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Runners hit the streets on hottest day of year

Hundreds of runners turned out in glorious sunshine to take on the Worcester Full and Half Marathon. The popular race – which is now in its seventh year – took place on Sunday, May 20, and followed a course through the beautiful Worcestershire countryside, starting and finishing at Sixways Stadium, near Worcester. St Richard’s Hospice… Read more »

Sun shines for Worcester Marathon

Hundreds of runners turned out in glorious sunshine to take on the Worcester Full and Half Marathon. The popular race took place on Sunday, May 20, and followed a course through the beautiful Worcestershire countryside – starting and finishing at Sixways Stadium, near Worcester. St Richard’s Hospice was the beneficiary charity for this year’s event… Read more »

Choir raise voices for hospice care

Music lovers are invited to hear the Worcester Male Voice Choir in concert at a special charity performance on Saturday, 19th May. The event takes place in Hampton Lovett, the home of Nicholas Wright, the Choir director who will shortly be retiring from his role. Proceeds from the concert are in aid of St Richard’s… Read more »

Jane to run city marathon on birthday

A dedicated fundraiser is set to run a marathon on her birthday in aid of the hospice which cared for her brother. Jane Fletcher, 48, from Droitwich, is training for the Worcester Full and Half Marathon, set to take place on Sunday, May 20. The mother-of-two will run the scenic 26.2-mile course in aid of… Read more »

Get on your bike for hospice care

Cyclists are being invited to saddle-up for a fundraising challenge in support of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is holding its Bikeathon event on Sunday, July 1 – challenging participants to take on a scenic 16, 45 or 64-mile sportive route. Each route starts and finishes at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, while… Read more »

Join us for our 80s Messy Madness event!

A fun-filled day of bubbles, foam, gunge and fantastic colours will await participants in this summer’s first 80s Messy Madness event in Droitwich. The frothy family fun event on Saturday, August 4 will raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice’s care of patients and their loved ones in the county. Participants are being asked to dress… Read more »

Stride out on the hills for charity walk

Families and friends are being invited to stride out over the Malvern Hills for a fundraising walk in aid of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice is hosting its Malvern Hills Walk once again on Saturday, 19th May – with a two, five or 11-mile route available. The walk is one of the most popular events… Read more »

Intrepid team walk to Italy for hospice

A dedicated team of colleagues raised more than £2,000 for a hospice after walking to Italy on a treadmill. Staff from ACMI UK, based in Broomhall Lane, Worcester, completed the sponsored 1,663-kilometre walk to the company’s head office in Parma over nine months. A total of £2,550 was raised for St Richard’s Hospice, while the… Read more »

Enjoy scenic countryside run for hospice

Runners can sign-up for an annual run through fields and open countryside around a village in aid of hospice care. The Scenic Six, run by St Richard’s Hospice, takes place at 11am on Sunday, April 22 in and around Peopleton, near Pershore. The event is named after the course – which is a six mile… Read more »

Cheltenham Preview Evening coming up

Top jockeys and trainers are set to give tips and predictions at a preview event in aid of hospice care – ahead of a prestigious race week. The St Richard’s Hospice Cheltenham Races Preview Evening is taking place at The Wood Norton, near Evesham, on Tuesday, March 6th – a week before the Cheltenham Festival… Read more »