Monday, 03 September 2012
After 10 weeks of training, ‘Team Auchrannie’ took to the streets of Glasgow on Sunday (2nd September) to take part in the “2012 Great Scottish Run”.
Forty five members of the team, made up of 25 staff from Auchrannie Resort on the Isle of Arran and 20 members of the public set off from George Square from around 9.30am on Sunday morning to take part in either the 10K or half marathon – each one of them dressed in their fuchsia pink t-shirts, supporting Auchrannie’s charity of the year ‘Chloe’s Chemoo Cows’.
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After making it to the end, the team celebrated with bacon rolls and hot coffee at ‘West Brewery’, where all the participants took some time out to reflect on their individual achievements.
Although many people are continuing to collect sponsorship, the estimated total amount raised from the team undertaking the run is expected to be in the region of £<estimated total goes here>.
Auchrannie Group Director, Linda Johnston, the driving force behind the team said after the race “Taking part as a member of ‘Team Auchrannie’ has been a huge amount of fun and being able to raise such a significant amount of money for our charity Chloe’s Chemoo Cows makes running every mile so worthwhile. I’m extremely proud of all the staff and others who have given up their time not only today but over the last 10 weeks to train for todays run.”
‘Chloe’s Chemoo Cow’s’ mission is to raise awareness and much needed funds to brighten the lives of children with cancer at the Schiehallion Ward, Yorkhill Children's Hospital. They aim to provide every child receiving treatment with a cow themed gift box containing soft toy, stickers and bookmarks as well as provide arts and crafts materials for the ward.
Anyone wishing to support ‘Team Auchrannie’ can still make a donation online at www.auchrannie.co.uk/donate