Nostalgia: Borderers run to the rescue

Big-hearted Borderers took part in a number of sporting events in May 1986, to raise money for Sport Aid.

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016, 10:17 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:22 pm
Run the World for Sport Aid, May 1986.

As well as the run pictured above, some 70 people enjoyed an energetic afternoon when they took part in a sponsored 45-minute workout in Galashiels Public Park.

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Two screens projected a film of workout leader Arlene Philips, then choreographer of Hot Gossip, now more famous as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing. The Southern was reliably informed that no sequins were harmed.