Congratulations to our first Heart of Scotland fundraiser - Heart Research UK
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Congratulations to our first Heart of Scotland fundraiser

30 May, 2019

Heart Research UK’s Heart of Scotland Appeal, a dedicated fundraiser to raise money for pioneering medical research in Scottish hospitals and universities, was cheering on their first official fundraiser in last week’s Edinburgh Half Marathon.

Moyra Stephen, from Aberdeenshire, took to the famous old streets of Edinburgh and completed the 13.1 mile course in an impressive time of 2hr and 4 mins.

Moyra smashed her fundraising target, raising almost £600 for the Heart of Scotland Appeal, which she chose because “because research and new technologies saves lives.”

41 people a day die from cardiovascular disease in Scotland, and you are almost twice as likely to die from coronary heart disease in Scotland that the South East of England.

We don’t think this is fair, and it needs to change.

If you would like to join Moyra in raising money for the Heart of Scotland appeal, please contact Rachel on heartofscotland@heartresearch.org.uk