This 65km charity walk starts on the Hampton Estate, close to the village of Seale (between Guildford and Farnham).
The circular route guides your team through this area of outstanding natural beauty. The varied terrain includes open heathland and a nature reserve, with plenty of stunning views along the way.
Why do a charity walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust?
The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone living with the condition. We are investing in cutting-edge research, supporting clinical care, and campaigning tirelessly on the issues that matter, but we need your help. Together we will beat cystic fibrosis for good.
Teams should be a minimum of four and a maximum of six walkers, plus a support driver and vehicle. The support driver will meet you at each checkpoint and help you refuel, ahead of the next section of this fabulous charity walk.
How do I register a team?
To register your team simply complete our online registration form. The closing date for registrations is 14 May 2021.
Register a team
How do I add more members to my team?
Each member will be able to add themselves to the team here, by entering the unique team password.
Add team members
What’s the route?
You can check out the route here.
What will I get as a Great Strides™ participant?
- Fundraising advice.
- Access to exclusive online training.
- Bespoke Great Strides T-shirt and medal.
- An enormous sense of achievement knowing that you have made a huge difference for the thousands of people affected by cystic fibrosis.
Five reasons to sign up to Great Strides™ Surrey Hills
1. The beautiful location
The Great Strides Surrey Hills trek route takes you through this area of outstanding natural beauty and features the Devil’s Punch Bowl, which legend says was created when the Devil threw a handful at earth at Thor, the God of Thunder. You’ll also cross Hankley Common, which is a nature reserve featured in multiple James Bond films including Skyfall.
2. Make a difference
Your fundraising will help us to support people living with CF in the UK and fund ground-breaking research into the condition. £1,000 could pay for one week of PhD lab research as part of one of our Strategic Research Centres, or could empower a person with CF to develop their passion, creative hobby or skill into a new business idea through our Helen Barrett Bright Ideas Awards.
3. Spend time with friends and meet new people
Getting involved in a sponsored walk like Great Strides is incredibly sociable. During your training and on the day, you will spend lots of quality time with your family and friends together as a team. And, on event day, you’ll many like-minded people passionate about the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
4. Get fit!
If you do enough training, the likelihood is that you’ll be in better shape before you even start your challenge – not to mention how great you’ll feel after!
5. And feel amazing!
By completing Great Strides Surrey Hills you will have incredible memories from the day, you’ll have helped a worthy cause and you’ll have an amazing sense of achievement.
Take a look at our FAQs or get in touch and our Great Strides team will give you a call back to tell you more about the event.