MoonWalkers descend on Edinburgh for breast cancer fundraiser

DON'T be alarmed when you see thousands of men and women powerwalking in their bras through Edinburgh tonight - they're raising money for and awareness of breast cancer.

Saturday, 11th June 2016, 2:50 pm
Updated Monday, 13th June 2016, 12:27 pm
Boob City Strollers - L-R Janette McMylor, Vikki Baker, Gail Shackley, Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir, Audrey Robertson and Laura Rothwell. Front row, waiter Max Evans. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

The annual Walk the Walk MoonWalk kicks off at 8.30pm, with men and women dressed in brightly coloured bras walking a quarter, half, full or double marathon through Edinburgh.

Keep your eyes peeled for the Boob City Strollers, hard core Bay City Rollers fans who have won the backing of the Scottish pop sensation.

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The Western Willow Strippers. L-R Nicola Mason, Mandy Stewart, Jennifer Royds, Roisin Bradley, Melanie Smith, Ashnini Sharma. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

“We think it is wonderful that the Bay City Rollers are supporting Walk the Walk,” the group said. “The band put Scotland on the map and made tartan fashionable – so this year’s theme – ‘Swing your tartan’ is ideal for us as die-hard fans!

“We have great fun every year as we prepare for the event. We have bra-decorating sessions together and we make our way around the route singing some of our favourite Bay City Rollers hits!”

Other MoonWalkers include Karen Sturges and Nicky Trowers with their light-up bras, husband and wife team Stephanie and Chris Harris, Garry Coulson and Debbie Burcher in their ‘bride and groom’ bras, mother and daughter team Pauline Stewart and Charlotte, and ‘The Western Willow Strippers’.

Bride and Groom Bras - Garry Coulson and Debbie Burcher. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Karen Sturges and Nicky Trowers in their light-up bras. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Mother and daughter Moonwalkers Pauline Stewart and Charlotte, 10. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Team Emmajane. Emmajane Reay (C) with L-R Karen Reay, Jacqui Wordrap, Laura Fotheringham and Helen Reid. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
Husband and Wife team Stephanie Harris and Chris Harris. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
The Western Willow Strippers. L-R Nicola Mason, Mandy Stewart, Jennifer Royds, Roisin Bradley, Melanie Smith, Ashnini Sharma. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
Bride and Groom Bras - Garry Coulson and Debbie Burcher. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Karen Sturges and Nicky Trowers in their light-up bras. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Mother and daughter Moonwalkers Pauline Stewart and Charlotte, 10. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Team Emmajane. Emmajane Reay (C) with L-R Karen Reay, Jacqui Wordrap, Laura Fotheringham and Helen Reid. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
Husband and Wife team Stephanie Harris and Chris Harris. Picture: Andrew O'Brien