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Warming up for walk with Winston’s Wish

What? The second Winston’s Wish Sunrise Walk
When? This Saturday, 25th September 2010
Where? A circular route of ten miles from Cheltenham Racecourse
Time? A colourful glow stick parade will mark the start of the walk and walkers will stride out into the sunrise at 6am.

Winston’s Wish, the leading childhood bereavement charity is warming up ahead of its second Sunrise Walk of 2010 taking place this Saturday, 25 September in Gloucestershire.

Over 270 walkers will be stepping out from Cheltenham Racecourse at dawn on Saturday to take part in a truly special event to either celebrate the memory of a loved one or to enjoy a fun morning raising money for charity. A record number of participants have already signed up to take part in the special ten mile walk which will mean an increase in funds raised for the charity.

“We are looking forward to welcoming everyone bright and early at the Cheltenham Racecourse on Saturday morning, we hope that all the participants will be wide awake and ready to embark on the truly special event.” said Sally Davies, Regional Fundraising and Events Manager for Winston’s Wish.

“We’d like to say a huge thank you to our corporate supporters at Creed for supplying all of the food for both of our walks, G4S for generously sponsoring the half way point and providing water, to the Cheltenham Racecourse for allowing us to use the venue and Fitness First and Chelsea Building Society for providing items for the goody bags. There is still time to register your place; sign up online today to make sure you don’t miss out on all the fun” Sally continued.

For further information on the walk please visit (walkers will not be able to register on the day).