A SPONSORED run is taking place at Williamwood high school to raise money to enable local youngster to sail on the Tall Ships Race 2011.

The Rotary Club of Barrhead has organised the event for Sunday, March 27 to sponsor berths for two young people from East Renfrewshire to sail on the Ocean Youth Trust Scotland vessel.

Local groups, youth organisations and clubs, community groups, schools, churches and businesses are invited to enter a team of six runners accompanied by two adults who would help the rotarians organising the run for a team.

For any further information contact Ian Macpherson on 884 2807 or e-mail ian@ian572.wanadoo.co.uk.