Motion ref. S6M-01864
Jim McAneny Completes the 250km Marathon Des Sables in Morocco
Submitted by: Pam Gosal, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Supported by: Karen Adam, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
That the Parliament congratulates 62-year-old Jim McAneny, of Bearsden, on completing the 250km Marathon Des Sables in Morocco, and for becoming the oldest UK finisher of the long-distance endurance race; notes that he undertook six marathons in seven days to raise £2,000 for The Brain Tumour Charity, after a friends diagnosis, and acknowledges that this was a gruelling test and, to have completed it, is a fantastic accomplishment.