Meldrum boy, Fraser raises over £600

Fraser showing the certificate he received from the Rotary Club of Oldmeldrum for completing this year's 28 mile Ythan Cycle Run.
Fraser showing the certificate he received from the Rotary Club of Oldmeldrum for completing this year's 28 mile Ythan Cycle Run.

An Oldmeldrum boy has raised over £600 after completed a 28-mile cycle.

Ten-year-old Fraser Gault completed the challenging course of the Ythan Cycle Run, which was organised by the Oldmeldrum Rotary Club.

The Meldrum Primary School pupil has been cycling for fun since he was three years old.

In the short space of time that Fraser has been cycling at a competitive level, he has already secured a 4th in his age group at the Scottish Championship at Ingliston, and was 2nd at the Ellon Youth Criterium 2013 Cycle race, which gives younger cyclists the opportunity to see what is it like to pedal around the streets like the pro riders.

As well as pedalling, his other passion includes Sooyang Do, a modern martial arts training system, where he has achieved a black belt.

The Ythan Cycle Run supported the Scottish Autism charity. Participants had the option to donate half of their sponsorship money to a charity of their own choice or all of the money to the one charity.

The £612 raised by Fraser will all be put towards helping the Scottish Autism charity. This year’s event is on track to raise nearly £4,000.