Charity of the Week

MND Scotland Fun Run

big group shot after MND Fun Run

 

Fun Run and Sponsored Walk

Join MND Scotland, on Saturday 1 June, for their annual Fun Run and Sponsored Walk at Strathclyde Country Park.

The event only costs £10 to sign up and the race attracts over 1,000 people each year to help raise funds to fight back against Motor Neurone Disease (MND) – a rapidly progressing terminal illness. The event is family-friendly and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

The MND Scotland Fun Run encompasses two routes, a 4-mile or 6-mile route, around Strathclyde Loch. Although the race isn’t competitive, the charity does have a prize giving for first across the line in a number of categories.

This year the event is supported by the Scottish Sun, in partnership with M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park. Entry to the park is free and in 2019 all participants and volunteers will receive a ticket for a 'ride all day' wristband for M&D's in their post-race goody bag. This can be redeemed at the park on a day of your choice during the season.

What’s included?

  • T-shirt for every entrant
  • Medal for all finishers
  • Prizes for all category winners
  • Refreshments and stalls
  • Music and other entertainment
  • Commemorative award if you raise more than £50 in sponsorship
  • Free post-race massage for participants
  • Post-race goody bag, including the charity’s 'Aware Magazine' newsletter
  • Free 'ride all day' wristband for M&D's Scotland's Theme Park on a day of your choice
  • Entry is £10 per person, however people with MND, members of MND Scotland and under-16s go for free

The Fun Run starts at 11am and you can walk, run, jog, or use your wheelchair, to complete the 4-mile or 6-mile route around Strathclyde Loch. We’ll also have refreshments, entertainment, music and face painters on the day, so bring all your friends and family to join in on the fun!

FOR FULL DETAILS & TO ENTER VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE