Ready, Set…Tiny Changes!

Published on 20.06.22

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Craig Hannigan is one of the co-organisers of Good Time Running Club. After the passing of his dad in 2018, Craig alongside co-organiser Oliver Gardiner, started the Edinburgh based running club to overcome feelings of sadness. Their hope was to turn those feelings of sadness into something positive, not only for himself, but for others too.

In May, Craig, Oliver and good friend Ryan (who has provided lots of running motivation over the past couple of years) ran the Edinburgh half marathon for Tiny Changes.

They were really pleased with their times and so far they’ve raised an incredible £2,102 to help young minds feel better!

Thank you Craig for sharing your tiny change maker story.

Did you know? Running can reduce stress, depression, and anxiety. It can also improve your sleep habits. Running outside has other benefits like lower feelings of loneliness and isolation.


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If you are in (or around) Edinburgh and would like to join the running club, the group meets up at 6pm on the last Friday of the month at the Portobello Tap. You can go at whatever pace you like – walkers are welcome too. There’s a mid-week run which alternates between locations, and you can keep an eye on that by following the club on Instagram and Twitter.

“Tiny Changes is an important charity to me as it carries out really important work offering mental health support to people from a very young age. It’s something I feel would have been really beneficial growing up.”


Want to add to Good Running Club's fundraiser?

You can donate here.

To date, we’ve funded over 50 projects by donations from people just like you. Want to fundraise for us or be featured on our blog? DM us and tag us on social media @tinychanges.

If you’re able to share our blog or donate to a Tiny Changes fundraiser page, please do. Whether you send us £2 or £20,000, each donation goes a long way in helping young minds feel better. We’re so grateful.

The Tiny Changes community is powerful and we hope sharing stories will inspire others to fundraise and donate too. We have tiny change makers across the world helping young people in Scotland by funding our national small grants programme.

Without the ambition, enthusiasm, dedication and love from our fundraisers, we wouldn’t be able to do this important, early mental health work.

Together, we'll make tiny changes to earth.

Join the conversation and become a tiny change maker today.

This is just the beginning of the journey, and with your help we can make lots of tiny changes that lead to a huge difference in how young people are supported and listened to.

Follow us on social media, add your voice to the community and become a tiny change maker today.