Weʼre raising £20,000 to support athletes travelling to the Special Olympics GB 40th Anniversary Games in Stirling from the 9-13 August - by walking 1000 miles.
- Disability support
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As many of you know I have been a supporter of Special Olympics and the opportunities it provides for people with learning disabilities for 25 years. I have attended World and National Special Olympics Games so I am happy to see the Special Olympics GB 40th Anniversary Games coming to my home Town, Stirling.
To help provide support for athletes travelling to the Games I have set myself a challenge to walk 1000 miles before the Games. Seemed like a good idea till the Beast from the East stepped in.
You can follow my efforts on the 40th Games Facebook Page - thank you for your support and why not come along to the Games and learn more about this fantastic Charity.
If you would like to learn more about the Games or volunteer please visit the website: www.specialolympicsscotland40.com
Some more information on the Games:
Special Olympics GB is the largest registered charity providing year round sports training and competition opportunities for people with intellectual (learning) disabilities in Great Britain. The 40th anniversary games are being hosted by Special Olympics Scotland in Stirling, between 9-13th August 2018.
The Games will welcome c.1,200 athletes, 400 coaches & officials, 500 volunteers and attract c. 5,000 family members and spectators to the event from across the UK and Europe. A primary focus of the Games is Play Unified to promote lasting relationships between disabled and non-disabled people through joint participation on and off the field of play.
The Event’s international audience will help to showcase Scotland as a vibrant, leading, positive and inclusive country.
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Mar 7, 2018
Way to go Craig. Many thanks
Mar 6, 2018
Best Wishes Craig - Sure you’ll smash it and loose a few pounds in the process 😱😱👍