A YOUNG Kilwinning woman raised a fine sum for charity after cycling all the way to Ibrox with her dad.

Twenty-year-old Demi Barr raised the fine sum to say a big thanks to The Zak Scott Braveheart Foundation after the kindness the charity showed to her little cousin Hope when she was having a heart operation.

Despite not being a fan of exercise, Demi, who works as a Modern Apprentice in Castlepark Early Years Centre, decided to take up cycling during the lockdown.

Demi decided to volunteer herself, and her dad, to both take on the sponsored cycle from their house in Corsehill, Kilwinning all the way to Ibrox football stadium in Glasgow on Saturday, June 20 in order to raise money for Braveheart Foundation.

And Demi said she had great fun raising funds with her new hobby and wanted to say a big thanks to everyone who has donated.

She said: “It was great, we’ve reached just over £800. It was alright after we passed the Lylestone road in Kilwinning. That was definitely the hardest part, but after that the adrenaline kicked in and we just wanted to get there.

“My dad didn’t mind it, he was there for the moral support and to help me along in case I didn’t know what to do.

“At the beginning of lockdown I took up cycling just to keep myself fit but wanted to work towards a goal.

“My goal was to cycle all the way to Ibrox but thought I might as well do it for charity and raise money.

“My little cousin had a major heart operation when she was just born and the Zak Scott Foundation granted a wish.

“They give wishes to all the children just to give them a wee boost just before or after their operation, so I just thought it would be a nice thing to do to thank them.”

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