Santas do 15-mile walk to raise money for Carluke Thistle AFC

Santa's raaising money for new football team'Picture by Helen Barrington
Santa's raaising money for new football team'Picture by Helen Barrington
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THIS squad of Santas were ‘presented’ with a tough task on Saturday, when they undertook a gruelling 15-mile walk which made it very difficult for them to keep saying: “Yo, ho, ho!” without gasping for breath.

The six-hour walk, from Carluke to Wishaw, Neherton, Overtown and back, was organised by the team’s fund-raising organiser David Gillan. It raised around £300 to support their newly established Carluke Thistle AFC team, towards strips, league fees and insurance costs ahead of their debut campaign in next season’s Carluke and District League.

For more information on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops now.