Racing for Life at World Sports Day

One happy young lady with the Olympic torch at World Sports Day held at Ripon Grammar School. (1206251AM)
One happy young lady with the Olympic torch at World Sports Day held at Ripon Grammar School. (1206251AM)
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Ripon celebrated World Sports Day with a special Race for Life event at Ripon Grammar School.

Children from primary schools around the city were invited to the Grammar School to take part in a one - five km walk, jog or run round the school fields. The pupils each raised at least £3 in sponsorship for Cancer Research UK.

The event was organised by Ripon sports teacher Helen Mackenzie, who brought the Olympic torch she carried through Harrogate earlier this month.

To sponsor the children’s fundraising online go to the World Sports Day fundraising page at www.justgiving.com/riponworldsportsday2012. More photos in next week’s Gazette.