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London Winter Walk

A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! Register for 2023

Event details

See London’s landmarks while raising money for local hospice care. A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! There are full marathon and half marathon options, both starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 January, and take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the capital’s key landmarks. Families are welcome, there’s a free winter bobble hat & neck buff, rest stops with snacks, with a special medal and hot food at the finish.

Half marathon: Registration fee £7.50 | Fundraising target £155 (full fundraising information below)

Location: The Oval Cricket Ground, London
When: Saturday 28th January 2023
End: Sunday 29th January 2023
Event type: Treks & walks
Full event details

How to sign up for the London Winter Walk

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Sign up on the Ultrachallenge website

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Get in touch and let us know that you want to fundraise for us

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We'll help you with your fundraising, send you a sponsorship form, hints and tips and information about
More details about The London Winter Walk Challenge
  1. If you’re feeling up to the challenge, register now on the Ultra Challenge website.
  2. When you sign up you’ll be asked what sponsorship option you want to choose. Select ‘Option 2 – Sponsorship for charity’ or ‘Option 3 – Mixed Fundraising for Charity’ if you want to raise money for us.
  3. You’ll have the opportunity to select which charity you’re fundraising for – and you can select Chestnut Tree House under the ‘Other charity’ option.
  4. Get in touch with us once you’re done and we will send you a bespoke fundraising pack!

Charity Sponsorship–you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place!

  • Half marathon: Reg fee £7.50| fundraising target £155
  • Full marathon: Reg fee £10 | fundraising target £2252

Mixed Funding–pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost.

  • Half marathon: Reg fee £29.50 | fundraising target £100
  • Full marathon: Reg fee£39.50 | fundraising target £1203

Self Fund–you pay the full cost of the event place-fundraise whatever you want, with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to us

  • Half marathon:£59 (£44 12-17 year old price)
  • Full marathon:£79 (£59 12-17 year old price)

Thank you for choosing us to donate your sponsorship to – we appreciate every penny.

Next steps:

  1. Get in touch with us and let us know
  2. We’ll be in touch with your own bespoke events pack, including fundraising hints and tips and sponsorship form.
  3. Once you’ve raised your sponsorship money and completed your event head over to our GoDonate page to donate the money directly to us.

You can find details about the race day on the Ultra Challenge website.

If you have a question about trekking and fundraising for Team Chestnut, please contact the Events Team.

Make a difference with every step

Whether it’s to enjoy an active day out with friends, or to maintain a New Year fitness regime – there’s a London Winter Walk for you! Join as an Individual or as a team, and support us with much needed fundraising to continue supporting local children and young people with life-shortening illnesses.

Get your fundraising off with a bang on JustGiving

JustGiving pages are the easiest way to start fundraising, as you can set them up quickly, share them across social media immediately (even connect it to Strava), and monies come directly to Chestnut Tree.

Set up your JustGiving page today

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