Walk for Parkinson's - Oxford 2018
Join us for our Walk for Parkinson's around beautiful Oxford.
2018 event details
- Start and finish: Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford OX2 7EE
- Minimum sponsorship: £50 suggested
- Registration fee: £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s
- Registration opens: 9.30am
- Start time: 4.5 and 8 mile routes will start at 10am, 1.5 mile route will start at 10:30am
- Route: 1.5 mile, 4.5 miles and 8 miles
Join us for our eighth sponsored Walk for Parkinson’s - Oxford. Experience the Radcliffe Camera in its full glory, marvel in the wonderful architecture of the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre, spot hidden Colleges, walk under the famous Bridge of Sighs and stroll across the peaceful Oxford University Parks.
What you'll receive
Take part in a Walk for Parkinson’s in 2018 and help raise vital funds for people affected by Parkinson’s. Every step will take us closer to a cure.
All our walkers will receive the best support from us, including:
- A Walk for Parkinson's T-shirt
- Fundraising advice, including a fundraising pack
- Support with your training
- A finisher's medal
Dogs: Dogs are more than welcome on the walk; please keep them on short leads throughout.
Accessibility: Only the 1.5 and 4.5 mile route is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. Whilst a lot of the walk will be on pavements or footpaths, some parts could be uneven or muddy so we would advise wearing suitable waterproof footwear!
Toilets: Toilets are available at the start/finish point and public toilets are available on the routes.
Car park: Free parking is available in the Cherwell School North Site car parks.
Refreshments: Please ensure you bring a drink and snack/light lunch with you. There will be a light refreshment point on the 8 mile route only, at approximately the halfway point.
Walk packs: which include your walk t-shirt and number will be sent out 2 weeks prior to the walk.
Registration: Please note registration closes 1 week prior to the event. On the day registration will be available but will be cash only and will cost £15 for adults and £7.50 for under 16s.
Minimum sponsorship: We suggest that walkers aim to raise at least £50. The sponsorship raised from the Walk for Parkinson’s – Oxford will go towards funding the research project Investigating the Waste Disposal System in Parkinson’s, taking place in the Pharmacology Department at the University of Oxford. This research project will be looking at fatty molecules called lipids, which play an important role in keeping the brain working properly, to try to identify what type of lipids are involved in Parkinson’s.
View the route
This weekend also sees BOXCAM200 return to Oxford. This great 200-mile cycle sportive will test your legs on a mixture of tough climbs, fast descents and scenic flats. Ride the full 200 miles from Bristol to Cambridge with a stop overnight in Oxford, or choose one half of the journey for a 100-mile day challenge.
If you have any questions regarding this walk please phone 020 7963 3912 or email [email protected]
Create your fundraising page
Make a fundraising page with JustGiving, then share it with friends and family. The money you raise will help us find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's.