Here he goes again! In March 2016, one of Ecologia’s locally-based supporters, Simon Clark, set off on an incredible journey to run 5,000+ miles around the coastline of mainland Britain in a bid to raise money for the work we do. 15 months later, he returned, having raised almost £26,000, well over twice his initial […]
“I’d imagined this moment months ago and every time I do I’ve burst into tears of joy and connection” After 5,173 miles, Simon is home!
Simon is now in the last 1,000 mile leg of his #justalittlerun around Britain, and we think it is high time to celebrate all he has achieved so far and give him a huge cheer to encourage him onwards and upwards as he wends his way home to Scotland.
#givingtuesday is promoted in the UK by the Charities Aid Foundation, who run a series throughout each year called The Good ‘Uns, featuring 8 ordinary people doing amazing things for charity. We were thrilled when CAF asked if they could include marathon coastal runner Simon Clark in their series for 2017…
As 2016 whirls to its close, and we prepare to celebrate Christmas with friends and family, our thoughts are with Simon as he marks almost 9 months on his ‘little’ 5,000 mile run around the coast of mainland Britain.
He’s been running 4 months, from Findhorn in Moray anti-clockwise along the British coast, and is now just over the border in England. He’s also almost halfway to his fundraising goal of £10,000. Simon’s run continues…
On Easter Sunday, Ecologia’s intrepid coastal runner, Simon Clark, set off from our base in Findhorn, Morayshire, on a 5,000 mile run around the wiggly edge of mainland Britain. Despite a cold, blustery wind many people gathered to send him off.
On Easter Sunday, Simon Clark, Ecologia’s intrepid adventurer will set off on an epic 5,000 mile run around Britain’s wiggly, jiggerdy coast to celebrate Ecologia Youth Trust’s 20th Anniversary and raise £10,000 to support our work with disadvantaged children.