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Worcestershire Way Walk

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  Take on the Worcestershire Way challenge. 31 miles in a day. Individually, with friends or get your colleagues together to walk the length of the Worcestershire Way. Beginning at Bewdley at 6am, stride out across the wonderful Worcestershire countryside before finishing with the spectacular slopes of the Malvern Hills. Lunch is provided at The… Read more »

Paddle, Plod & Pedal

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The Paddle, Plod & Pedal follows a circular 45 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 »

Waterways Walk

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Walk the flat 21-mile circular route from Droitwich along the restored Droitwich Canal to the River Severn and back along the Worcester- Birmingham Canal, the 10-mile midi route from Diglis to Droitwich, or the mini route – a 6-mile circular river and canal walk starting at Perdiswell Sports Centre. Kindly sponsored by Droitwich Spa Marina…. Read more »

Cycling buddies ride to Paris

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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

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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

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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

Rob Clarke Wolverhampton to Aberdovey cycle ride

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

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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

David Hawkins walking 60km

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 »