JULIE COMPLETES HER GLASGOW CHALLENGE

JULIE MCELROY has taken part in the Great Scottish Run 10K on Sunday 2 September 2012 which is sponsored by the Bank of Scotland. She was joined on route with two friends. Julie born was with Cerebral Palsy resulting in leaving her with speech, hearing and mobility difficulties.  Despite this, she has never let anythingContinue reading “JULIE COMPLETES HER GLASGOW CHALLENGE”

Julie’s Glasgow Challenge

JULIE MCELROY is to take part in the Great Scottish Run on Sunday 2 September 2012 which is sponsored by the Bank of Scotland. Julie born was with Cerebral Palsy resulting in leaving her with speech, hearing and mobility difficulties. Despite this, she has never let anything stand in her way. The medical staff wasContinue reading “Julie’s Glasgow Challenge”

BBC SCOTLAND: The Adventure Show

BBC SCOTLAND – ‘The Adventure Show – ‘Strathpuffer’ Featured: Julie McElroy The Strathpuffer programme, which includes the feature with Julie McElroy, will be broadcast on: Tuesday 13th March at 1900 – BBC 2 Scotland; Sky 990; FreeSat 970; Virgin (don’t know the channel) and iPlayer. Adventure Show Series 7 Programme 8 – Strathpuffer 24: 2012Continue reading “BBC SCOTLAND: The Adventure Show”

India Exploits

Imagine discovering the country of India which conjures up images of lush green paddy fields, brightly coloured saris, jasmine scented incense, ancient palaces and adorned maharajahs. A huge country, India is often known as the Indian subcontinent; at 3,287,240 km2 it makes number 7 on the top ten largest countries by landmass on earth. NowContinue reading “India Exploits”

YOUNG SCOTS ADVENTURESS PUSHES HER DISABILITIES ASIDE TO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN HIGHER

Remarkable young Scots adventuress Julie McElroy – who has cerebral palsy – is embarking on a formidable challenge to climb the Himalayas in five days to raise money and awareness for a Scottish charity that provides vital therapy for children with the same condition. Although Julie’s cerebral palsy means she has serious walking difficulties, co-ordination,Continue reading “YOUNG SCOTS ADVENTURESS PUSHES HER DISABILITIES ASIDE TO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN HIGHER”