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TVF 25km London Bridges Trek on 18th September or 17th October 2021


JOIN US FOR a 25KM TREKKING CHALLENGE on Saturday 18th September or Sunday 17th October 2021

   

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a huge impact on TVF's Fundraising with the cancellation of events and the loss of income at a time when families and medical students our NHS doctors of the future need the charity most.

Join our team on the London Bridges 25km Trek on Saturday 18th September or 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.

HOW YOUR SPONSORSHIP and DONATIONS COULD HELP

  •      £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

THE ROUTE

Starting at 9am from  Putney Bridge we will wind away 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 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, to help raise awareness of TVF and encourage people to support the charity.

EVENT DETAILS 

  • You will receive a branded t-shirt to wear during the challenge
  • The challenge will start at Putney Bridge on 18th Sept/17th Oct meeting at 8.45am 
  • You will receive full details of the route and map 10 days 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 and bubbles to celebrate your achievement
  • You will need to adhere to any COVID-19 social distancing regualtions at all times during the 25km walk 

TVF 25KM CHALLENGE 18th Sept or 17th Oct  2021 - REGISTRATION  

Please complete the registration form linked and forward to TVF by email to l.votier@thevictoriafoundation.org.uk  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)

FUNDRAISING

The  fundraising target is £250 excluding Gift Aid. Set up a fundraising page on VirginMoneyGiving by logging on to https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com  and use search at top of page enter TVF 25km London Bridges Challenge 2021 or scroll down to  EVENTS and select  TVF 25km London Bridges  Challenge 2021 then select 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 l.votier@thevictoriafoundation.org.uk

   https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/KarenFeeney2

FUNDRAISING GUIDANCE DETAILS     

TRAINING 

If you do not walk 15km/9 miles regularly then it is essential to train, TVF will arrange  training sessions, meeting at the kiosk at Pembroke Lodge Car Park in Richmond Park on the two months leading up to the challenge.  Please email if you would like to join us l.votier@thevictoriafoundation.org.uk 

TRAINING DETAILS  

ANY QUESTIONS  Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions T: 020 8332 1788 or by email to l.votier@thevictoriafoundation.org.uk  

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 l.votier@thevictoriafoundation.org.uk  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 a 25km Thames Trek on 11th September and 12th October 2020 and raised over £9,000 which will help to transform more lives - route and pictues below