Looking for a new challenge? Why not take part in a walk through the beautiful Suffolk countryside to feel the benefit of exercise on your overall wellbeing and raise money for Suffolk Mind at the same time?
You can get involved in any walk, any where, any time to raise money for Suffolk Mind.
The Stour Valley Path
If you’re stuck for ideas for where to walk, why not challenge yourself along the Stour Valley Path. It’s a 60 mile route following the valley sides of the River Stour and 2019 is its 25th anniversary. For more details visit their website by clicking here.
Councillor James Finch, who is the Chairman of Suffolk County Council will be taking part in 10 walks along The Stour Valley Path from Newmarket to Cattawade for Suffolk Mind. James has chosen Suffolk Mind as his Charity of the Year for 2019/2020.
You can join James on any of his walks throughout 2019:
- Saturday 22nd June, Newmarket to Stetchworth, 5 miles
- Saturday 6th July, Stetchworth to Great Bradley, 4.5 miles
- Friday 19th July, Great Bradley to Kedington, 5.7 miles
- Tuesday 6th August, Kedington to Clare, 8 miles
- Friday 16th August, Clare to Long Melford, 8.5 miles
- Saturday 31st August, Long Melford to Great Henny, 7 miles
- Friday 13th September, Great Henny to Wormingford, 6 miles
- Friday 27th September, Wormingford to Stoke-by-Nayland, 6.5 miles
- Saturday 12th October, Stoke-by-Nayland to Stratford St Mary, 5.2 miles
- Friday 25th October, Stratford St Mary to Cattawade, 4.5 miles
If you don’t feel like completing the walk yourself, you can sponsor James here.
Registering & fundraising
You can take part in a walk anywhere and at any time you like. If you’d like to get involved in your own walking challenge or join James along the Stour Valley Path to fundraise for Suffolk Mind, then complete this form and we can set up your own giving page on our website.
For any questions, or for further information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aubrey’s Swim in aid of Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 09/11/2019Aubrey is swimming 5km at the Olympic Swimming Pool in Stratford for Suffolk Mind.
Great East Run - Danny Smy (1)
Event Date: 22/09/2019Danny is running in the Great East Run half marathon on Sunday 22nd September, covering a 13 mile route across Ipswich.
Karen Webb - Great East Run Half Marathon (1)
Event Date: 22/09/2019
I have been training for this event this year as part of an effort to get fitter and improve my mental health. I have an anxiety disorder and Suffolk Mind has been a great source of information and support for me; so I would love to repay this by contributing in my small way.
Matthew Long's Sudbury to the Sea Kayak Challenge (1)
Event Date: 14/09/2019
Matthew is kayaking from Sudbury to the coast on Saturday 14th September, all to raise money for Suffolk Mind; it is an organised event by the River Stour Trust and is 24 ½ miles over two days.
Natasha runs the London Marathon for Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 26/04/2020
Natasha Miles is our first ever Suffolk Mind marathon runner and she's running in memory of her partner, Nick Dinsdale.
Red Gables supporting Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 23/11/2019On Saturday 23rd November, 12pm - 4pm, Red Gables is putting on a fantastic event including live music, a raffle and bric-a-brac all for Suffolk Mind.
RED January (1)
Event Date: 01/01/2020Sponsor our REDers who are challenging themselves to get active every day, their way this January.
Ska'd 4life (1)
Event Date: 09/11/2019
The band Ska'd 4life are hosting a fundraising dance on Saturday 9th November to raise money and awareness for Suffolk Mind.
Start a smile (1)
Event Date:Jade Berry at the Purple Pumpkin Creative Studio will be hosting quarterly events for people to paint a small item like a tile, start or heart for someone who's having a hard time. All the proceeds will go to Suffolk Mind.
Suffolk County Council Chairman’s Charity (5)
We are delighted that the Chairman of the Suffolk County Council, Councillor James Finch, has chosen Suffolk Mind as his charity of the year, helping us in our aim of making Suffolk the best place in the world for talking about and taking care of mental health.
Suffolk Food Hall (1)
The team at the Suffolk Food Hall have chosen Suffolk Mind as one of their chosen charities of the year for 2019 and are supporting us with many events and activities throughout the year.
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