Join hospice for annual countryside run

12th March 2019

Runners are being invited to sign-up for an annual village run through fields and countryside in support of hospice care.

The Scenic Six, run by St Richard’s Hospice, takes place at 11am on Sunday, April 7 in and around Peopleton, near Pershore.

The event is named after the course – which is a six mile off-road, multi-terrain route. There is also a two-mile fun run, jog or walk available.

Last year, around 200 runners helped raise more than £3,800 to support the hospice’s care to patients with serious, progressive illnesses, their loved ones and bereaved people.

Jayne Sargeant, hospice fundraiser, said: “We are really looking forward to this fun event in such a picturesque setting.

“It’s a great event for people of all abilities and we would love to welcome everyone along to take part and enjoy the atmosphere on the day.

“From the team here at St Richard’s, we’d like to thank the community in Peopleton for its continued support in hosting this popular event.”

On the day there will be cakes and sandwiches along with tea and coffee served at Peopleton Village Hall for people to enjoy both before and after the run.

Registration opens at 9am in the village hall, with the run beginning promptly at 11am.

Tickets booked in advance are £12 for the six-mile race and £3 for the two-mile route. On the day, tickets are £15 and £5.

To find out more and sign-up, visit

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: To protect patients and staff  from the spread of the virus, we are following national guidance and therefore it is with regret we are not able to accept visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact the In-patient Unit with any questions on 01905 958163. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.