Aimee Vaughan, a 7 year old patient from the Great Ormond Street in Watford spent an entire day with the Aviva Premiership champions the Saracens after being invited over to the club ahead of a family fun run for her.
Vaughan, who has been getting treatment at the hospital, was invited over to the training ground of the club at the St. Albans region and according to the little girl; she had immense fun playing with some of the stars that she admires from her favorite team.
The club is known as one of the most non-traditional clubs among all the others in the Aviva Premiership and such a gesture from the club was therefore, met with a lot of surprise but it was praised from all quarters as well. The seven year old was given a special tour of the facilities by the coach and manager of the Saracens and she also watched the players of the club training as well before taking part in a training session herself with them.
Aimee is set to take part in the BBC Race for Kids fun run that will take place on the 24th of June and according to the youngster, the training that she was given by the players will help her a lot ahead of the run. This five kilometer run will be a part of the charity event on behalf of the BBC and all the money raised from this run will be given to the hospital for its development.
The Saracens, which is the only English club still left in the Heineken Cup after Sale Sharks crashed out, and its players were also very happy in being able to give something back to the society that had given so much support and fan fare to them over the years and still are.