Rugby community making strides for Doddie Gump

Rugby community making strides for Doddie Gump

The rugby community are signing up for Doddie Gump, a mass participation event, that started in the new year encouraging people to get active in support of MND awareness and to raise funds for My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.

The inter-district challenge runs throughout January with five teams; South, Edinburgh, Glasgow, North & Midlands and Scottish Exiles. Individuals log any exercise that they take, anything from walking to horse riding.

In early February, champions will be unveiled for those logging the most miles so there’s no better time to join in and get active close to home.

Scottish Rugby is pleased to see the community; clubs, players, staff and fans join in with Doddie Gump which has so far raised more than £500,000 and clocked over a million miles.

Former Scotland captain, Al Kellock, said: “I’ve been

joining in with the family, a great reason to explore the outdoors together.

I’m Team Glasgow and enjoying seeing the efforts the district is going to, to

support Doddie and the foundation. Whether it’s your usual dog walk, a hike or

a swim, I’d encourage people to join in this January.”

How to take part

  1. Select your chosen team here, donate and order your snood.
  2. Download the trac4good app onto your phone. Iphone/Ipad or Android
  3. Check the Frequently Asked Questions if you need help with the app.
  4. Join your team and start logging all your active miles
  5. Join the conversation online at @DoddieGump and #DoddieGump

Highlights from the Scottish Rugby community

Nathan Hines involved and starting early to clock six miles.

Captains call from John Barclay.

Chris Hoy joins in for Team Edinburgh.

Referees starting early for Team South.

Ruaridh Jackson shouts out Team Glasgow.

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