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In early 2014, my girlfriend’s sister suffered the tragedy of giving birth to a beautiful still born boy, Callum. As you can imagine, this was devastating to the family.

Several months later, my girlfriend’s sister, Michelle, and husband Ian, organised a once in a lifetime trip, around ALL the SPFL football grounds in Scotland. The task was, to reach every ground, run around each one, and return to Glasgow with in 3 days.

This was a truly memorable three days, for an extremely worthwhile cause, the Stillbirth and Anti-natal Death charity.

We raised just under £10,000!!!!! Have a look at our trip below.

Home straight!!!!!

We came back to reality with a bump, as we returned to the Glasgow area, and Greenock Morton was the next stop. The ground, again like a few others, is not situated in the best [...]

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West and South West Scotland

Final day, home straight and finish line in sight! Today we had to tick off a couple Central belt grounds, before heading south and west, before finishing up in Glasgow again. First up, was Hamilton, [...]

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Return to Central Scotland

It is amazing, for such a small country, the difference in local cultures in Scotland. Having spent the morning and early afternoon in the North East, we were not re-entering the central belt of Scotland. [...]

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The North East

Up, breakfast, in the van, gone! That was basically our morning in Keith. Straight on to the road, heading east to Aberdeen, via Peterhead, where we were to meet Ian’s brother David to let us [...]

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Fife to the Highlands

Next up, was the Kingdom of Fife! Having spent some time in Dunfermline, playing football at the stadium, I was looking forward to going back. Tickets were getting sold for the up and coming play [...]

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The epic journey begins

An incredible amount of preparation went into the the organising of this epic journey. Ian had spent weeks arranging with football grounds, gaining sponsorship, and co-ordinating all the partcipants to meet in Berwick, to stay [...]

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