Windsor Marathon Walk
- Activity: Walking
- Location: Windsor to Bourne End
- Date: June each year
- Distance: 10km/21km/42km
- Difficulty: Moderate to Tough
The inaugural Marathon Walk along the River Thames is designed to give participants a chance to enjoy the wonderful nature around the River, while putting them in “the shoes” of street children around the world and raising funds to help them.
The route will depart from iconic Windsor, before following the river upstream to Bourne End. From there, the route will take participants back along the river to Windsor. The route is flat and easy on the feet, with food and beverages provided at regular intervals.
By taking part on behalf of Link Ethiopia, you will help us to continue our work in changing lives through education. With the money you raise you will help to improve schools, empower teachers and ensure that all children can get a good education.
We will also support you with any help or resources you might need, to get you on the right foot with fundraising. Please fill out the contact form on this page if you have any questions.
How much does it cost to take part?
The registration fee rates vary according to the length of the course you choose to cover. The fee for the shortest, 10km route is £20. For the half and full marathon course, the fees are £32 and £42, respectively.
Children under the age of 12 pay half price.
What support will I receive?
Included in the fee is food and drinks throughout the route, with hot lunch provided at one of the resturants along river. You will also be provided with an event pack containing a route map and energy products, and a completion certificate at the end!
Run for Link Ethiopia and we will be on hand to give you the advice and information you need to achieve your fundraising goals. You will also get a spot in our hall of fame!
When and where does the event take place?
The challenge will take place during the Summer Solstice, on 21st June. The walk will start and end in Windsor.
What is the course like?
The course follows the Thames Path, following the river upstream to Bourne End and back again. The route is flat and comfortable, with stops scheduled along the way. For an outline of the 42km route, click here.
How much should I fundraise?
Individual entry is bought by the participant so there is no fundraising minimum for this challenge. Raise as much as you can and all proceeds will go towards our projects and schools in Ethiopia
We will provide each team member with information to set up an online fundraising account, a fundraising pack, and guidance and support from our fundraising team to help you achieve the goals you set out.
Where can I find out more?
How do I sign up?
Please click here to sign up.
If you’re taking part we’d love to hear from you – you can use the contact form on this page to get in touch. Don’t forget that you can talk to us about any fundraising queries you might have.
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