James McMeechan

Paying It Forward

Fundraising for Health in Mind
raised of £2,000 target
by 140 supporters
Event: Kilomathon Scotland - 13.1km, on 7 April 2019
7 Peaks Challenge
Campaign by Health in Mind (RCN SC004128)
Spending time outdoors is great for your mental health. Take on our 7 Peaks Challenge, donate £7 and nominate 7 people to do the same.


Thanks for viewing. I am entering arduous/challenging events to increase Mental Health awareness. Aiming to raise money for Health in Mind, a small Scottish Charity whilst sporting a classic Moustache to show my visual support to anyone in difficulty - They are not alone.

Next Challenges:

Twelfth Event:  Commando Speed March 2023: TBC

Eleventh Event Oct 22: United States Marine Corps Marathon in Full Kit Chaperoning injured female SNCO - Completed Hot Hot Hot

Tenth Event: Date 4-5 June 2022. Cateran Yomp for Army Benevolent Fund and Allied Forces Foundation 54 Miles in 24 Hrs with our Recovering Service Personnel & Wounded Warriors. Completed 19 Hrs. 

Ninth Event: Date TBC.  Canoe the Union Canal from Falkirk Wheel to Edinburgh (50km).

Eighth Event: Sunday 19th September 2021. Edinburgh Half Marathon (21km). Volunteered to complete it with Bergen (36lbs), Denims and Boots. Complete 2Hrs 37 Mins. 

Seventh Event: Friday 21st May 2021. Seven Hills of Edinburgh Challenge. Bergen Weight, Lightweights and Boots 36Lbs. Complete 0500-1100, tough going in the weather: Corstorphine Hill, Edinburgh Castle, Calton Hill, Arthur’s Seat, Blackford Hill, Braid Hill and Craiglockhart Hill.

Sixth Event:
Friday 14th May 2021. Pentland’s Points - After release from lockdown a quick track around Castlelaw and Allermuir on a misty Friday Morning.

Fifth Event:
Sunday 29th September 2019.  Great Scottish Run - Glasgow Half Marathon (21km). Cracked the Half Marathon in 1Hr 47. Brilliant atmosphere and support from the Glasgow crowds. It was a real pleasure to run in aid of Health in Mind.

Fourth Event:
Sunday 26th May 2019.  Edinburgh Half Marathon (21km).
Complete - What a great atmosphere and around beautiful Auld Reekie, dodgy calf at 6 mile point but ‘Grizzed’ through and finished 1Hr47Mins.

Third Event:
Saturday 4th May 2019.  Stuc a' Chroin 5000 Hill Race, (20km). http://www.stucachroin5000.org.uk
Complete - Amazingly tough event but with fantastic scenery, 4hrs 15Mins

Second Event:
Sunday 14th April 2019.  Round the Houses Falkirk (10km). Complete 46 Mins 55 Secs

First Event:
Sunday 7th April 2019. Edinburgh Kilmathon (13km). Complete - 63 Mins

If you feel you or anyone you know would like to support/donate below, that would be great  - TY.

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About the campaign

Spending time outdoors is great for your mental health. Take on our 7 Peaks Challenge, donate £7 and nominate 7 people to do the same.

About the charity

Health in Mind

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RCN SC004128
Everyone has the right to live a full and satisfying life. At Health in Mind we promote positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland. We provide the tools, information and support to help people cope with life’s challenges and live the life they want to live.

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