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PICTURES: Cairn's Charity Challenge bags a huge £24,400 for three Highland charities


By Imogen James


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A yoga class on offer. Pictures: Callum Mackay
A yoga class on offer. Pictures: Callum Mackay

A MEDICAL practice in Inverness hosted a taster fun day as part of its successful charity challenge.

Cairn Medical Practice treated locals to activities hosted by Active Health Highland.

Keerthana Rajaji.
Keerthana Rajaji.

People had a chance to try spin bikes, Spokes for Folks trikes, adapted bikes, e-bikes, a group walk and yoga.

Dr Anne Rennie, from the practice, said: “Our active health taster day was a great success.

Helen Homer trying out one of the E-bikes.
Helen Homer trying out one of the E-bikes.

“This project helps people to become more active as a way of improving their health and wellbeing.

“It was great fun and a great way to try something new.

Pete, Emily and Anne Rennie.
Pete, Emily and Anne Rennie.

“We wanted to organise this taster

day to allow members of our community the opportunity to see how accessible, fun and beneficial active health can be.”

People heading out for one of the walks.
People heading out for one of the walks.

The team at Cairn, along with other supporters, finished the charity challenge last weekend with 15 teams virtually covered the distance between Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Carolina Ruiz Henderson from Zumba fitness Inverness.
Carolina Ruiz Henderson from Zumba fitness Inverness.

They raised £24,400 which will be split between Calum’s Cabin, the Archie Foundation and Young Lives vs Cancer.


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