Cornerstone, one of Scotland's leading providers of social care, celebrated a year to go to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by launching The Five Race Challenge at Aberdeen Sports Village with their mascot ‘Joe'.
Cornerstone is a charity partner of Gold Challenge, a two year fundraising initiative designed to get the UK participating in sport in the run up to the Olympic Games. The Five Race Challenge is working in conjunction with the main 5, 10, 20 or 30 sport challenge which involves participants selecting which Olympic or Paralympic sports they would like to try individually or as part of a team.
Vanessa Smith, Cornerstone's Fundraising Co-ordinator said, "The Gold Challenge is a fantastic way to get fit and raise funds for those with disabilities and other support needs. As running is such a popular sport and there are some fantastic races around Scotland, we created The Five Race Challenge to encourage people to dust of their trainers and take part, whilst fundraising for Cornerstone".