Royston well represented at Garden House Hospice’s Starlight Walk 2014

11:39 03 September 2014

This year

This year's Starlight Walk is taking place on Saturday

Archant

Royston will be well represented at a charity event taking place under the stars this weekend.

The Garden House Hospice’s Starlight Walk will see hundreds of people walking six or 10 miles for the Letchworth-based hospice.

Among those involved at the event, which takes place on Saturday, will be a quintet from Royston Runners.

Club members Maurice Hill, Glenn and Maureen Miller and Julie McGreal will be assisting as marshals on the night, while Geoff Dayus will be acting as a ‘sweeper marshal’, meaning he will ensure no-one gets left behind.

The Garden House Hospice offers hospice care and support to patients from the community with a terminal diagnosis.

Jo Wiffen, fundraiser at the Garden House Hospice, said: “It is a fabulous night so please consider walking under the stars for your local hospice that provides free specialist care to the people of Royston. We value every participant no matter how much they are able to raise in sponsorship.

“There is a real sense of achievement when walkers are cheered over the finish line and presented with a medal. Then it’s into the hall to receive a goody bag and enjoy a well-deserved hot drink and something to eat before heading home.”

There is still time to register for the walk, with online subscription available up until 10pm on Friday. Registration can also be done before 9pm on the night at a cost of £15 (cheque or cash only).

Starting at North Herts Leisure Centre, Letchworth, walkers can choose either a six or 10-mile course around the town.

The registration fee includes a Starlight cap, water, goodie bag and refreshments at the finish. To book your place visit www.ghhospice.co.uk or pick up a leaflet at one of the hospice shops across the area.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

52 minutes ago
Ruth Wade with her book

Ruth Wade takes her time to respond when asked if she’d be offended by someone describing her new book as ‘Silent Witness Meets Call The Midwife.’

Oliver Pritchard, Rebecca Day and Mark Hemmings

Our eager team of reporters at the Royston Crow will be donning their goggles and Speedo finery to take part in a charity swimming competition next Saturday, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Yesterday, 17:32
Abdul Gaffar, (chef), A B Badsha, (Coordinator), Abdul Basith, (chef) and Selin Alam, (manager)

Staff at a curry house in Royston say they are ‘really happy’ after being awarded the top food hygiene rating following a reinspection.

Yesterday, 11:57
PC Mike Hardiman, PCSO Chris Brabrook, PCSO Penny Tomsett on the beat.

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 hours of community service and ordered to pay £295 for stealing a tractor from outside a Royston farm.

”North

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition today E-edition