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Colour Run fun hits Gala

Close to 200 people joined in the fun of the Borders Colour Run at Heriot-Watt’s Scottish Borders’ Campus on Saturday 11 May.

Fantastic weather greeted participants as they ran or walked their way around the 6km course from the Netherdale campus out to Tweedbank and back.

A team of volunteers based around the course then doused participants in powdered, biodegradable paint as they passed along the route.

Developed in partnership between Heriot-Watt University and Live Borders, proceeds from the event are shared between local charity Live Borders and SANE, a leading UK mental health charity.

Ewan Jackson, Chief Executive Officer at Live Borders said, “Today’s event has been a great success. It is fantastic to see so many happy faces, people of all ages and whole families join in the fun.

“This is the second year we have run the event and it has grown significantly in numbers. It is a brilliant occasion that brings the local community together while promoting our commitment to making the Borders healthier, happier and stronger.

“A big thanks to the team at Heriot-Watt University and everyone involved in bringing the event to fruition once again.”

CLICK HERE to see the full image gallery from the 2019 Borders Colour Run!

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