Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team raise £250 at Always Aim High Events Kids Race

Published: 16.08.2023

Always Aim High Events are incredibly proud to announce that they helped to raise over £250 for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue team at their Snowdonia Trail Marathon event held in early July.

Local children came together to take part in the 500m fun run around the Llanberis event field on the morning of Always Aim high Events 24 hour running event, with all proceeds going to the mountain rescue team.

The Llanberis MRT is an entirely voluntary organisation, with the simple aim to help those in need in the mountains around Yr Wyddfa. The team is made up of around 40-50 volunteer members, who give up their time attend all types of incidents from a twisted ankle or overdue persons on easy paths, to serious accidents or fatalities on cliffs and steep ground.

As a registered charity, run entirely by volunteers, they rely totally on the support and generosity of the public to keep the rescue team active. Every donation helps to save lives.

The friends of the Llanberis mountain recuse team were on hand on the day to marshal the kids race and they also brought their vehicle along to the event village to chat with participants and spectators at the event about the Important work that they do.

Race Director Brian Corcoran said “We have always supported the Llanberis mountain Rescue team over the years, so it was great to work closer with them this year at our Snowdonia Trail Marathon event. The work they do in the area of Eryri is invaluable and with the numbers of incidents increasing each year, they really do need the support of the public to keep this vital service going. It was so lovely to see all the children take part in the race, the next generation of runners “

Carolyn Samuel, Trustee of Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, said; It was great to see so many children taking part in the kids race and coming to have a go in the Landrover afterwards too. We rely on donations for everything from all our training and equipment to the vehicles. We are always so grateful for the fundraising our supporters do for us."