Cecily’s Fund Run

Date: Friday 25 May 2018
Time: from 17:00
Location: Pully

Students from the Secondary School are organizing our participation in the Course à Travers Pully (CATP) in support of Cecily’s Fund again this year and we hope that our participation will be higher than ever.

Runners may collect their dossards from 16:30 at the ISL table inside the Maison Pulliérane (the building with the red, striped shutters in Pully centre, next to the church). The ISL table is in the big hall, next to the stage. Belongings and valuables may be left there, with Mrs Ivett.

Please note this is a crowded, public event. Teachers and parents will be running with the students, however, the students are under the full responsibility of their parents during the event.

4,3 km runners

  • 18:30 at the latest: runners should report to the ISL table to pick up their dossard
  • 19:20: the run starts

10 km runners

  • 19.30 at the latest: runners should report to the ISL table to pick up their dossard
  • 20:10: the run starts

Younger runner

Runners should arrive 30 minutes before the start time of the run and report to the ISL table to pick up their dossard.

  • 2013 and younger U6 girls – 0,6 km – 17:00 start
  • 2013 and younger U6 boys – 0,6 km – 17:15 start
  • 20011-2012 U8 girls – 1,2 km – 17:30 start
  • 2011-2012 U8 boys – 1,2 km – 17:45 start
  • 2009-2010 U10 girls – 1,2 km – 18:00 start
  • 2009-2010 U10 boys – 1,2 km – 18:15 start
  • 2007-2008 U12 girls – 2,1 km – 18:30 start
  • 2005-2006 U14 girls – 2,1 km – 18:30 start
  • 2007-2008 U12 boys – 2,1 km – 18:55 start

Those not running can support by sponsoring one of our many runners, or by coming along to the Maison Pulliéranne to cheer the runners. This is a great opportunity for a nostalgic return to our original home community, and to raise money for a “grass-roots” charity that gives many children the future they have been denied.

What is Cecily’s Fund?

It is an organization that raises money to provide education for Zambian children orphaned by parents with AIDS. The fund is based in Kitwe, Zambia where almost 23% of all children have lost one or both parents to AIDS. ISL is a long-time supporter of the good work undertaken by Cecily’s Fund.

Cecily Eastwood, who was student of Mr and Mrs Ivett, is the young woman the fund is named after. Cecily tragically died in a road accident in Zambia in 1997 whilst helping these children. As a result, her parents and friends decided to accomplish her goal and continue supporting the orphans Cecily had set out to help.

John Ivett

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