Posts Categorised in: Events & Challenges News

Sanctuary Group Joins Rainbow Run Sponsors


Local businesses are getting involved in Worcester’s first Rainbow Run, a colourful day of fun organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The fully booked event, which will be held at Top Barn Activity Centre on Sunday 15thMarch, has proved very popular with local people with all 750 places selling within just a few weeks. Worcester-based leading… Read more »

Supporters Take on London Marathon


This year, support for St Richard’s Hospice at the Virgin Money London Marathon will be greater than ever. On Sunday 26th April, 12 runners will be on the starting blocks hoping to raise as much money as possible for the hospice and to realise their personal ambition of completing the famous marathon. The runners are… Read more »

Scenic Six Offers Springtime Beauty


Families and fitness fans are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice at its annual ‘Scenic Six’ village run on Sunday, 29th March. This popular annual fundraising event features a six mile multi-terrain run and two mile fun run/walk around the lanes, fields and footpaths of the village of Peopleton. The event takes its name from… Read more »

Marathon Challenge


A Worcester man is taking on a marathon challenge to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice in memory his girlfriend. Adrian Norsworthy, 40, from Worcester, plans to run 13 marathons next year in a bid to raise as much money as possible in memory of his girlfriend Sarah Veall. Sarah, a journalist from Worcester, was… Read more »

Dig Out Your Christmas Clobber


St Richard’s Hospice is inviting local residents and businesses to hold a Christmas Clobber day during December and help raise money for the charity. To take part in the seasonal campaign, groups of family, friends or colleagues are being asked to choose a date on which they will dress up in their favourite Christmas jumper… Read more »

Christmas Tea Dance in Aid of Hospice

Local people are being invited to set their toes tapping at a special Christmas Tea Dance at Peopleton Village Hall on Sunday, 14th December. The event will run from 2.30pm until 5pm and is being organised in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. To ensure energy levels are kept topped up there will be a delicious… Read more »

Student Takes on Skydive Challenge


A student from Droitwich has celebrated his 18th birthday by taking on a daring skydive in memory of his grandfather to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. On Saturday 25th October, Toby McDowell, who attends Droitwich Spa High School & Sixth Form Centre, launched himself from a plane at 13,000 feet and plunged safely back… Read more »

Celebrate the Season with Local Hospice


Local residents are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice as it kicks off its Christmas celebrations with a Snowdrop Ball. Tickets are still available for the hospice’s annual Snowdrop Ball, to be held on Saturday 22nd November at Worcester Sixways. Guests will be treated to some special St Richard’s hospitality and enjoy a delicious three… Read more »

Challengers Raise Over £12,000


Intrepid teams of Worcestershire workers and friends pulled out all the stops and raised thousands of pounds towards hospice care in the St Richard’s Paddle, Plod and Pedal Challenge. All the sponsorship money has now been donated by the teams who took on the endurance challenge in July. The test included  paddling from Pershore to… Read more »

Chas to Climb Every Mountain…


A keen walker has already climbed over 24,000ft in his bid to climb 54 mountains in part of the UK in memory of his wife, daughter and a good friend.   Chas Reading from Worcester, is walking in their memory and raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice who cared for his wife Dee and friend Bill… Read more »