The Great Walk to Work

Start Date:
24th May 2012

End Date:
24th May 2012

Start Time:
9.30 am

End Time:
3.00 pm


Event title: The Great Walk to Work
Start date: 24/05/2012
End date: 24/05/2012
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 3pm approx
Venue: Start-The Princess Royal Hospital
Event description: This is a 14 mile fund-raising trek between Shropshire’s two main hospitals to help raise £386,000 for the £5 million Lingen Davies Cancer Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. This centre opened on Tuesday 10th April 2012 but money is needed to provide furnishings and equipment. On route staff at The Mytton & Mermaid Hotel at Atcham will set up a refreshment stand in their grounds. Courtesy of Flippin Fish at Meole Brace, they will be giving out vouchers, valid for seven days for walkers to claim free Fish & Chips. Longmynd Travel have agreed to lay on coaches to transport walkers back to the Princess Royal Hospital at the end of the event. Nick Holding event organiser is so thankful for the support provided by local businesses otherwise the event would not take place, The first 100 entrants will get a free t-shirt to wear on the walk. Ensuring safety etc Marshalls will be at various stations along the route. The route to be taken is from Welllington , along the old A5, through Meole Brace before arriving at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. To make a donation or take part please call Nick Holding or go to

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