The annual WIIGA 5K walk/run takes place in just three weeks time and local runners are being urged to take part and support our local atheltes.

All monies raised from the event go directly to helping our athletes compete in the Island Games.

The 5K takes place on Saturday, February 1, in the Lews Castle Grounds.

Anyone wishing to take part can do so by contact Community Sports Development Officer Steven Munro at the Lewis Sports Centre.

Entry costs £5 for adults, £2 for secondary pupils and just £1 for primary pupils.