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Bikers' Easter joy for sick kids
Bikers gather for the event
Thousands of bikers gathered in Glasgow for the event
Thousands of "biker bunnies" descended on Glasgow to deliver an Easter treat for sick children.

About 7,500 people took part in the annual Motorcycle Action Group Easter Egg Run from Kelvin Way to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

They delivered thousands of eggs to the wards and raised money for the Yorkhill Children's Foundation.

Last year's event raised 26,000, and organisers were hoping to top that figure this time round.

The event, which attracted 6,000 people last year, is the biggest bikers' rally in Scotland.

A pink bunny is given a ride round Glasgow (picture by Rory Weller)

Event organiser Stuart Regan said: "All the bikers absolutely love it. It's fantastic we can do something we love and at the same time raise some money for a good cause and make sure kids have a good Easter."

Surplus eggs will be distributed to a number of other charities and good causes for children and vulnerable adults around the community.

Hospital manager Jamie Redfern praised those who took part in the event.

He said: "Lots of effort is put in by people all around the hospital to make sure the Easter Egg Run goes well each year. Everyone does their bit and we all love it."


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