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JOIN UP NOW - TVF 25km London Bridges Trek - 17th October 2021


Join our team for TVF's London Bridges *25km Trek on Sunday 17th October 2021 starting at Putney Bridge and  finishing at Tower Bridge to raise much needed funds for TVF - your fundraising target is £250. The Victoria Foundation is arranging the challenges and there will be c20 participants taking part in the challenge.

If you would like to join  for 15km, 10km or 5km and finish and celebrate at Tower Bridge that is possible - please get in touch NOW -


  •      £80 could provide a textbook for a medical student 
  •    £250 could provide a medical elective bursary 
  •    £550 could provide a specialist trike for a youngster
  • £3,000 could provide a lightweight self-propel wheelchair
  • £65,000 could provide a sixteen-seater accessible minibus


Starting at 9am from Putney Bridge we will wind our way across a number of London's iconic bridges before finishing at Tower Bridge. Drinks and snacks will be provided along the route. After completing the 25km trek there will be time to pause and reflect on what you have a achieved with a glass of bubbles and a meal to celebrate. This is a great opportunity to get fit, enjoy seeing a number of London's iconic sites, challenge yourself  and to help transform lives. TVF relies on events like these to raise vital funds, awareness of TVF and to encourage people to support the charity.


  • You will receive a branded t-shirt to wear during the challenge
  • Meet at Putney Bridge on 17th Oct meeting at 8.45am 
  • You will receive full details of the route and map two weeks before the event 
  • You will walk at your own pace, taking regular breaks, snacks will be provided  - please bring water
  • At the finish you will receive a medal, certificate, bubbles and a meal to celebrate your achievement
  • You will need to adhere to any COVID-19 social distancing regulations during the 25km walk


Please complete the registration form linked and forward to TVF by email to  or post to Lorna Votier, The Victoria Foundation, St David’s House, 15 Worple Way, Richmond TW10 6DG           

REGISTRATION FORM   (word doc)                 REGISTRATION FORM    (pdf)


The  fundraising target is £250 excluding Gift Aid. Set up a fundraising page on VirginMoneyGiving by logging on to  and use search at top of page enter TVF London Bridges 25km Trek or scroll down to  EVENTS and select  TVF London Bridges 25km Trek 17th October and Start fundraising - create your fundraising page by signing in or registering, See below. You can also set up a fundraising page on Just Giving  - please get in touch for details

To see an example from the 2020 challenge please see



If you do not walk 15km/9 miles regularly then it is essential to train, TVF will arrange  training sessions around Richmond over the two months leading up to the challenge.  Please email if you would like to join us 


Training sessions for the challenges will take place on the following dates – meet at Tide Tables Café in Richmond. Wear the walking boots/trainers you will wear for the challenge, bring water and a snack.

25km trekking challenge  – Sunday 17th October 

  • Tuesday 21st September – training  4pm –7pm
  • Tuesday 28th September – training  4pm –7pm
  • Tuesday 5th  October – training  4pm –7pm
  • Tuesday 12th   October – training  4pm –7pm
  • 25km trekking challenge – Sunday 17th October – meeting at 8.45am at Putney Bridge

ANY QUESTIONS  Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions T: 020 8332 1788 or by email to  

VIRTUAL 25km TREKKING CHALLENGE - do it in your time at your pace 

If you would prefer to take on a 25km trekking challenge in stages or on a date that suits you that is possible too. You set the date, the pace, set up a fundraising page, train, ask your friends to sponsor you and then complete the challenge. Please get in touch NOW T: 020 8332 1788 or by email to  so that we can support your fundraising and send you a t-shirt to train/walk in and a medal  & certificate on completion of the challenge. 

Make 2021 the year you challenge yourself and help to transform lives through the funds you raise! 

Lorna Votier and TVF's supporters completed our 25km Thames Trek on 11th September and 12th October 2020 and raised over £9,000 which will is help;ing to transform  lives - route and pictues below