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Round the World Challenge

Fact ………………… Walking is great for us!!!
Most of us could do with moving around more and doing fun things as a group are great for keeping us motivated.  With this in mind I set up the Round the World Challenge
According to various sites on the internet the approximate distance around our planet is 40,075km.  The […]

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11. May 2014 by Carol
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Charity Draw & Celebration Evening

[ January 31, 2013; 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ] I thought it was about time I let you know of our progress to date and highlight our Charity Draw at the Rose & Crown in Sandridge next week on Thursday 31st January from 7.30pm, to which everyone is welcome.

With the help of everyone who walked with us or supported our events over the last […]

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23. January 2013 by Carol
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We Are Changing How We Choose Our Causes

As a new organisation, last year was about getting started and seeing how things worked.  Carol chose the first charity to support during January/February and from then on walkers who came along were able to nominate a charity for each two month period.  This allowed us to raise money for six brilliant charities, namely: MS Research, The Eve […]

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19. March 2012 by Carol
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Afternoon Tea in Aid of the Woodland Trust

[ March 17, 2012; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] This afternoon we are holding an Afternoon Tea in aid of The Woodland Trust to help celebrate them reaching the amazing milestone of have planted over 300,000 trees at Heartwood Forest in Sandridge, Hertfordshire.  The Woodland Trust is very important to us because through them buying and protecting Heartwood we have some amazing countryside walks […]

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17. March 2012 by Carol
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Support for McMillan Nurses during July and August

A number of our walkers have had friends and family who have benefited from the support and care given by the McMillan nurses so we were pleased to nominate them as one of our causes.

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23. September 2011 by Carol
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New Cause for May and June

For May and June we have chosen The Brain Tumour Research Organisation, (BTRO) set up to represent 16 Brain Tumour charities based throughout the UK. Their mission is to accelerate progress in this vital area of cancer research and address the lack of funding in this area.
Please click here to follow a link to The Brain Tumour Research […]

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11. May 2011 by Carol
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Why The Eve Appeal?

At Get Fit & Give we want to highlight organisations that don’t always get the publicity they deserve.  The Eve Appeal and the research they fund was bought to our attention by the sister of one of our walkers.  None of us had heard of the organisation and everyone we spoke to said the same and with […]

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08. April 2011 by Carol
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