Youngsters get running in Riverside for Fife Women's Aid

A total of 120 local school children took part in a fun run event at Riverside Park at the weekend to help raise money for Fife Women's Aid.

Tuesday, 24th May 2016, 4:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2016, 5:22 pm
Youngsters taking part in the 3km race for those in primary four to seven.

Organised by Angela Brown, a children’s support worker with the charity, the event aimed to raise money to help young people affected by domestic abuse.

From the day, £543 was raised for the charity.

As well as the races, which youngsters from nursery age upwards were welcome to take part in, there was also a grand tombola to which many local businesses had donated prizes to.

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Those younger than primary three had the chance to run 1km in the fun run, while the older children ran 3km.

St Paul’s RC Primary School received a special prize for being the school with the most participants on the day.

Organisers would like to say a massive thank you to all those who took part on Saturday and also those businesses that donated prizes for the tombola.