A CARING son scaled new heights to coin in hundreds of kilos in reminiscence of a much-loved Royston mum.
Darryl Naismith and a gaggle of associates climbed seven Munros on Saturday to honour his mom Laura, who handed away on the age of 38.
Laura, who took her personal life, is much-missed by the 26-year-old and the one time St Roch’s FC participant additionally ran between each soccer stadium in Glasgow final month as a part of his bid to recollect her in a significant approach.
And due to his efforts almost £4000 has been raised for the Scottish Affiliation for Psychological Health (SAMH) with household, associates, and kind-hearted strangers all getting behind the manufacturing unit employee.
“I don’t actually know how you can put it into phrases however I’m overwhelmed by all of it and the assist,” the Royston man mentioned.
“I assume I’d simply say to anybody who ever thinks about doing one thing to only do it.”
Darryl, who acquired a tattoo in reminiscence of his mum earlier this 12 months, knew he had stumble on the right thought to recollect Laura when he was launched to psychological well being charity SAMH.
And he definitely put his finest foot ahead through the two challenges, with the run between Hampden Park, Ibrox Stadium, Firhill, and at last Celtic Park, clocking up 11 miles and almost 6000ft scaled on the Munros of the South Glen Shiel Ridge.
“We truly did seven of them and we have been starting to make our approach down when it grew to become actually foggy,” Darryl, who spent almost fives years at James McGrory Park, added. “It truly acquired fairly scary. We ended up on one other path and really did an eighth Munro! We may hardly see through the descent.
“It truly took us round 11 hours in the long run. Most of us completed the entire thing whereas 5 of us stopped on the finish of the fourth Munro.
“The working between the stadiums wasn’t as dangerous as I used to be anticipating it to be and a few of us even cycled.”
Chloe Watson, neighborhood and occasions fundraiser at SAMH, mentioned: “All of us at SAMH want to say a heartfelt thanks to Darryl’s for elevating very important funds for Scotland’s psychological well being in reminiscence of his Mum. It was a tremendous feat, working to each soccer floor in Glasgow – to not point out scaling seven Munros.
“We’ll put this beneficiant contribution to good work straight away, and be there for folks once they want us.”
To assist Darryl’s fundraiser, visit here.