by Anonymous on 09/06/13

£10.00

Donation by Suzanne Lapwood on 09/06/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Great Spirit - Good luck

Donation by Family Foss on 09/06/13

£10.00

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Many congratulations

Donation by DF on 06/06/13

£10.00

Well done Olivia The Craigen Family X

Donation by Elizabeth Craigen on 06/06/13

Go for it Olivia and good luck - really impressed that you are doing this !

Donation by Anne Clarke on 06/06/13

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 03/06/13

£10.00

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Courage always wins!

Donation by Anonymous on 03/06/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Have a great run and enjoy the day

Donation by Louise Davidson on 03/06/13

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

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Go for it, Olivia! Good luck!

Donation by Jo Hallett on 03/06/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck!

Donation by Allan Andrews on 03/06/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck! I know you'll do amazingly!

Donation by Anonymous on 02/06/13

£9.06

+ £2.27 Gift Aid

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Olivia, you are an inspiration! All best wishes Eleanor

Donation by Eleanor Nesbitt on 02/06/13

Good luck for the 9th. We will be thinking of you.

Donation by Anonymous on 02/06/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Great thing to be doing, good luck xx

Donation by Baddie the Pirate on 02/06/13

£4.00

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£851.23
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£851.23
  • Gift Aid£159.77

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