Jaakko’s running page

Jaakko is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017!

Hi! I’m running 10 miles in the Edinburgh Great Run in the colours of Citywise, a mentoring charity I have been involved in for a semester now. I’m running because I want to help the charity, but also because I love running 😀 . Your donations will go towards funding a summer-camp project in Glasgow and Manchester for kids from disadvantaged backgrounds, which I believe is a truly worthy cause to donate for. Also, if you donate, I might bake something for you sometime 😉 .

We’re raising funds for the Citywise ‘Heroes Academy’ summer projects. The money raised at last year’s Great Manchester Run gave 120 young people access to the free holiday club. The play-based curriculum is designed to support their transition from primary to secondary school: learning in disguise as fun! We use the theme of superheroes to help young people discover what it takes to become an everyday hero.  #thecityneedsheroes – could you be one?

Click here to see how Team Manchester and Team Glasgow are doing in the head-to-head fundraising competition.