lauren-Farah-Strickland’s Great Run!!

Lauren is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Citywise is an awesome charity, we all need some character building and a listening ear in our lives! 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 […]

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Pete’s dash for your cash

Pete is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I’m not a runner. I tend to avoid running under most circumstances. But I’ve been working with Citywise, a great children’s charity, for over 6 months now, and when I heard that they were losing funding on their Summer programs, it’s given me the drive to dust off […]

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Ester’s Great Edinburgh Run

Ester is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I’ll be running 5 miles (Ahhhh!) in the Great Edinburgh Run on the 23rd of April in aid of Citywise. I have been volunteering with Citywise since September, with the aim of helping young people to achieve their potential. It’s incredible to see just how much of a change […]

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Char’s Run

Charlotte is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I will be taking part in the Great Edinburgh Run in April in order to fundraise for the charity Citywise! I have volunteered for this amazing charity for the past year and I know that the money raised will go to great use. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. […]

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Lisa Ran Out of Excuses

Lisa is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Dear friends, This will come as a surprise to all of you who know me and my, mildly put, lack of enthusiasm for anything athletic fairly well; but in late April this year I will be participating in the Great Edinburgh Run, a 5miler through Scotland’s hilly (!) capital. […]

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Run your day! Don’t let the day run you.

Anna is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! One year ago, I was very ill and weak. I was diagnosed with pericardial effusion (an abnormal accumulation of fluid around the heart) and I was told that I wasn’t allowed to do any exercise for at least half a year. Having spent four months in a clinic, I […]

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Matt Runs Scotland

Matthew is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Dear Friends and Family — This is my first charity run in my newly adopted home. It would mean the world to me for you to support my run through one of the world’s most beautiful capital cities, Edinburgh (please note, despite its win in the beauty category, Glasgow […]

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Frank the Tank to the finishline!

Frantisek is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I’ve been very fortunate to grow up in an environment where honesty, integrity, and dreaming big are common values. Not everyone has had this chance and the time has come to help them. I’ll be running in this year’s Great Edinburgh Run to support children from underprivileged backgrounds and […]

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Aarran, so you didin’t have to!

Aarran is running the Edinburgh Run 2017! ”The most powerful lesson you can learn in running? You’re capable of much more than you think.” Amby Burfoot. I am running with Citywise to help raise money yo help encourage kids who don’t yet realize their boundless potential. We’re raising funds for the Citywise ‘Heroes Academy’ summer projects. The […]

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The more You donate, the faster I run!

Dovile is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! A huge part of my heart belongs to Citywise mentoring charity focused on character building of disadvantaged kids in Glasgow (and Manchester). I have been volunteering with this charity for the last 2 years and spend a couple of hours every week in one of the Glasgow Primary […]

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Running Jinin

Jinin is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Hiya! In the photo, I was running leisurely along the beach in Aberdaron a few summers ago… Soon, I will also be running – only it won’t be so leisurely, but in a city, and in spring (not winter thankfully). On the 23rd of April, I and other […]

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Eleanor’s Fundraising Page!

Eleanor is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I’m running with Citywise to help raise money for a fab programme that is doing great things for young people! 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 […]

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Running for Citywise – Jessica!

Jessica is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Hi everyone! I’ll be running (shock horror, I know!) 5 miles in the Great Edinburgh Run on the 23rd of April in aid of Citywise and would love it if I could raise my target of £250 in sponsorship. As a mentor for the charity, I get to […]

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Ca$h me if you can!

Diana is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Everyday we are trying to teach our children that our actions define our character. At Citywise, we believe that self-control, resilience, good judgement and fairness are virtues that determine any person’s success! By getting involved in a healthy outdoor sporting activity such as the Great Edinburgh Run 2017 […]

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KRISTA’S GREAT EDINBURGH RUN

Krista is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Hey guys, so at the end of April i’ll be running my first ever charity run for a group called Citywise! Since September I have been volunteering for Citywise by mentoring in a primary school in Glasgow. We provide support to the kids and teach them the importance […]

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Jessica runs for Citywise

Jessica is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Hi everyone, i will be taking part in the Great Edinburgh Run 10 mile event, running for Citywise mentoring Charity! I would greatly appreciate any donations. We are running to raise funds for the Citywise “Hero’s Academy” which will take place this summer, giving children the ability to […]

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Issy’s Great Edinburgh Run! And by ‘Run’, I probably mean Walk

Isabelle is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Yeah…I can’t believe it either! But as Citywise mentors we’re always telling the kids to be resilient and challenge themselves, so I’m going to do exactly that! Clearly I’m not the running type (in fact, I shamefully bought my first pair of running shoes specifically for this…) […]

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Annie will give you a run for your money!

Annie is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Now I know this will come as a surprise to anyone who knows me, as I really don’t care much for long distance running. One thing I do care a lot about though, is the charity that I’ll be running for. Citywise is a mentoring charity that I’ve […]

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Please give Duncan Money

Duncan is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I’m running the Great Edinburgh Run for the charity Citywise that I volunteer at, all donations will be greatly appreciated and allow us to keep doing the great work we do. We’re raising funds for the Citywise ‘Heroes Academy’ summer projects. The money raised at last year’s Great Manchester […]

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Julia running for Citywise!

Julia is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! I am running for Citywise, a local charity I volunteer with! 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 […]

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Hayls Hits the Trails

Hayley is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Citywise aims to teach kids that it’s important to build character and that they can do anything they set their minds to, no matter what challenges they may face. It’s said that you should practice what you preach so although it will come as a shock to anyone […]

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Kristina- the “Ultimate” runner!

Kristina is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! We all have those things we don’t like doing and for me that’s long distance running. I want our mentees to know that sometimes doing the things you don’t like can lead to something amazing when you put your mind to it and set your heart on it. […]

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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 […]

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Patrik The Running Slovak!

Patrik is running the Great Edinburgh Run 2017! Running is a test of courage, wisdom, strength and resilience, things that we are trying to pass on to our mentees. I believe this is a great way how to improve myself in these virtues and also a great way to support a change in young peoples’ […]

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