Seven years ago I took part in the Mencap Shine Project; an employment project which helps people with a learning disability find work placements and identify new skills.
From taking part in this process, I got my job at Tesco's. That's why I'm running the London Marathon on 23 April 2017 for #TeamMencap.
Training is going well; I do a long run every Sunday, my longest will be 22 miles, which I'll do 3 weeks before the marathon. I'm on quite a structured plan put together by my running club, who are supporting me all the way. I did try to give up chocolate, but I must confess I'm a chocoholic! You need to have some treats!
I want to raise over £3000 for Mencap because it's a great charity. Tesco have even agreed to match 20% of whatever I raise!
Help Charlotte reach her fundraising target by visiting her Just Giving page.
You can also track her progress, as well as the rest of Team Mencap, through Twitter.
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