Sunset Walk returns to Sutton Park this summer

We’re delighted to announce that our flagship fundraising event, the Sunset Walk, will be returning to Sutton Park on Saturday 3 July!

The popular event will open at 5pm with entertainment at Wyndley Athletics Track. After getting into the party spirit, participants will head off at 6.30pm on a relaxed 10k route through Sutton Park. After completing the course, walkers will be presented with a medal and invited to enjoy a glass of fizz at the Sunset Party.

“After a year of cancelled events we’re just thrilled to confirm this much-loved community event is back,” said Charlie Pette, Community and Events Fundraising Manager at John Taylor Hospice. “The Sunset Walk is a fun-filled evening to enjoy with family and friends. We’ll have extra measures in place to keep people safe and comfortable, so they can enjoy the group warm up, live walk and party atmosphere with others. 

“Over 400 people took part in the last Sunset Walk and raised an incredible £32,500 for hospice care. So as well as being a fabulous night out, every step walkers take raises money for our charity, helping to ensure local people always have access to vital hospice care and support when they need it most.”

Registration is now open and tickets are available at an early-bird rate of £10 per person. Sign up as a team of six and the sixth team members gets their entry for free. Book tickets at www.johntaylorhospice.org.uk/sunsetwalk

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