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Paddle, Plod & Pedal 2019

The Paddle, Plod & Pedal follows a circular 35 mile route through beautiful Worcestershire countryside along the Rivers Avon and Severn and quiet country lanes.  This is an all-day challenge for teams of 8-10 to compete at their own pace – a real test of endurance but it’s not a race.  There is no entry… Read more »

Cycling buddies ride to Paris

Two keen cyclists took to the saddle this summer to ride over 300 miles from London to Paris, all in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The two friends Angela Preece and Janice Wallace, both from Claines, set off on 20th July to complete their international challenge in just four days, raising over £4,000 to support… Read more »

Mountain challenge supports hospice care

A team of intrepid hospice supporters are in training to take on a Snowdon Challenge with a difference later this month, all in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. On 24th September, Russ Walker from Worcester, will be joined by 40 friends and family to hike up and down Snowdon before cycling a 35km route around… Read more »

Riding the length of Britain at a snail’s pace

A hospice supporter with a sense of humour is taking on the iconic John O’Groats to Lands’ End challenge in an entirely novel way, all in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Victoria Wright, from Lower Broadheath, will set off on Sunday 3rd July to ride a Honda C90 Cub motorbike from the most northern point… Read more »

Cyclist to spend three days in saddle for hospice

An intrepid hospice supporter is in training for an epic three-day cycle ride in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Rob Clarke, a police officer from Halesowen, will be taking part in the annual Wolverhampton to Aberdovey charity bike ride in memory of his cousin, David Clarke, who was cared for by St Richard’s before his… Read more »

Daughter takes leap of faith in memory of Dad

A mother of two will be taking a leap of faith in aid of St Richard’s Hospice on Father’s Day in memory of her father. Sarah Booth, a McTimoney chiropractor from Kemerton near Bredon, will be taking on the daring challenge on Sunday 19th June in memory of her dad, John Smith who was cared… Read more »

Malvern resident proves age is no barrier

A hospice supporter from Malvern is proving that age is no barrier to fitness by walking 38 miles in a single day for St Richard’s Hospice. David Hawkins, a Malvern Hills Conservator, is celebrating his 80th birthday next month with a gruelling 38 mile fundraising hike. He has been in training over recent weeks and… Read more »

Hospice cheers on supporters running London Marathon

This year, support for St Richard’s Hospice at the Virgin Money London Marathon will be greater than ever. On Sunday 24th April, 13 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 »

Take a leap of faith for hospice

Skydive Katherine Thompson

A skydive event has been organised by St Richard’s Hospice and is offering the chance to take an adrenaline filled plunge to raise money for the charity and enjoy a great personal experience. The skydive will take place at Hinton Airfield, Brackley in Northamptonshire on Father’s Day, Sunday 19th June and is a great way… Read more »