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1,600 runners go bananas for Fairtrade

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1,600 runners go bananas for Fairtrade

Nearly 1,600 people who took part in this year’s Paisley 10k and 3k fun runs were welcomed across the finish line by a gorilla.

The friendly gorilla was there to provide a much needed energy boost by giving each runner a Fairtrade banana, generously donated by the Co-op.

Liz Armstrong, Co-operative and Membership Officer from The Co-operative Group Scotland and Northern Ireland said: “The Co-operative membership was again delighted to support such an athletic bunch with an ethical munch at the end of the race. Our Fairtrade bananas were well received by all those participating.” Read more