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Hundreds join the race to help others at 6k Family Fun Run

Money raised through your hard work at our 6k Family Fun Run will help some of the world's poorest people. 

Thanks to you we can continue to help people in 27 countries affected by hunger, war, poverty and natural disasters. 

WEE BOX 6k Family Fun Run 

Bishop President of SCIAF, Joseph Toal, got the race underway at Strathclyde Country Park in Motherwell on Saturday 4th May. The 6km route is the same distance, on average, that women and children in the developing world walk for water.

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School groups, families and friends attended in great numbers and helped make the day a huge success. 


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St Josephs Academy Fr ChStaff and pupils from St Joseph's Academy in Kilmarnock

Deacon Blue frontman and broadcaster Ricky Ross, who ran the course with his son, said:

SCIAF’s 6k was great fun and there was such a brilliant atmosphere all the way round the course. It really makes you feel like you’re making a difference and helping the people who need it most.


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The race was won by 14-year-old Michael Nolan in a time of 24 minutes 21 seconds. Cahal McAtarsney, aged 10, took second place while 34-year-old Catherine McKelvie came third.
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