Scottish Autism Superstars
You can make a huge difference!
Here are our superstar supporters who have all made a fantastic effort to raise funds to help us continue reaching and supporting more autistic people and their loved ones in Scotland.
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This incredible superstar was seen 'Doing a hairy' by completing four running events in the festival. This included a full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K, all within 8 hours and 28 minutes. Incredible stamina Ally, thank you!
Event: Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Thank you very much to superstar Derek, who braved a skydive to raise vital funds for Scottish Autism. What an experience that will be to remember!
Event: Strathallan Skydive
A wonderful staff team from a Clackmannanshire based service took on a 140ft bungee jump. The funds raised will help to renovate a summer house, to create a sensory room for the two autistic individuals that the team supports. Wonderful effort, thankyou!
Event: Bungee jump at Killiecrankie, Perthshire
North Street Support Staff
Thank you to superstars Rachael, Bruce and Joel for taking on a family challenge in aid of Scottish Autism. We are so grateful for this wonderful support to raise awareness and vital funds!
Event: Self organised 5K walk
Rachael Fraser and family
A huge thank you to all of our wonderful superstars that took part in the Autism Ascent fundraiser! A few of our Scottish Autism team also took on the fundraising challenge and climbed their first Munro. Well done to everyone involved!
Event: Autism Ascent Challenge
A huge well done and thank you to Stephen for walking an incredible 26 miles in just 7 hours, to raise vital funds for Scottish Autism. Stephen's employer has also matched his fundraising efforts by an amazing 50% too. Fantastic support!
Event: Kiltwalk Dundee
A huge well done and thank you to superstar Stephen, who took on a skydive to raise vital funds for Scottish Autism. Stephen said it was "Well worth the experience". What amazing support!
Event: Strathallan Skydive
Martin Abercromby took on gruelling fundraising challenge to swim 2.4 miles, cycle 112 miles and run a 26.2 mile marathon. He raised an incredible total and said, he was “pleased to raise some much needed funds for Scottish Autism. The charity does great work in supporting autistic children, young people and adults.” Thank you Martin!
Event: Ironman Switzerland, Thun
A huge well done to Rachel Mitchell who cycled 60 miles into the mountains to raise funds for Scottish Autism. Rachel said; “It felt great! I was tired but happy to know I’d supported two charities who have had a great impact on people with autism.” Thank you Rachel!
A massive well done to Graeme Shearer and Stephen Boyd who embarked on the adventure of a lifetime by cycling from London to Paris, a gruelling 315 – mile route! Stephen said; "The challenge was outstanding, a really great experience and recommend it to anyone." Well done!
Graeme and Stephen
Thank you to our superstar Mhairi McCabe and her colleagues from New Struan School, who organised a rock ‘n’ roll Elvis tribute night. The funds raised will help towards providing a new Multi Medium Space for pupils to learn a variety of life skills, including art, crafts and woodwork.
A huge thank you to all of our wonderful superstars that took part in the Power Walk with a Pal fundraiser! Well done to everyone who took part and put their best foot forward by hitting 10,000 steps for the full month of May.
Event: Power Walk with a Pal
Power Walk with a Pal
David was one of our Kilomathon 2022 superstars, taking part in the 13.2 mile race in Edinburgh. You are amazing, thank you for your support!
Event: Edinburgh Kilomathon
Raised: Over £200!
A huge thank you to our superstar Zoe, who recently challenged herself to walk 10,000 steps a day during Autism Awareness week. Zoe has raised funds for Scottish Autism whilst spreading awareness. What an inspiration!
A huge thank you to Emily who recently completed the challenging 13.1 half marathon course. She encouraged others to get involved to assist and raise awareness for autistic individuals and their families – an inspiration!
You are a superstar Emily!
Event: Scottish Half Marathon
Thank you to Elise and Lynne for taking on a gruelling challenge to each carry a 25k bag for 1,000 metres recently. This wonderful duo chose to support Scottish Autism as it’s a cause close to their hearts. Well done ladies, thank you!
Event: Scottish Coal Championships
Raised: over £2,000