The Bishop of Paisley is urging schoolchildren and young people to get fit to help the world’s poorest people by signing up to SCIAF’S 6k Family Fun Run on Saturday, 2nd June.
A keen runner and SCIAF board member, Bishop John Keenan wants everyone to put their faith into action and share the journey by joining SCIAF’s fun run at the scenic Strathclyde Country Park in Motherwell.
The run kicks off at 11am, but the fun starts from 10am onwards, with plenty of music, stalls and games, making it a perfect summer’s day out for the whole family whether you decide to run, jog or walk.
Bishop Keenan limbered up in his shorts to show off SCIAF’s new top quality running tops, available on the big day, and the medals which will be handed out to everyone who takes part. Entrants will also get free water and a tasty biscuit treat donated by Tunnock’s to keep them fuelled up.
Bishop Keenan said: “I’d urge all the youngsters out there who’ve been stuck inside studying for their exams to get a bit of exercise and get down to Strathclyde Country Park after the exams are finished on 2nd June for the SCIAF Family Fun Run.
“Whether you run, jog or walk – it’s great for you. So get sponsored, bring your family and friends for a great day out and raise money for the poorest people in the world.
“By signing up you can put your faith into action and share the journey with the millions of people around the world who have walk for hours every day in search of food and water, and others who have to flee across continents to safety.”
Sign up at www.sciaf.org.uk or call SCIAF’s Community Fundraising and Events Officer Teresa McGoldrick on 0141 354 5555.
Picture: The Bishop of Paisley, John Keenan. (SCIAF).