Kristin Waters, Office of the Registrar, Runs for Charity

Kristin Waters, Assistant Registrar (and liaison to the Graduate School) has set a 2012 challenge of raising $1,834.00 for First Descents, an organization that offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience to empower them to defy their cancer and reclaim their lives. Kristin has set out to run 7 marathons in the state of Maryland in 2012; the total distance of 183.4 miles, with hopes of raising $10/mile. Kristin’s first marathon of the year was the 51st Annual George Washington Birthday Marathon on February 19 in which Kristin finished in 4:26:42. Her next marathon will be on March 3. More information on Kristin’s challenge and First Descents can be found here: http://teamfd.firstdescents.org/2011/fd/MDMarathoner/kristin/.

For more information, contact Kristin at kwaters@umbc.edu or ext. 5-8121.

Good luck, Kristin!

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