A SCHOOLGIRL raised more than £200 for charity after following in her father’s footsteps and running a fundraising race.
Camille Beardsley raised £232 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association after her dad, Mark, collected £3,000 for the charity when he ran the London Marathon.
Ten-year-old Camille decided to take part in the children’s 4km race held the day before the Great North Run because her neighbour, Sheila Johnson’s son has the condition.
Sheila said: “One day she came round and asked me if she could have ‘one of those forms where people pay you money for MND for running.’
“I gave her a form and her mum and dad sponsored her.
“Camille wrapped all her fluffly toys in bright paper with a price on and we sold them at a stall at Derby Hospital to help raise more money.
“She’s done brilliantly to raise the money and is such a kind, thoughtful little girl.”