ROTARY CLUB OF ROMSEY TEST 

2017 WALK THE TEST WAY 

 

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.

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                                                                      ROTARY CLUB OF ROMSEY TEST 2017

                                                                                WALK THE TEST WAY

                                                                                 ABOUT THE EVENT

                                                                    About the Event 2017 printable version 

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 fees cover transport, 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 permitted on the transport and walk but must be on a short lead at all times.

Early Bird Registration opens on March 1st to May 31st; rates are - adults £9.00 and Free for those 15 and under. From June 1st  Registration is £12.00 for adults and £6.00 for 15 and under.

More sponsorship is raised by 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%, sponsorship of £50.00 is suggested as a target for each walker.

All walkers check in at the Crosfield Hall, Romsey then transported to their chosen start, all walks end at the Memorial Park in Romsey, a short distance from check in.

A route map with notes and emergency telephone numbers is provided at check in.

Yellow and white identification tags are issued at check in, the yellow token is given to transport stewards when boarding the transport, and confirms presence on the walk, and the white token is handed in at the finish.

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 hallgreg@sky.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.

The web site is updated with current information or in the unlikely event adverse  conditions cause the cancellation of the event.   

The route is signed, and marshalled who can help to deal with any difficulties, and will check and close off each section after the last walker has passed.

St John Ambulance is 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 can be accepted if they do.

You can print a copy of the “About the Event” and Sponsorship forms to generate sponsors ‘face to face’, at the top of this page.

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 should be made 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

A/C 65802667

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. 

                         

                                                                                   

 

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