Each year, Dean Park pupils from all the 9 year groups, are invited to take part in our sponsored Fun Run. For P1- P7 pupils the run entails a 1.5km run along the Water of Leith from Waulkmill Loan to Balerno High School. A much shorter route is devised for our nursery children from Bridge Road to the high school.
Children run in their year groups and by gender – some choose to run competitively (there is a trophy for the winners) – and others chose to take a more relaxed approach. Either way, all children who cross the finishing line receive a medal for participation – usually awarded by the Head Teacher.
The 1.5km route is no mean feat, as many a parent will vouch for, so the cheers and applause from parents and staff crescendo as the children approach the finishing line. It’s a fantastic atmosphere and often very emotional – for both parents and children!
In addition to the Winners Trophies, prizes are given to the best dressed runner as well as to the pupil who raises the most sponsorship money.
25th Anniversary Fun Run 2017
Sunday 1st October 2017 – 1.30pm till 3.30pm
It’s now less than 3 weeks till the PTA Annual Fun Run, so don’t forget to send in your entry forms!
Should you have misplaced the original form, please click HERE to download a copy. Forms are also available from the school office.
The 1980s/1990s fashion and sport themed fancy dress is optional, but there are prizes to be won!
And remember keep up your training as part of your ‘Daily Mile’!
All details regarding the Fun Run are contained on the Entry Form however if you have any further questions please contact:
Chrissy MacLennan on 07940 310 541 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Clare Dow on 07884 335429 /email@example.com