Run­ner on the road to a record

The Oban Times - - News -

A RUN­NER has vis­ited Con­nel as part of a world record at­tempt for char­ity.

Yvie John­son, from Den­bigh in Wales, has been run­ning from Land’s End to John O’ Groats and back again, a to­tal of 1,680 miles, mak­ing her the first woman to do so. She is rais­ing money and aware­ness for men­tal health char­i­ties Bipo­lar UK, Mind, Scot­tish As­so­ci­a­tion for Men­tal Health, Young Minds and Place-2Be.

On the re­turn leg Ms John­son had an overnight stay with The

Oban Times’ mar­ket­ing man­ager Pauline Clif­ford, who is a friend. Ms Clif­ford said: ‘She is ab­so­lutely amaz­ing, run­ning more than a marathon ev­ery day for 42 days.’

Yvie John­son.

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