Weir Insurance Sponsor St Mary's Primary School's '500-Mile Challenge'

The Staff and Pupils of St Mary’s Primary School Will be Taking Part in an Epic 500-Mile Walking Challenge this June, with the Support of Weir Insurance

On the 7thJune, St Mary’s Primary School will be heading off to the Rising Sun CountryPark for their sponsored ‘500 Mile Challenge’ for a day packed full of walking,exploring nature and team building.

They hope toraise money for bikes and sports equipment to support the school’s bid forHealthy School Status and to offer long-term health benefits for the school’spupils.

During theday, everyone will join in – including the staff and governors of the school –to walk an accumulative 500 miles throughout the day, with different activitiesincluding sensory walks, geocaching, digital records and map-reading; allrounded off with a picnic on the country park’s grounds.

WeirInsurance is sponsoring the school by covering the cost of the event so thatall the sponsor money they raise can be used for the school’s “Cyclescheme”.

Weir staffwill also be walking to support everyone on the day itself.

Karen Weir, ManagingDirector of Weir Insurance tells us, “We’re hugely proud to support thechildren and staff at St Mary’s for their outstanding efforts towards raisingfunds for their school. Providing the facilities to support the health andwellbeing of our younger generations is so important, as well as encouragingthem to get outdoors and explore nature.

With our ownbusiness fitness campaign on the go, we know the importance of getting yourhealth foundations right to thrive, whether that be of you personally, or yourbusiness. We wish everyone at St Mary’s Primary School the best of luck on theday and the team at Weir will be there to cheer them along.”

To find outmore about Weir’s Business Fitness Campaign, contact 0800 281 453 or email