The event, sponsored by Jewsons and Ceramic Tile Distributors, is Barnardo's North East's first, biggest and 'official' Toddle
of 2013 and following the success of last year, organisers are hoping to smash their targets.
Thousands of tots and their parents turned out for Barnardo's Big Toddle
at Dudley Zoo.
Ms Clarke, Barnardo's Toddle
fundraiser, said: "It's always a great atmosphere.
ON BEHALF of Barnardo's, I would like to say a huge thank you to all the under-fives who took part in the Barnardo's Big Toddles
at Knowsley Safari Park this summer.
Director of Barnardo's North-east, Steve Oversby, said: "The Big Toddle
for Barnardo's is a great way for kids to get fit, raise money and have fun.
Barnardo's Cymru fundraiser Sara Cobbledick said: "Our Big Toddle
in Cardiff this year turned out to be the wildest, brightest and biggest yet.
The Barnardo's Big Toddle
is all about children helping children and having big fun
Last year Barnardo's worked with around 9,000 disadvantaged and vulnerable under-fives, including many living in poverty and those with physical and learning disabilities The Big Toddle
2008 is hoping to raise pounds 2.
All money raised by the Big Toddle
supports Barnardo's projects in your region helping disadvantaged and vulnerable under-fives.
POURING rain could not dampen the spirits of children and families on a charity toddle
More than 100 pre-school children braved inclement weather for the annual Big Toddle
in Stockton's Ropner Park.
MORE than 1,000 people are expected to join a sponsored toddle
to raise cash for a heart unit.
Iona Needs, Big Toddle
event organiser, said: "We would like to thank everyone for coming along.
WE WOULD like to thank all the under-fives across Huddersfield who took part in the Barnardo's Big Toddle
The Coventry City player of the year took part in the Barnardo's Big Toddle
at the Wacky Warehouse in Bermuda Park.