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St George's Participates in Doddie Aid

31 Jan 2023
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St George's is participating in Doddie Aid 2023.

Doddie Aid is a virtual mass-participation exercise event founded by former Scotland captain, Rob Wainwright. It started on the 1st January of this year and will last for six weeks. Participants can do any type of exercise and the winning regional district (e.g., Edinburgh, Glasgow, North and Midlands, the South) will be the one with the most miles at the end. The event funds are being raised for My Name’5 Doddie Foundation which invests in research to find meaningful treatments for Motor Neuron Disease (MND).

St George's league currently has 97 participants. Collectively they've done 336 exercise sessions, covered 1,144 miles and raised £1,400!

It's not too late for others in our community to join us! Taking part in this virtual event is simple.

  1. Download the Doddie Aid app
  2. Donate £20
  3. Choose your district.
  4. Claim your free district snood.
  5. Join the St George's league.
  6. Start recording your activities.

You can do any type of activity! Some ideas are dog walking, PE lessons, swimming, or skiing. Anything active that can be measured in miles counts towards your total. More information can be found at

Follow along at St George’s Sport twitter account (@stgeorges_sport) and Instagram account (stgeorgesedin) where we will keep you up to date with our progress. Let us know what kind of activities you choose and tag us in your post so that we can see what you are doing! Use the hashtags #stgecommunity or #teamstgs.

We look forward to you joining the St George’s league and motivating each other to get active for a great cause in January and February.

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