The Rotary Club of Thornbury
Meetings at Eastwood Park. Falfield, Gloucestershire
The Rotary Walkathon
Mundy Playing Fields
Monday 24th May to Sunday June 6th 2021
Team Leader Instructions
Apply to join in: Individual walkers or teams of up to 6 people are welcome to take part. Enter using the on-line form or download and complete the printable form and send it in (details are on the form). Once we acknowledge your application you can get underway Click to download a printable version
Raise Sponsorship: Collect sponsor names using the printable sponsorship form - click here to download a printable version, or email . You and your sponsors can pay in donations by clicking the Virgin Money Giving link (above - also on the Thornbury Rotary website home page.)
Choose your walk date Plan the best day for your team to do their walking challenge between 24th May and 6th June. You can do the walk on any (or all!) of the days during the Walkathon fortnight. Choose a time that works best for you and your walking partners.
On the day Parking is limited on the Mundy Playing Fields. If you are driving to please consider using one of the car parks in Rock Street or Castle Court. Remember to use the long stay section if you are planning to walk for more than 2 hours and check car park opening hours.
Please observe the social distancing guidelines that are in place at the time and don’t congregate in large groups before or after the event
The walk itself Before you start your walk please explain the following points to your team:
   1.  Ensure that your team is aware of and adhere to the COVID guidelines in force at the time of your walk
   2.  Remind everyone to wear suitable clothing and shoes for the walk
   3.  It’s a good idea to have some water and sunscreen handy
   4.  Please respect other walkers and people using the area you are walking in, particularly at the bridges
        and passing points
After the walk: After you have celebrated completing your challenge, make sure your team continues to collect money from their sponsors after the event. If your team members would like a Walkathon certificate for completing the challenge please ensure that names are accurately recorded on the Team Members List form and return this with the sponsorship forms
By the end of June: Please check the sponsorship money from all your walkers has been collected and submitted via the Virgin Money Giving website. Or send us your team’s sponsorship forms with the cash and cheques (details of where to do this are on the Sponsorship Form).
All walkers take part in the event at their own risk. Please follow the COVID guidelines in force at the time of the event