Midnight Walk 2017

Midnight Walk 2017

Start and finish Weston Homes Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester CO4 5UP | Saturday 27 May 2017 21:30 - 02:00

Calling all Disco Divas – get ready for Saturday night fever!

Follow the call of the disco ball and join hundreds of women on an incredible night time stroll at our 9th annual Midnight Walk. 

Many of our marvellous ladies walk 3 miles or 7.5 miles in memory of a loved one or because the hospice has supported them personally, while others take part for a fun girls' night out and to raise money for their local hospice.

Walk on your own, with your family and friends, with your exercise class, with your work colleagues, the choice is yours… and there will be plenty of new friends to be made on route!

What to wear?

The theme is Disco Diva, so anything goes! Why not get in the groove by walking with us in your finest funky flares, don your disco dancing dress, be inspired by the disco ball or buy one of our terrific event t-shirts? Comfy shoes or trainers are a must though!

The route

Choose the 3 mile or 7.5 mile walk on pavements around the local area, both routes starting and finishing at Weston Homes Community Stadium in Colchester.

Along the route there will be an opportunity for those walking in memory of a loved one to have a quiet moment to attach a personal message on a special tree stationed at Colchester Rugby Club.

Why take part?

The hospice largely relies on the support of our wonderful community who fundraise for us and who take part our events, in order to meet the £8.7 million we need each year to run our services. By taking part in Midnight Walk and raising sponsorship money, you will help us to help local people with an incurable illness to live well and die with dignity and choice.

Julie will be walking with us for the second time at this year’s Midnight Walk. She was diagnosed in December 2013 with advanced breast cancer and secondaries in her spine and ribs, and this year she is determined to walk 7.5 miles with us. Read Julie's story here.

The buzzing atmosphere and feeling of solidarity among the ladies is always wonderful – register to join us to experience it for yourself!

What’s it like?

Want a taster of what Midnight Walk 2016 was like? Watch the MW16 video and take a look at our photo gallery. You could also give our Midnight Walk Facebook page a like to catch up on all the fun!

Who can take part?

Midnight Walk is for ladies age 11 and over. Sorry gents, feedback from previous events shows that participants would prefer to keep it as a girl’s night out, but we would love you to help us by volunteering as a marshal along the route or on the registration desk at the start/finish and support our lovely ladies on their journey.

Volunteer marshals

If you would like to volunteer as a marshal on the night to help us keep our ladies safe on their walk, please contact events@sthelenahospice.org.uk or call the events team on 01206 931468.


Standard rate
From 17:01 (5.01pm) Saturday 11th Feb 2017 to 12:00 on Friday 26th May 2017
7.5 miles - £15
3 miles - £10

On the day
7.5 miles - £20
3 miles - £15


Special pink Midnight Walk t-shirts are priced £10 each. Last order date is Thursday 11th May 2017.

Your t-shirt will be available for collection from our events office at Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS between 9:00 to 17:00 between Monday 22nd to Friday 26th May 2017, or collect on the night at event registration at Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Group registration

Taking part as a group of family members, friends, work colleagues, exercise class? You can sign up online by clicking the 'Register' button below.

**Register 10 places and get the 11th place free! Please note you need to download this form and return to the address below to take advantage of this offer and receive the free 11th place free, rather than signing up your group online.**

Ready to get your groove on?

Please click the 'Register' button below.

Alternatively please download this form and post to Fundraising Office, St Helena Hospice, Unit 1 Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS, or email the completed form back to us at events@sthelenahospice.org.uk or please call 01206 931468.
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