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Ronnie Cairns

Ronnie's Running for Yorkhill Childrens Charity

Fundraising for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity (formerly Yorkhill Children’s Charity)

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Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity (formerly Yorkhill Children’s Charity)

We fund medical equipment and services to give our children the best possible care

Charity Registration No. SC007856

Story

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. At the age of 56, I have got the running bug again and out there pounding the pavements training for my first half marathon in over 25years.

My one-year-old grandson has been attending Yorkhill Hospital and has been looked after so well by the fantastic staff there. He travels from Dunoon twice weekly for his treatment and we are so grateful to all at Yorkhill for the help and support he and his parents have received from them.

Getting out there training four nights a week in the bad weather certainly takes some willpower, motivation and a bit of madness. My main goal this year, is to run the Glasgow Half marathon in October but I have entered a few other 10k races in my build up to it.

I would be further motivated if I could do something to raise much needed funds for Yorkhill hospital, along the way, to help the many sick children that go through their doors each day. To enable me to do this I have started this JustGiving page to raise funds so if you would like to sponsor me, please do so as every little bit helps.

I will be giving regular updates on Facebook as I progress through my training and races, so that you can keep tabs on me, push me when I need pushing and encourage me when I need encouragement.

By doing a little, we can all make a big difference for those children and families less fortunate than ourselves, Please help me make a difference and make a donation..

Thank you and please give me a toot if you pass me by when out pounding the streets!

RACE CALENDAR:

  1. 28 March Dunoon Run & Ride 9.1 mile Endoro Race
  2. 12 April - Glasgow Kilt Walk
  3. 14 May - Polaroid 10k Road Race Series - Helensburgh
  4. 21 May - Polaroid 10k Road Race Series - Dumbarton
  5. 27 May - Polaroid 10k Road Race Series - Clydebank
  6.   7 June - Polaroid10k Road Race Series - Vale of Leven
  7. 21 June - Glasgow 10k
  8. 30 June - Edinburgh 10k
  9. 27 Aug - Cowal Gathering 5k
  10.   4 Oct - Glasgow Half Marathon

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity. So it’s the most efficient way to donate – saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Thank you,

Ronnie

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  • Me with James
  • Race number for Dunoon Run and Ride 27th March 2015
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