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Sunday 21st May 2023
Choose between 7 & 12K or 13 Mile Walks
Unfortunately, due to ongoing council work to upgrade and repair the Loch Leven Heritage Trail we have had to rearrange the date of the 2023 Loch Leven Walkathon. The new date for the Loch Leven Walkathon is Sunday 21st May 2023. We’re sorry for any inconvenience and hope to see you in May!
Walk 7K, 12K or 13 miles and enjoy the stunning scenery of the Loch Leven Heritage Trail while raising vital funds to help make sure there’s no life half lived in Scotland!
All three routes start and finish at Loch Leven’s Larder, have fantastic views and are suitable for all ages and abilities.
The walks are signposted along well-maintained footpaths – and four-legged friends are welcome too!
The Loch Leven Walkathon is a fabulous and fun day out for the whole family so step out this spring and step up to help make sure people across Scotland get the vital support they need to live their lives to the full.
What better way to raise money for a great cause?
Enjoy a family treasure hunt on the 7K walk where you collect clues and follow the trail to claim your prize!
Sponsorship: Walkers can support our work by getting sponsorship or by making a donation. There is no minimum sponsorship for these walks but we are always immensely grateful for any funds you can gather, however big or small. Optional sponsor forms and information about raising funds will be included in your registration pack.
Accessibility: The 7K and 12K walks are wheelchair- and buggy- friendly. A limited number of electric scooters are available. Please book in advance to reserve one if required.
Age restrictions: All children (under 5) and young people (aged 5-17) are very welcome but must be accompanied on all routes by a responsible adult aged 18 or over. A maximum of 4 young people can be with any one accompanying adult on either route.
Sign up for 7 or 12K
Take part in a full day’s walk through the spectacular Scottish landscape and raise vital funds to help people do more than survive – help them really live!
Sponsorship: We ask entrants to raise a minimum of £100 sponsorship for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. You pay £10 towards this target when you register, leaving just £90 to raise. For our part, we will provide all the support you need to help you meet and beat your fundraising goal.
Accessibility: The 13-mile walk involves a small flight of steps and is therefore not wheelchair accessible. We ask that all participants are confident in completing the 13-mile route within a 6 hour time limit including breaks.
Age restrictions: We recommend that participants are aged 13 or over on the day of the event, however younger walkers can take part at the discretion of their parents. All children (under 5) and young people (aged 5-17) must be accompanied on all routes by a responsible adult aged 18 or over. A maximum of 4 young people can be accompanied by any one adult on this route.
Sign up for 13 mile
Whether you’re living with one of our conditions and are setting yourself an inspiring personal challenge, are taking part in memory of a loved one or just want to enjoy a great walk with all the family, the Loch Leven Walkathon is for you!
By stepping up and walking with us at the Loch Leven Walkathon, you’ll be helping people across Scotland get the support they desperately need when they return home from hospital.
The money you raise through sponsorship will change the lives of the 1 in 5 people living with chest, heart and stroke conditions across Scotland.
“Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland were there for me and helped me find my way back to the person I was before the stroke.”
After supporting her husband Kevin to recover from a life-changing stroke, little did Nancy think she would have to fight her own battle just three years later.
“Stroke took away my voice and my love of reading and writing. I could never have imagined suddenly losing the ability to read or write. And when it happened to me, I felt so lost.
“When I got home from hospital, I didn’t know where to turn. I couldn’t speak properly, and my biggest fear was that I would never be able to get the words out again.
“Then I got a call from Hazel at Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. That call was a lifeline.
“I joined Hazel’s online support group and she introduced me to a volunteer called Sam who has been amazing.
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