Sport Relief Mile in Stonehaven - Stonehaven Guide Blog


Friday, 20 January 2012

Sport Relief Mile in Stonehaven

Stonehaven will host its first ever Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 25 th March 2012
Setting off from Mineralwell Park the Stonehaven Mile will pass through Mineralwell . Entrants don’t have to be sporty to take part, but can choose to complete 1, 3 or 6 miles knowing that all the money raised will help to change the lives of people living unimaginably tough lives right here on our doorstep, across the rest of the UK and in some the world’s poorest countries.From teeny-tots with their mums and dads, to super sprinters up against the clock there’s something for everyone on the big day.
Carol McLaren from Aberdeenshire Council said: “The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Stonehaven is here and it’s your time to shine.
This is the first Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Stonehaven and it’s set to be a great event. So come on, pull your Sport Relief socks up, enter the Mile and do something amazing!”
Sport Relief has a unique history of dedicated people doing extraordinary things to rise to the challenge. Last September, David Walliams started Sport Relief off with an epic splash when he completed The BT Sport Relief Challenge: Walliams vs The Thames. Despite battling a nasty bacterial bug and bitingly cold water, David swam a staggering 140 miles and has so far raised over £1 million for Sport Relief. And that’s not all; there will be even more amazing celebrity challenges to get the whole nation geared up for the Sport Relief weekend!
The Sport Relief Weekend kicks off on Friday March 23 when everyone gets active, has fun and raises cash at home, at work or at school; before settling down to watch a night of top Sport Relief TV on BBC One. There will be even more BBC radio, online and TV coverage throughout the weekend to keep you entertained. By the end of the weekend everyone will be raring to go, when the whole nation comes together to take part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile. To enter the Mineralwell Mile visit

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