Former Dundee soldier organises 11k Remembrance Day run

Martin Brady limbers up for his Remembrance Day run

A former soldier has organised an 11km Remembrance Day charity run.

Martin Brady, who is now a personal trainer at UrbanFit in Dundee, has organised the Run to Remember event to help raise funds for the Help for Heroes campaign.

Martin said: “I thought this would be a great way to raise some money for Help for Heroes and something a bit different to commemorate Remembrance Day on November 11.

“The run will start at 11am directly after a minute’s silence is held. We will begin from the lifeboat station in Broughty Ferry and run to the war memorial in Monifieth. The route is exactly 11km, so it worked out well.

“So far, we have had around 120 people showing interest in the run and more than 70 people have registered to take part. Anyone can join in. It’s not a race. We even have folk who are in wheelchairs signed up.”

The event will also see a pipe band play at Barnhill Rock Gardens and a buffet at the Anchor Bar in Broughty Ferry, with meat being provided by Yorkes Butchers.