Fun Run in the Sun

Hundreds of walkers head north from the Cunningsburgh Hall towar

Hundreds of runners, walkers and even some in prams turned out in force to take part in the 10th annual Mind Your Head Fun Run and Walk.

More than 550 people took part setting off from outside Cunningsburgh Hall on Sunday 23rd August.

Dougie Macdonald (on left) and Dylan McDougall enjoy the fine we

The event has always been hailed as a way to promote mental health and wellbeing with participants asked to walk or run the 5k or 10k route.

And, as our selection of photos show, it has become a family affair with all ages taking part and celebrating their achievements with tea and cake in the hall afterwards.

The photographer is greeted by one of many dogs during the 2015

Mind Your Head chairwoman Shona Manson said: “It was superb to see so many folk supporting the event again and we have got the ‘real runners’ and you have the mams and dads and granddads and parents with pushchairs. It is a real family event.”

This year was also an opportunity for Mind Your Head to raise awareness of their proposed support service. Among the runners was Anouska Civico, who is working to develop services. She said: “It provides real proof that people are behind our proposed developments and support these important changes.”

In good spirits and waving for the camera are (from left): Leise

Photos: Kevin Jones

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