Walkathons

 

 

Lanarkshire Loch Walkathon – Sunday 2nd March 2014

• Up to a 5K sponsored walk around the 16 acre Loch within the James Hamilton Heritage Park, East Kilbride. (4 x round the Loch or 8000 steps!)
• The route starts and finishes in front of the Boathouse, along a well-maintained, traffic free footpath. You may see Red Squirrels up in the trees that surround the loch. There are also Otters, Common lizards, Dragonflies and Butterflies like the Scotch Argus.
• Walkers can turn up, register and start their walk at any time between 9.30am and 10.30am.
• Every walker will receive a medal of accomplishment.
• The walk is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, wheelchair users, prams, buggies, and well-behaved dogs are welcome too!
• Participant entry fee of £10 for Adults & £5 for Young Persons (5yrs – 17yrs) Children under 5 Free. Optional sponsor forms will be sent to all entrants. You can also set up an online sponsorship page via JustGiving.com

To register click here – registration is now closed

Email: events@chss.org.uk or call: 0300 1212 999


 

Loch Leven Walkathon - Sunday 23rd March 2014

• Choose from either a 6km (3.7miles) or 11km (6.8 miles) sponsored walk along the stunning Loch Leven Heritage Trail.
• The routes start and finish at the Boathouse Bistro in Kinross. Both routes are along well-maintained, traffic free footpaths. The walks are signposted, with fantastic views, and there will be event marshalls to cheer you along.
• Walkers can sign in and start their walk at any time between 10am and11.30am. Every walker will receive a certificate and medal.
• The walk is suitable for walkers of all ages and fitness levels. Wheelchair users, buggies, groups and well-behaved dogs (and owners) are all very welcome.
• Participants can support Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland by getting sponsored for their walk or by making a donation.
Optional sponsor forms will be sent to all entrants. You can also set up an online sponsorship page via JustGiving.com.
• Participant entry fee of £10 for Adults & £5 for Young Persons (5yrs – 17yrs) Children under 5 Free.

To register click here

Email fundraising@chss.org.uk or call 0300 1212 444


 

The Dee Don Walkathon – Saturday 4th October 2014

•  A sponsored walk along the famous Aberdeen Beach Promenade starting at the mouth of the River Dee, heading along the sea front promenade to the mouth of the River Don, and then returns back along the promenade to the River Dee
• Participants can choose to walk the whole 5 mile route in total or any lesser distance to suit their ability and comfort – it’s really all about taking part!
• The walk route is on pedestrian footpaths and will be well-signed together with event marshals to cheer you along
• Participants can turn up, register and start their walk at any time between 9.30am and 11am and every walker gets an event medal and goody bag as well as a ‘Dee-Don Walkathon’ event number to show they are taking part
• The walk is suitable for participants of all ages and fitness levels and wheelchair users, prams, buggies, pushchairs and well-behaved dogs (and owners) are all very welcome
• Groups of walkers are very welcomed too; clubs, teams, families, friends, colleagues

To register click here

Email: events@chss.org.uk or call: 0300 1212 777


 

The Bonnie Winter Walkathon & 5k – Sunday 7th December 2014

Well done to all the dedicated Bonnie Ayrshire Walkathon participants who certainly battled the elements on Sunday 15th September to raise over £1400 for the charity so far.

In Ayrshire alone over 4,500 people are affected by chronic chest illness, nearly 13,000 by heart disease and over 5,500 by stroke. Thank you so much for your support.

See photos from the Walkathon here.

To register click here

Email: events@chss.org.uk or call: 0300 1212 999