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Motion ref. S5M-24371

Ross Runs 4X4X48 for Thorney Croft Care Home

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Monday, March 15, 2021

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Fulton MacGregor, Rona Mackay, Ruth Maguire, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan, Gil Paterson, Colin Smyth, Stewart Stevenson, David Torrance, Sandra White

That the Parliament congratulates Ross Bark, from Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway, on completing his challenge to run four miles every four hours over a 48-hour period; notes that Ross, locally known as the Road Runner due to his children’s entertainment business, undertook the challenge to raise money for a Stranraer care home, Thorney Croft, which was unfortunate to have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and lost 14 residents; understands that Ross would like the money raised to go towards a memorial for the care home's garden or a day out for residents and staff once life returns to some normality; commends Ross on already reaching over £2,7825 in donations and wishes him, and all staff and residents at Thorney Croft, well for the future.