18 Apr 2019
A staggering £1million has been raised so far ahead of this year’s Glasgow Kiltwalk - before a step has even been taken!
A total of 14,700 walkers already signed up for the 2019 events have collectively raised £1,162,000 for Scottish charities.
Walkers to date have raised an incredible £830,000, with a further 40% - £332,000- added courtesy of Sir Tom Hunter and The Hunter Foundation.
This year’s Royal Bank of Scotland Glasgow Kiltwalk, which takes place on Sunday 28 April, is set to be the biggest ever, with over 600 charities in Glasgow and the West set to benefit from the generosity of Scots.
More than 12,000 walkers will set out between Glasgow Green and Loch Lomond, taking on one of three distances – 24 miles, 15 miles or 6 miles.
Kiltwalk CEO, Paul Cooney, said: “A huge debt of gratitude must go to our Kiltwalkers for their efforts raising such an incredible amount of money so far. This is a hugely impressive figure which will make a real and lasting difference to charities.
“A record-breaking number of walkers will be taking part in Glasgow on April 28, and there’s still time to sign up!”
Thanks to an extremely generous donation from Platinum Sponsor Arnold Clark, three lucky Kiltwalkers taking part in the event will each win a brand-new Kia Rio car.
Glasgow Chamber are also delighted to be taking part in our second Kiltwalk! If you would like to donate to a member of the team, please select one of the links below. Thank you!
Sarah Heaney: https://bit.ly/2veMFKq - Friends of Anchor
Alison Coia: https://glasgowkiltwalk2019.everydayhero.com/uk/alisoncoia - Salvation Army
Mhairi Duncan: https://glasgowkiltwalk2019.everydayhero.com/uk/mhairi-duncan - Calum's Cabin
For more information on the Kiltwalk, or to register, visit www.thekiltwalk.co.uk