The Rotary Club of Romsey Test - Walk the Test Way will take place on 8th October 2017, with five walks to choose from at 5; 8; 11; 16 and 25.5 miles.
Sponsorship goes to your chosen charity - registration fees cover transport, paramedic support and administration costs.
It has been found that more sponsorship is raised by using JustGiving so please use our JustGiving page by pressing the button on the right.
ROTARY CLUB OF ROMSEY TEST 2017
WALK THE TEST WAY
ABOUT THE EVENT
The Rotary Club of Romsey Test Walk the Test Way 2017 will take place on 8th October 2017, with five walks to choose, from at 5; 8; 11; 16 and 25.5 miles.
Sponsorship goes to your chosen charity - registration fee covers transports, paramedic support and administration costs.
Participants should be capable of completing their chosen walk and should seek advice from a medical advisor if in doubt.
An adult must accompany walkers under 14.
Dogs are welcome on transport and walk but must be on a short lead at all times.
Early Bird Registration is available until June 30th at £9.00 for adults and at no charge for those 15 and under. From July 1st, registration is £12.00 for adults and £6.00 for 15 and under.
We suggest you make your registration payment using PayPal where you can use your debit or credit card.
We find that more sponsorship is collected using JustGiving so please use our JustGiving page by pressing the “make a page button”, and your charity will then receive 80% rather than 75%, £50.00 is suggested as a target for each walker.
All walkers check in at the Crosfield Hall, Romsey then transported to their chosen starting point, all end at the Memorial Park in Romsey, a short walk from check in.
A route map with emergency telephone numbers are available at check in.
At check in a Yellow and White identification tag is issued, the yellow tag is given to transport steward when boarding the transport, and confirms presence on the walk, the white tag is handed in at the finish, to confirm walker has finished safely.
If walkers have not crossed Old Salisbury Lane by 1700hrs, they are returned to the Memorial Park in our transport to avoid walking in the dark!
Approximate transport departure times follow please allow 20 minutes to check-in:-
Start 1: St. Mary Bourne c25.5 miles (c41k) - leaves Romsey 0700hrs
Start 2: Wherwell c16 miles (c26k) - leaves Romsey 0845hrs
Start 3: Stockbridge c11 miles (c18k) - leaves Romsey 10.00 - 10.15am
Start 4: Horsebridge c8 miles (c13k) - leaves Romsey 1115hrs
Start 5: Mottisfont Church c5 miles (c8k) - leaves Romsey 1200hrs
There are stiles and gates on the route for further access advice please contact Greg Hall at email@example.com.
Walkers should have suitable clothing and footwear, walkers walking the ‘marathon’ should be able to finish in less than 9 hours, an average of at least 3mph.
Refer to the Walk Web Site to view any updating or in the unlikely event that adverse conditions causes the cancellation of the event.
Signs mark the walk route which is marshalled, who can help deal with any difficulties, and check and close off each section after the last walker has passed.
St John Ambulance are in attendance in case of a medical emergency, walkers should contact a marshal immediately if required who will notify them to assist.
Walkers should not leave the signed and marshalled route, as no responsibility is accepted if this occurs.
You can print a copy of the “About the Event” at the top of this page and the Sponsorship forms to generate sponsors ‘face to face’
We are able to receive sponsorship on the day of the walk, or if possible three weeks after the walk, so that we can get cash to charities quickly.
Sponsorship forms and money should be sent to:- The Registrar, Walk the Test Way, PO Box 335, Romsey, Hants SO51 1BP.
Cheques to be payable to: "Rotary Club of Romsey Test Trust Fund"
The Rotary Club of Romsey Test Trust Fund is a registered charity (No. 1029525)
You can pay direct into our bank account by BACS as follows: -
Co-operative Bank plc
Sort Code 08-92-99
Please include your name and Walk Number
We encourage supporters (if they are UK tax payers) to tick the Gift Aid box on the registration form, as this will increase their donations by up to 25% .
We aim to distribute to selected charities during December 2017 and January 2018, so it is essential sponsorship is sent to us quickly to achieve this.